Here's why he feels this way (and his arguments are impressive):
- Hinduism rests on the fact that there is a heck of a lot we don't know about.
- the wonderful fact (about Hinduism) is that in an era of uncertainty, incertitude, you have uniquely a religion that privileges incertitude.
- About creation, the Rig Veda actually says "where the universe comes from, who made all of this heaven and earth, may be He in the heaven knows, may be even He does not know",
- A religion that is prepared to question the omniscience of the Creator is to my mind a wonderful faith for a modern or post-modern sensibility.
- "On top of that, you have got extraordinary eclecticism" and since no one knows what God looks like one is free to imagine God as one likes in Hinduism, he says