Wrestling with God

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Wrestling With God is concerned with conceptualizing a Christian pluralist theology of religious experience primarily in dialogue with Buddhism, but also in conversation with Confucian, Daoist, Hindu, Jewish, and Islamic traditions as well as dialogue with the natural sciences. It is through such dialogue as a form of theological reflection that Christians can hope for the emergence of new forms of faith and practice that are relevant to the complexities of ...
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Overview

Description:
Wrestling With God is concerned with conceptualizing a Christian pluralist theology of religious experience primarily in dialogue with Buddhism, but also in conversation with Confucian, Daoist, Hindu, Jewish, and Islamic traditions as well as dialogue with the natural sciences. It is through such dialogue as a form of theological reflection that Christians can hope for the emergence of new forms of faith and practice that are relevant to the complexities of contemporary life. The author's style and openness make this accessible to the general reader as well as the scholar.

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""As a longtime participant in the ongoing Buddhist-Christian dialogue and as a student of the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, Paul Ingram is well equipped to mediate a ""trialogue"" between the worldviews of Christianity, Buddhism, and contemporary natural science. Written in a conversational rather than a heavily academic style, Wrestling with God challenges Christians, Buddhists, and natural scientists to reach out to one another for assistance in dealing with the complex ethical issues of our times.""
--Joe Bracken, Professor of Theology Emeritus,
Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio

About the Contributor(s):
Paul O. Ingram is Professor of Religion Emeritus at Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, Washington). He is the author of Wrestling with the Ox, The Modern Buddhist-Christian Dialogue, and The Dharma of Faith.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597524957
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/14/2006
  • Pages: 130
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul O. Ingram is Professor of Religion Emeritus at Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, Washington). He is the author of 'Wrestling with the Ox,' 'The Modern Buddhist-Christian Dialogue,' and 'The Dharma of Faith.'

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