Between Jerusalem and Benares: Comparative Studies in Judaism and Hinduism

Between Jerusalem and Benares: Comparative Studies in Judaism and Hinduism

by Hananya Goodman (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791417164
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/01/1994
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface
David Shulman

1. Introduction: Judaism and Hinduism: Cultural Resonances
Hananya Goodman

2. The Love and Hate of Hinduism in the Work of Jewish Scholars
Wendy Doniger

Part One: Historical Encounters

3. Lexical Borrowings in Biblical Hebrew from Indian Languages as Carriers of Ideas and Technical Concepts
Chaim Rabin

4. Abraham and the Upanishads
David Flusser

5. Between Jews and Greeks: The Indian Model
Francis Schmidt

6. A Hindu Response to the Written Torah
D. Dennis Hudson

7. Yom Kippur: The Festival of Closing the Doors
Shalva Weil

Part Two: Cultural Resonances

8. Veda and Torah: The World Embodied in Scripture
Barbara A. Holdrege

9. From Dharma to Law
Bernard S. Jackson

10. Union and Unity in Hindu Tantrism
Elizabeth Chalier-Visuvalingam

11. Union and Unity in Kabbalah
Charles Mopsik

12. Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and Sri Aurobindo: Towards a Comparison
Margaret Chatterjee

Contributors

Notes

Index

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