• Simon Brodbeck
  • Anna S. King University of Winchester
  • Dermot Killingley University of Newcastle




South Asia, South Asian practices, modern West

Author Biographies

Anna S. King, University of Winchester

Anna S. King is Reader in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Winchester, and attached to the University of Winchester Centre of Religions for Reconciliation and Peace. She trained as a social anthropologist at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford. She is the contributing editor with Professor John Brockington of The Intimate Other: Love Divine in Indic Religions (Delhi: OrientLongman, 2004), and contributing editor of Indian Religions: Renaissance and Renewal (London: Equinox, 2006). Anna has published in the areas of contemporary spirituality(ies), and global Hinduism and Islam. She has a long-standing interest in Vaishnavism and ISKCON and has two articles, ‘For Love of Krishna’, and ‘Thealogising Radha’, in The Hare Krishna Movement: Forty Years of Chant and Change (ed. Graham Dwyer and Richard J. Cole; London and New York: I. B. Tauris: 134–67, 193–29). Recent articles on ISKCON include ‘Vedic Science and Modern Science’; ‘Krishna’s Cows: ISKCON’s Animal Theology and Practice’, and ‘Krishna’s Prasadam: “Eating our Way back to Godhead”’. Anna was consultant to the 2012 ethnographic film LEAP directed by the Finnish director, Jouko Aaltonen. She is Convenor of the annual Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, and founder and joint editor of Religions of South Asia (RoSA).

Dermot Killingley, University of Newcastle

Dermot Killingley, former Reader in Hindu Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.




How to Cite

Brodbeck, S., King, A. S., & Killingley, D. (2018). Editorial. Religions of South Asia, 12(1), 5–7. https://doi.org/10.1558/rosa.37509