Oxford University Press To Publish Olson’s Latest Book

Oxford University Press has accepted and will be publishing Professor of Religious Studies Carl Olson’s latest book, Indian Asceticism: Power, Violence, and Play, in the fall. Olson’s essay “The Conflicting Themes of Nonviolence and Violence in Ancient Indian Asceticism as Evident in the Practice of Fasting” has been published in the International Journal of Dharma Studies (2014, 2:1): 1-14. The essay is based on a paper delivered two years ago at the annual convention of the American Academy of Religion.