Timothy C. Cahill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Office Location
Room 409 Bobet Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
Department of Religious Studies
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 81
New Orleans LA 70118-6195
Direct Phone
(504) 865-3183
E-mail Address


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1995

Short Bio

Prof. Timothy C. Cahill specializes in the religious traditions of South Asia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 for research on Jagannatha Panditaraja, a 17th century devotional poet. Dr. Cahill began graduate work in Indology with an emphasis on grammar, religious poetry and early Hindu traditions. He taught at the University of Iowa, Lehigh University and the University of Pennsylvania before coming to Loyola. He is the author of An Annotated Bibliography of the Alamkarasastra (Brill, 2001) and "Logic, Love and the Complementary Concepts of Anvaya and Vyatireka" in Expanding and Merging Horizons. Contributions to South Asian and Cross-Cultural Studies in Commemoration of Wilhelm Halbfass (Vienna, 2007). His profiles of Asian religious centers in the New Orleans area are available online via the Pluralism Project at Harvard University.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to World Religions
  • Hindu Paths to God
  • Hindu Theology
  • Buddhism

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