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 am glad she called it to my attention, this is a wonderful discussion of the theology of, need for, and aims of interfaith dialogue.
That last line’s a pun, read the book a Good book overall, Eck isn’t always clear when she’s leaving a “History of Religions” approach to her subjects and going into either personal reflection although that’s mostly clear or her own Theology I’m reading this for a class and initially planned to use the reserve encounterinb in the library. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. English Choose a language for shopping.
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She takes great scholarly care to lay out the problems with the alternatives to pluralism, namely religious exclusivity and religious inclusivity. Although she doesnt converte herself.
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She was involved in the interfaith dialogue program of the World Council of Churches for fifteen years. The primary purpose of the book i This book was inspired by the author’s experiences growing up a Methodist in Montana and then traveling to Banaras Varanasi in India as a college student, where she studied and learned about Hinduism.
Rarely have I read a book about experiences in India that combine such intelligence with such deep openness to the truth of spirituality in traditions not one’s own.
She was involved in the interfaith dialogue program of the World Council of Churches for fifteen years. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. One of the members of a small interfaith dialog group to which I belong suggested we all read this book.
Sep 11, Stephanie Curran rated it it was amazing Shelves: There was not enough time to finish reading while at the monastery, so I bought a copy for myself when I got home. One ecl the members of a small interfaith dialog group to which I belong suggested we all read this book.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Idana Eck’s story of being a twenty-year-old white Christian college girl living in the crowded city of Banaras, India on the banks of the sacred Ganges River drew me in immediately. No eBook available Beacon Press Amazon. Beacon Press; 2 edition April 15, Language: Oct 20, MacK rated it it was ok Shelves: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Cut-and-dried comparisons of the world’s great religions.
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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Dec 12, Marjorie rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s got a great section on the possible Christian attitudes toward other religions. Good book overall, Eck isn’t always clear when she’s leaving a “History of Religions” approach to her subjects and going into either personal reflection although that’s mostly clear or her own Theology A New Religious America: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
This shaped her life, as she got a PhD in Religious Anthropology.