Hindu-Christian Encounter in India

from a Christian Ashram in India (photographer: Ted Ulrich, 2018)
from a Christian Ashram in India (photographer: Ted Ulrich, 2018)

Lecture series by Ted Ulrich, Ph.D.

Date & Time:

Thursday, November 1, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nov. 1, 8, and 15, 2018


free and open to the public


Church of Saint Cecilia
Fellowship Hall
2357 Bayless Place
Saint Paul, MN 55114

Main Image

from a Christian Ashram in India (photographer: Ted Ulrich, 2018)

Ted Ulrich, Ph.D. (photographer: Mark Brown)

Ted Ulrich, Ph.D. (photographer: Mark Brown)

In this series, Ted Ulrich will focus on the history and aspects of Hindu-Christian encounter in south India. Although Christianity is the dominant religion in the West, it also has a rich history in the East, including in India where it has had a longstanding encounter Hinduism. Professor Ulrich will explore this encounter and the valuable lessons we can learn from it as the West grows more religiously diverse.

  1. Thursday, Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m: Christianity in Hindu India
  2. Thursday, Nov 8, 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m: Hindu-Christian Confrontation
  3. Thursday, Nov 15, 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m: Hindu-Christian Dialogue

Ted Ulrich, Ph.D., is professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas. He specializes in the study of Christian-Hindu dialogue and the religions and cultures of India. He has taken eight trips to India for teaching and research. Four of these trips were study abroad courses for St. Thomas students. His most recent trip was for ten months, and was sponsored by the Fulbright Scholar Program. Click here to read more about Professor Ulrich’s teaching and scholarship.

Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center and the Church of Saint Cecilia

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