Varughese John

Religion and Culture in South Asia

Varughese John is Professor and Dean of Doctoral Studies at the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bengaluru. He received his Ph.D. (Kierkegaard studies) as a Fellow of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research. He was awarded the Kierkegaard House Foundation Fellowship at the Howard & Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library (2010–2011), where he continues to serve on its International Advisory Board. In recent years, as a Langham scholar, his research and publications have been in the area of secularism and religious freedom in South Asia. He is the author of Truth and Subjectivity, Faith and History: Kierkegaard’s Insights for Christian Faith.