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Eastern Ways of Being Religious / Edition 1
     

Eastern Ways of Being Religious / Edition 1

by Gary E. Kessler
 

ISBN-10: 0767412257

ISBN-13: 9780767412254

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This historically organized collection of scriptural sources and interpretive essays can be used on its own or as a supplement. Its overall goal is to help beginning students read and understand significant source material pertaining to the great religions of the East.

Overview

This historically organized collection of scriptural sources and interpretive essays can be used on its own or as a supplement. Its overall goal is to help beginning students read and understand significant source material pertaining to the great religions of the East.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767412254
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION
1. A Challenge
Lee H. Yearley: �New Religious Virtues and the Study of Religion�
2. What Is Religion?
Rem B. Edwards: The Search for Family Resemblances of Religion
3. How Should We Study Religion?
William E. Paden: Comparative Perspectives / Wayne Proudfoot: Explanation
PART II. WAYS OF BEING RELIGIOUS ORIGINATING IN ASIA
4. Hindu Ways of Being Religious
David R. Kinsley: Hinduism / Rig Veda: �I Pray to Agni� � �We Have Drunk the Soma� � �The Hymn of Man� � �Creation Hymn� / Upanishads: Brihadaranyaka / Chandogya / The Laws of Manu / Valmiki: The Ramayana / Bhagavad-Gita (Chapters 2 and 12) / Yoga Sutra (2.1�51; 3.1�8) / Mira: Songs / Devi-Mahatmya / Shankara: Crest-Jewel of Discrimination (Viveka- Chudamani) / Ramanuja: Vedanta Sutra Commentary (Shri-Bhashya) / Mahanirvana Tantra / Gandhi: Experiments with Truth / Katherine K. Young: The Case of Uma Bharati / Tracy Pintchman: Gender Complementarity and Hierarchy / Diana L. Eck: Seeing the Divine
(and more...)

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