Thomas A. Tweed

Thomas A. Tweed holds the W. Harold and Martha Welch Endowed Chair in American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Author of The American Encounter with Buddhism, 1844-1912: Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent (1992) and editor of Buddhism in the United States, 1844-1925 (2004), Tweed currently serves as president of the American Society for the Study of Religion, and will become president-elect of the American Academy of Religion this fall.
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