Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break down the Boundaries Between Religions / Edition 1

Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break down the Boundaries Between Religions / Edition 1

by Francis X. Clooney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195138546

ISBN-13: 9780195138542

Pub. Date: 09/27/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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,

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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 enter into conversation with one another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195138542
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/27/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1Widening the Theological Conversation in Today's Pluralistic Context3
2Arguing the Existence of God: From the World to Its Maker29
3Debating God's Identity62
4Making Sense of Divine Embodiment94
5How Revelation Matters in the Assessment of Religions129
6Faithful and Reasonable Theology in a Pluralistic World163
App. IList of Theologians197
App. II: Note on the Translations and Pronunciation199
Bibliography201
Index207

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