The need for Hindu theologians is indispensable. In their absence, the gap will be filled by many who lack training -- classically or academically -- who do a disservice to the theological universality.
Banishment of "The Hindus" from India is emboldening the culture warriors who claim to speak on behalf of all Hindus. But this is not a victory for "Hinduism" over its American despisers. It is a victory of one group of Hindus over another.