Dr. Anantanand Rambachan

Dr. Anantanand Rambachan is a Professor of Religion, Philosophy and Asian Studies at Saint Olaf College, Minnesota, USA, where he has been teaching since 1985. Prof. Rambachan has a deep and sustained interest in interreligous dialogue and, in particular, the dialogue between Hinduism and Christianity. He has been very active in the dialogue programs of the World Council of Churches, and was Hindu guest and participant in the last three General Assemblies of the World Council of Churches in Vancouver, Canada, and Canberra, Australia and Harare, Zimbabwe. Prof. Rambachan is an Associate Editor for the Encyclopedia of Hinduism, a project which is working to produce the first, comprehensive, multivolume series treating the Hindu tradition. He is a member Consultation on Population and Ethics, a non-governmental organization, affiliated with the United Nations. In 1989, Prof. Rambachan was awarded the Chaconia Gold Medal, Trinidad and Tobago's second highest national honor for public service.