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Christopher Key Chapple

Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology, and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies

Los Angeles , CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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Publications

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Biography

Christopher Key Chapple is Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and founding Director of the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. A specialist in the religions of India, he has published more than twenty books, including the recent Living Landscapes: Meditations on the Elements in Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Yogas (SUNY Press). He serves as advisor to multiple organizations including the Forum on Religion and Ecology (Yale), the Ahimsa Center (Pomona), the Dharma Academy of North America (Berkeley), the Jain Studies Centre (SOAS, London), the South Asian Studies Association, and International School for Jain Studies (New Delhi). He teaches online through the Center for Religion and Spirituality (LMU) and YogaGlo.

Recent book: http://www.sunypress.edu/p-6860-living-landscapes.aspx
YogaGlo Classes: https://www.glo.com/preview/teachers/dr-chris-chapple
Master of Arts in Yoga Studies: https://bellarmine.lmu.edu/yoga/

Education

Fordham University

Ph.D., History of Religions

1980

Fordham University

M.A., Buddhism

1978

State University of New York

B.A., Comparative Literature and Religious Studies

1976

Areas of Expertise

Sanskrit LiteratureSamkhya Philosophy YogaJainismBuddhism

Courses

Religions of the World

Religions of the World

Religions of India

Religions of India

Religions of the Far East

Religions of the Far East

Buddhism

Buddhism

Hindu and Jaina Theology

Hindu and Jaina Theology

Manitou, Mormons, Masala

Manitou, Mormons, Masala

Religion and Ecology

Religion and Ecology

Comparative Religious Ethics

Comparative Religious Ethics

Comparative Mysticism (Graduate Level)

Comparative Mysticism (Graduate Level)

Indic Traditions: Vedanta and Yoga (Graduate Level)

Indic Traditions: Vedanta and Yoga (Graduate Level)

Elementary Sanskrit

Elementary Sanskrit