Michael J. Altman is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He is interested in the ways “religion” emerges from contact, conflict, and difference. Specifically, he is completing a book on American representations of Hindu religions during the nineteenth century.

He is also managing editor of Sacred Matters: Religious Currents in Culture.

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Contact him at maltman2@ua.edu or @MichaelJAltman