Bede Griffiths: A Life in Dialogue

Bede Griffiths: A Life in Dialogue

by Judson B. Trapnell
     
 

ISBN-10: 079144872X

ISBN-13: 9780791448724

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Bede Griffiths, O.S.B.Cam. (1906–1993) was a pioneer in the meeting of faiths and of cultures in the second half of the twentieth century. This captivating study of his pioneering work in intercultural and interreligious dialogue draws from meticulous research of Griffiths’s writings and his sources, as well as numerous personal interviews with the man…  See more details below

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Bede Griffiths, O.S.B.Cam. (1906–1993) was a pioneer in the meeting of faiths and of cultures in the second half of the twentieth century. This captivating study of his pioneering work in intercultural and interreligious dialogue draws from meticulous research of Griffiths’s writings and his sources, as well as numerous personal interviews with the man himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791448724
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
SUNY Series in Religious Studies Series
Pages:
297
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, Kenneth Cracknell
Acknowledgments
A Chronology of Bede Griffiths's Life

Introduction

Part I
God in Nature: 1906–1932

An Evening Walk
1 The Romantic Explorer of English Countryside
2 Reconciling Reason and Imagination
3 God through the Symbol of Nature
The Conditions for Dialogue

Part II
God in Christ and the Church: 1932–1968

Night of Conversion
4 The Benedictine in England and India
5 Faith as a Way of Knowing
6 God through the Symbols of Bible, Liturgy, and Prayer
Into Dialogue

Part III
Nonduality (Advaita): 1968–1993

The View from His Window
7 The Guide of Shantivanam and Prophet of Dialogue
8 The Way of Intuitive Wisdom
9 God beyond the Symbols of the Religions
Through Dialogue

Conclusion

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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