Book Reviews


  1. Dilatato Corde Vol. V, no.1. Jan-June. Clooney, Francis X.  His Hiding Place is Darkness, a Hindu-Catholic Theopoetics of Divine Absence. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2014. viii, 187 pp.
  2. Australian eJournal of Theology 21.2 (August, 2014) Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow. ‘Is God an Illusion? The Great Debate between Science and Spirituality’. London, Rider, 2011. xix, 315 pp.
  3. Australian eJournal of Theology 20.2 (August 2013) Anthony C. Grayling. ‘The God Argument: the case against Religion and for Humanism’. London: Bloomsbury, 2013.
  4. Australian eJournal of Theology 18.1 (2011). Hawking, Stephen and Leonard Mlodinow. The Grand Design: New answers to the ultimate questions of life. London: Bantam Press, 2010. 200 pp.
  5. Australian eJournal of Theology 16, (August 2010). Comte-Sponville, André. The Book of Atheist Spirituality. translated by Nancy Huston. London: Bantam Books, 2009. 212 pp. originally published in French as L’esprit de lathéisme. Paris: Editions Albin Michel.
  6. Pacifica 21 (2008) 229-231. Prayer and Spirituality in the early Church, Volume 4: The Spiritual Life. Mayer, Wendy, Pauline Allen, and Lawrence Cross (eds.). Strathfield NSW: St Paul’s Publications, 2006. xi, 367 pp.
  7. Pacifica 20 (2007) 339-341. Robinson, Bob, Christians meeting Hindus, an analysis and theological critique of the Hindu-Christian Encounter in India. Carlisle, Cumbria: Regnum, 2004. xviii, 385 pp.
  8. Australasian Catholic Record 81 (2004) 503-504. May, John D’Arcy. Transcendence and Violence. New York: Continuum, 2003. 225 pp.
  9. South Asia, Journal of Asian Studies 27 (2004) 269-270. Mahias, Marie-Claude Le barratage du monde, essais danthopologie des techniques en Inde. Paris : Editions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme, 2002. xvi, 374 pp.
  10. South Asia, Journal of Asian Studies 26 (2003) 106-107. Kripal, Jeffrey J. Roads of Excess, Palaces of Wisdom. Eroticism and Reflexivity in the Study of Mysticism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. xviii, 412 pp.
  11. South Asia, Journal of Asian Studies 25 (2002) 174-175. Jackie Assayag, LInde: désir de nation. Paris: Editions Odile Jacob, 2001. 347 pp.
  12. South Asia, Journal of Asian Studies 25 (2002) 158-160. Women and Worship: perspectives from world religions. Augustine Thottakara (ed.), Bangalore: Journal of Dharma & Dharmaram Publications, 2000. 296 pp.

About interfaithashram

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.
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