Tony Stewart

Tony Stewart is a Professor of Religion at Vanderbilt University with a A.B. and Ph.D. in South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago.

His research interests include the Gaudiya Vaisnava movement, religious narrative, hagiography, and poetry of Muslim and Hindu traditions of the Bangla-speaking world.

Representative Publications

“Replicating Vaisnava Worlds: Organizing Devotional Space through the Architectonics
of the Mandala.” South Asian History and Culture 2, no. 2 (April 2011): 300-336

“In Search of Equivalence: Conceiving Muslim-Hindu Encounter through Translation Theory.” History of Religions 40, no. 3 (Winter 2001): 261-88

“When Rahu Devours the Moon: The Myth of the Birth of Krsna Caitanya.” International Journal of Hindu Studies 1, no. 2 (August 1997): 221-64

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