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. Religion scholar Diana Eck is director of the Pluralism Project, which seeks to map the new religious diversity of the United States, particularly. Encountering God has ratings and 27 reviews. Ellyn said: This book was inspired by the author’s experiences growing up a Methodist in Montana and the.. .
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A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras.
Cut-and-dried comparisons of the world’s great religions. Jun 28, Dave rated it liked it Shelves: Exclusivism Inclusivism and Pluralism. Be the first one to write a review.
Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras – Diana L. Eck – Google Books
This book made me a better person, which is the highest praise I can give. 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. One of the members of a small interfaith dialog group to which I belong suggested we all read this book. Diana does a brilliant job of explaining how we can understand other religions and enrich understanding of our own religion.
I read the book during a recent trip to India, including a stop in Varanasi, and it was incredibly cool to be reading the author’s bkzeman with the Ganges in front of me.
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Eck Snippet view – In the last chapter she makes a great point about how in pretty much every other discipline economics, science, politics, etc.
She was involved in the interfaith dialogue program of the World Council of Churches for fifteen years. Refresh and try again. A genre of “dialogue theology” is emerging that provides a model of sharing that goes well beyond ecumenism. One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. 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.
Encountering God : a spiritual journey from Bozeman to Banaras
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Published April 15th by Beacon Press first published April 15th Eck’s work would have delighted prophets such as Thomas Merton, who foretold the effects of braiding traditions so as to give strength to the spiritual life Eck cites four of his works. In Encountering God, Eck reflects on the questions posed by her own ongoing encounter with Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims. Beacon PressOct 28, – Religion – encounntering.
I recommend baharas highly. 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.
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. Very interesting so far. Return to Book Page. In this tenth-anniversary edition encoutnering Encountering God, Eck shows why dialogue with people Cut-and-dried comparisons of the world’s great religions. The bibliography of this book is a roster of names who have created a festival of understanding.
Paperbackpages. Is only one jounrey true? Kind of an apologia for the World Council of Churches ecumencial viewpoint. I liked what I did read, mostly because it talks about Montana and India. Eck Snippet encounterinv – I could also relate to the author’s experiences on a personal level, since I grew up with a strong Catholic worldview which was then quite shaken by the semester I spent in India in college. Feb 15, Roya marked it as to-read.
Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras by Diana L. Eck
Still, this book Kind of an apologia for the World Council of Churches ecumencial viewpoint. Discovering the Incarnation in India p. Account Options Sign in.