Some More Delightful Iconoclasm

A Response to Andrew Kunze

Authors

  • Michael J. Altman University of Alabama

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.36146

Keywords:

religious studies, William James, Robert Ellwood

Abstract

A response to Andrew Kunze's review of Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu: American Representations of India, 1721-1893.

Author Biography

Michael J. Altman, University of Alabama

Michael J. Altman is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama where he researches and teaches course on colonialism, Asian religions in America, and critical theory. He holds a Ph.D. in American Religious Cultures from Emory University, a M.A. in Religion from Duke University, and a B.A. in Religious Studies and English from the College of Charleston.

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Published

2018-09-24

How to Cite

Altman, M. (2018). Some More Delightful Iconoclasm: A Response to Andrew Kunze. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 47(2), 16–17. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.36146

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