Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions [NOOK Book]

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This volume offers an in-depth study of key themes common to the Hindu and Christian religious traditions. It redefines how we think about Hinduism, comparative study, and Christian theology. This book offers a bold new look at how traditions encounter one another, and how good comparisons are to be made. Redefining theology as an interreligious, comparative, dialogical, and confessional practice open to all people, it invites not only Hindus and Christians, but also theologians from all religious traditions, to ...
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Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

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Overview

This volume offers an in-depth study of key themes common to the Hindu and Christian religious traditions. It redefines how we think about Hinduism, comparative study, and Christian theology. This book offers a bold new look at how traditions encounter one another, and how good comparisons are to be made. Redefining theology as an interreligious, comparative, dialogical, and confessional practice open to all people, it invites not only Hindus and Christians, but also theologians from all religious traditions, to enter into conversation with one another.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198031697
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 9/27/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 405 KB

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Boston College
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Table of Contents

1 Widening the Theological Conversation in Today's Pluralistic Context 3
2 Arguing the Existence of God: From the World to Its Maker 29
3 Debating God's Identity 62
4 Making Sense of Divine Embodiment 94
5 How Revelation Matters in the Assessment of Religions 129
6 Faithful and Reasonable Theology in a Pluralistic World 163
App. I List of Theologians 197
App. II: Note on the Translations and Pronunciation 199
Bibliography 201
Index 207
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