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Ariel Glucklich is a Professor of Theology at Georgetown University and offers courses in Hinduism, Psychology of Religion and Anthropology of Religion. He is interested in a wide range of issues including classical Indian law, Hindu myths and rituals, contemporary folk religion and magic in Banaras, theories and methods in the study of religion, phenomenology, neuro-psychology and the evolutionary psychology of religious experience. His books include The Strides of Vishnu: Hindu Culture in Historical Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2008); Climbing Chamundi Hill: 1001 Steps with a Storyteller and a Reluctant Pilgrim (HarperCollins, 2007); and Vishnu’s Footsteps: Exploring the Sacred Sites, Texts, and Myths at the Heart of Hinduism (HarperCollins, 2005). He is currently researching the way that religious emotions are implicated in human self-destructiveness.