ENCOUNTERING GOD A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY FROM BOZEMAN TO BANARAS PDF

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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Dec 31, Laura Engelken rated it really liked it. No eBook available Beacon Press Amazon.

The Faces of God: Now in the s the challenge of responding to the problem of religious difference is virtually universal. Nathan Witt rated it it was amazing Mar 13, She quite intelligently and meticulously makes her case for “can’t we all just get along?

Encountering God : a spiritual journey from Bozeman to Banaras

It was very helpful in thinking about interfaith issues and the importance of real communication about these topics in our “shrinking” world. Booklist Review A beautiful apologia. Feb 15, Roya marked it as to-read. My spuritual Help Advanced Book Search. 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.

Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras – Diana L. Eck – Google Books

An honest if condescending attempt to encourage interfaith dialogue. Eck follows in the footsteps of Merton in exhibiting the mental agility needed to practice Orwellian doublethink, and simultaneously affirm and deny the same thing, namely that major religions are explicitly and deliberately mutually incompatible. Exclusivism, Inclusivism, and Pluralism p. There was an error while adding the following items. Cut-and-dried comparisons of the world’s great religions. Sporitual editions – View all Encountering God: McCutcheon Limited preview – In this tenth-anniversary edition of Encountering God, Eck shows why dialogue with people Eck has much to say that everyone should listen to when it comes to whether your God is my God, and vice versa.

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Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras by Diana L. Eck

Be the first one to write a review. She talks bznaras a number of religions but most of the book is based on her experience as a Methodist from Montana spending time in and doing research on Banaras, India, and Hinduism.

The Names of God: Jojrney that I had the energy to read this, but I don’t. Account Options Sign 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. Questions from the Passage to India p.

Janine rated it liked it Jun 30, 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. With this account of her life journey, Eck will be incorporated in the list of twentieth-century interpreters who have facilitated the conversations of men and spifitual dedicated to the interior life.

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Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras

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 gld both rather than a text actually comparing the differences and similarities between the two religions.

In this tenth-anniversary edition of Encountering God, Eck shows why dialogue with people The Meaning of God’s Manyness p. This is a great book to read – wise, lucid gov balanced.

If you are a Hindu, this will help you understand and hozeman aspects of Hinduism. One of the members of a small interfaith dialog group to which I belong suggested we all read this book.

I recommend it highly. Eck believes understanding between Christians and people of other faiths is not only possible but essential to our common future.