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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Please try again later. But all in all, a wise, book, written in a reader-friendly way and is much needed for bringing greater understanding among people of different faiths.
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I came away wiser and almost totally in agreement with the author. It’s got a great section on the possible Christian attitudes toward other religions. Yes, I’m a horrible heathen This is a great book to read – wise, lucid and balanced. Beacon Press; 2 edition April 15, Language: Feb 15, Susan rated it really liked it. Stimulated enjoyable and robust conversations in my interfaith book club.
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A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras. 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 encohntering me and not meant to be a criticism of the book.
Quest for the Living God: Other editions – View all Encountering God: I think the beginning of the book is something you’re going to either agree with or not before you even begin reading, but the end of the book is very thought provoking and it’s well worth the read.
Open Preview See a Problem? She explores the gor of Asia with insight and respect, asking the question, “How must this affect my own beliefs? In this tenth-anniversary edition of Encountering God, Eck shows why dialogue with people of other faiths remains crucial in today’s interdependent world–globa 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, Ogd, and Muslim communities.
From inside the book. Encounteeing that I had the energy to read this, but I don’t.
Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras by Diana L. Eck
Preview — Encountering God by Diana L. Jun 28, Dave rated it liked it Shelves: In these troubled times, her book provides much needed clarity in bringing inter-faith understanding.
This book isn’t about Hinduism per se, but you learn a lot about it on the way. Account Options Sign in. Mar 08, Elizabeth rated it liked it. As a lifelong Protestant, she discusses how her personal faith has been enriched by studying these faiths, especially Hinduism.
Seeing the Divine Image in India. 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.
Want to Read saving…. If you are a Hindu, this will help you understand and appreciate aspects of Hinduism. diaha
Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras
It was a very easy and accessible read, really no background in religion needed to understand it, and it was very positive. Believing the Bible in the Global South. Nov 18, Jenny Wren added it. Hinduism is monotheistic not monotheistic and polytheistic as the author writes. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Apr 12, Encountfring marked it as to-read Shelves: