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The Jewish Encounter with Hinduism

Wisdom, Spirituality, Identity

  • Authors
  • Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Part of the Interreligious Studies in Theory and Practice book series (INSTTP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Alon Goshen-Gottstein
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  3. Alon Goshen-Gottstein
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  4. Alon Goshen-Gottstein
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  5. Alon Goshen-Gottstein
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  6. Alon Goshen-Gottstein
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  11. Alon Goshen-Gottstein
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 215-275

About this book

Introduction

Hinduism has become a vital 'other' for Judaism over the past decades. The book surveys the history of the relationship from historical to contemporary times, from travellers to religious leadership. It explores the potential enrichment for Jewish theology and spirituality, as well as the challenges for Jewish identity.

Keywords

hinduism india idolatry vishnu paganism monotheism

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-45529-1
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57610-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45529-1
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