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Timothy C. Cahill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Timothy C. Cahill, Ph.D.
Timothy C. Cahill, Ph.D.

Prof. Timothy C. Cahill specializes in the religious traditions of South Asia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 for research on Jagannatha Panditaraja, a 17th century devotional poet. Dr. Cahill began graduate work in Indology with an emphasis on grammar, religious poetry and early Hindu traditions. He taught at the University of Iowa, Lehigh University and the University of Pennsylvania before coming to Loyola. He is the author of An Annotated Bibliography of the Alamkarasastra (Brill, 2001) and "Logic, Love and the Complementary Concepts of Anvaya and Vyatireka" in Expanding and Merging Horizons. Contributions to South Asian and Cross-Cultural Studies in Commemoration of Wilhelm Halbfass (Vienna, 2007). His profiles of Asian religious centers in the New Orleans area are available online via the Pluralism Project at Harvard University.

Recent Publications

  • Hinduism; Kvya. In Oxford Bibliographies. Entry ID: 9780195399318-0030. Version Date: 2011-01-10. (10,000 words.)
  • ntarakita's Tattvasagraha: E-text and Grammatical Analysis. A complete database of the text, and word-by-word grammatical analysis. Electronically published by the Göttingen Register of Electronic Texts in Indian Languages (GRETIL) 2009.
  • Review of Hemacandras Kvynusana: Kapitel 1 und 2: eine Einführung in die Grundlagen des indischen Dramas und der indischen Poesie by Leo Both. Journal of the American Oriental Society, (2009) (proofs submitted)
  • Review of Hemacandras Kvynusana: Kapitel 1 und 2: eine Einführung in die Grundlagen des indischen Dramas und der indischen Poesie by Leo Both. Journal of the American Oriental Society, (2009) (proofs submitted)
  • Review of Hemacandras Kvynusana: Kapitel 1 und 2: eine Einführung in die Grundlagen des indischen Dramas und der indischen Poesie by Leo Both. Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol xxx, no. xxx (2009) (proofs submitted)

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1995; B.S., St. Lawrence University

Classes Taught

  • Introduction to World Religions
  • Hindu Paths to God
  • Hindu Theology
  • Buddhism