Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras / Edition 2

Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras / Edition 2

by Diana L. Eck
ISBN-10:
0807073016
ISBN-13:
9780807073018
Pub. Date:
04/14/2003
Publisher:
Beacon Press
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Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras / Edition 2

Religion scholar Diana Eck is director of the Pluralism Project, which seeks to map the new religious diversity of the United States, particularly the increasing presence of Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. In this tenth-anniversary edition of Encountering God, Eck shows why dialogue with people of other faiths remains crucial in today's interdependent world—globally, nationally, and even locally. She reveals how her own encounters with other religions have shaped and enlarged her Christian faith toward a bold new Christian pluralism

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807073018
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 04/14/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 276
Sales rank: 392,011
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 2003ix
Preface 1993xvii
1.Bozeman to Banaras: Questions from the Passage to India1
2.Frontiers of Encounter: The Meeting of East and West in America since the 1893 World's Parliament of Religions22
3.The Names of God: The Meaning of God's Manyness45
4.The Faces of God: Discovering the Incarnation in India81
5.The Breath of God: The Fire and Freedom of the Spirit118
6.Attention to God: The Practice of Prayer and Meditation144
7."Is Our God Listening?": Exclusivism, Inclusivism, and Pluralism166
8.The Imagined Community: Spiritual Interdependence and a Wider Sense of "We"200
Notes233
Selected Readings245
Index253

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