In a feature produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Hindu priest Jayant Bapat, Hinduism teacher Mangalam Vasan, and Tamil scholar Balam Lakshmanan visit an early nineteenth century album of Hindu deities in the National Gallery of Victoria. Read more about Video: Seeing Hindu 'Idols'
When describing himself and his academic studies, doctoral student Axel Takács makes a certain, subtle distinction: "I don't want to say I study comparative theology," he says. "To say that I am studying to become a comparative theologian is a better way to look at it."
For Kalpana Jain, it is all about the power of voice. An investigative journalist from India, she has devoted her working life to giving voice to the voiceless by delving into social issues too often ignored or dismissed.
There were a couple of things Cristina knew for sure. She did not know which path her life would take, but she knew that either she would get married and establish a family or she would lead a (lay) consecrated life devoted to God