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Hinduism and Christianity

  • Authors
  • John┬áBrockington

Part of the Themes in Comparative Religion book series (THCR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. John Brockington
    Pages 1-23
  3. John Brockington
    Pages 24-45
  4. John Brockington
    Pages 46-69
  5. John Brockington
    Pages 70-95
  6. John Brockington
    Pages 96-117
  7. John Brockington
    Pages 118-141
  8. John Brockington
    Pages 142-166
  9. John Brockington
    Pages 167-189
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 190-215

About this book

Introduction

A selection of themes from the two religions of Hinduism and Christianity, chosen to highlight the central concerns of both, while not neglecting their internal diversity and also maintaining a balance between doctrine and practice, in order to compare like with like. The themes addressed are the nature of the divine, divine interaction with mankind, authority and mediation, devotionalism and personal piety, meditation and asceticism, social values and morality, and teleology; the final chapter then outlines the history of contact and dialogue between the two religions. Although the treatment is thematic, the process of historical development is given due attention.

Keywords

bibliography Christianity dialogue Hinduism history history of literature interaction media morality nature oral discourse religion religions teleology

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