Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions

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This book offers a rich insight into the role played by the earthly manifestation of the divine, examining the implications for belief, devotion, faith and interfaith understanding.
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Overview


This book offers a rich insight into the role played by the earthly manifestation of the divine, examining the implications for belief, devotion, faith and interfaith understanding.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781851681303
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/1997
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.28 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 13
2 Avatars in the Great Epic 19
3 Krishna in the Bhagavad-Gita 32
4 Philosophical Comments on Avatar Doctrine 48
5 Avatar in Rama 63
6 Growth of the Krishna Cult 71
7 Similarity and Opposition 87
8 Modern Indian Thought and Christianity 98
9 Analysis of Avatar Doctrines 117
10 Incarnation of the Buddha 131
11 Buddhas and Avatars 149
12 Developing Buddhology 166
13 Jinas and Avatars 181
14 Incarnation in Islam? 192
15 Incarnation and Avatars 209
16 Theophany: Differences Between Krishna and Christ 223
17 Docetism, in Buddhology and Christology 240
18 Adoptionism: Christ and Muhammad 251
19 Recent Interpretations 263
Bibliography of Texts 278
Bibliography of Modern Writings 282
Index 286
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