‘The Doctrine of recognition (pratyabhijñā) and interfaith dialogue’ in
Samarasya, Studies in Indian Arts, Philosophy and Interreligious dialogue – in Honour of Bettina Bäumer, Sadananda Das, and Ernst Fürlinger, (eds). Delhi, D.K. Printworld, 2005. pp.431-440.
From the introduction:
“This paper will describe briefly some of the insights of the Doctrine of Recognition and show their value for the work of inter-religious dialogue. It is offered in tribute to Prof. Dr. Bettina Bäumer who has significantly contributed to the work of interreligious dialogue and who has experienced in herself the value both of Christianity and of Kashmir Shaivism.”
Rev. Dr. John Dupuche is a Roman Catholic Priest, a senior lecturer at MCD University of Divinity, and Honorary Fellow at Australian Catholic University. His doctorate is in Sanskrit in the field of Kashmir Shaivism. He is chair of the Catholic Interfaith Committee of the Archdiocese of Melbourne and has established a pastoral relationship with the parishes of Lilydale and Healesville. He is the author of 'Abhinavagupta: the Kula Ritual as elaborated in chapter 29 of the Tantraloka', 2003; 'Jesus, the Mantra of God', 2005; 'Vers un tantra chrétien' in 2009; translated as 'Towards a Christian Tantra' in 2009. He has written many articles. He travels to India each year. He lives in an interfaith ashram.