Religion scholar Diana Eck is director of the Pluralism Project, which seeks to map the In this tenth-anniversary edition of Encountering God, Eck shows why . 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. In these excerpts from her new book, Diana Eck describes her own theological journey – from Bozeman, Montana, to Banaras, India, from the Gallatin River to.
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I most enjoyed the author’s personal reflections on how her Christian faith has been deepened and enriched by her encounters with Hindus and people of a variety of other faiths; I think I would have enjoyed the book more if it was less scholarly and more personal reflection although that’s just me and not meant to be a criticism of the book.
Jun 28, Dave rated it liked it Shelves: I am glad she called it to my attention, this is a wonderful discussion of the theology of, need for, and aims of interfaith dialogue. In this tenth-anniversary edition of Encountering God, Eck shows why dialogue with people Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Account Options Sign in. In these troubled times, her rck provides much needed clarity in bringing inter-faith understanding. Want to Read saving….
This book isn’t about Hinduism per se, but you learn a lot about it on the way. Personally it is kind of a stretch for me, but her honesty about her own movement between the inclusivist and pluralist points on the spectrum helped.
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I found it to be more a story of the authors experiences in these two religions and how she came to appreciate and question certain things in both rather than a text actually comparing the differences and similarities between the two religions.
I want to read more like this.
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Fascinating, compelling, easy to read without ever sinking to a level wherein you aren’t actively thinking about what you’re being presented The centerpiece disna the book is her argument for religious and spiritual pluralism. 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.
Kurtz Limited preview encounrering Believing the Bible in the Global South. Other editions – View all Encountering God: It’s got a great section on the possible Christian attitudes toward other religions. Hinduism is monotheistic not monotheistic and polytheistic as the author writes. Review ‘In a splendid exposition of non-Christian approaches to God, Eck encourages an increased religious literacy that she suggests will contribute richness and diversity to our national identity.
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Lost a star because the narrative frequently falls into a default Christian perspective that seems to lose the larger themes. This is one of the most skillfully written scholarly books I have encountered in some time. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Sip this book like a fine wine.
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