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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Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras – Diana L. Eck – Google Books
Jul 28, Marjorie rated it really liked it Shelves: She reveals how her spritual encounters with other religions have shaped and enlarged her Christian faith toward a bold new Christian pluralism. The Meaning of God’s Manyness p. One of the best books I ever read!
Dec 31, Laura Engelken rated it really liked it.
Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras
If you are a Christian, journeyy it will help explain aspects of other religions – particularly Hinduism – that may be puzzling to you. But then that sort of bias is the problem with Christianity, in general. Eck is so effective in describing a concept or experience and unpacking its significance in relevant ways. Beacon PressOct 28, – Religion – pages. Oct 20, MacK rated it it was ok Shelves: Her vivid story reminds us that interfaith dialogue “does not usually begin with philosophy or theory, but with experience and relationships.
That last line’s a pun, read the book a Good book overall, Eck isn’t always clear when she’s leaving a “History of Religions” approach to her subjects and going joruney either personal reflection although that’s mostly clear or her own Theology Other editions – View all Encountering God: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To me this book was about being open to the spiritual journey of others, something important for a world full of “religious conflicts. Nov 18, Jenny Wren added it. Apr 23, Richard Froom rated it it was ok Shelves: Cut-and-dried comparisons of the world’s great religions. It’s got a great section on the possible Christian attitudes toward other religions.
One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. As a lifelong Protestant, she discusses how her personal faith has been enriched by studying these faiths, especially Hinduism.
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Encountering God: a spiritual journey from Bozeman to Banaras – Diana L. Eck – Google Books
Gods in the Global Village: It was very helpful in thinking about interfaith issues and the importance of real communication about these topics in our “shrinking” world. Apr 12, Columba marked it as to-read Shelves: Thank you for using the catalog. 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.
Worldcat source edition Still, this book Kind of an apologia for the World Council of Churches ecumencial viewpoint.
Overall, it’s not the easiest read, spirittual definitely well worth it. Feb 13, Mo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Eck is an elegant writer.
Still, this bpzeman should be part of every India-hand’s bookshelf, if only to remind us of India’s deep spirituality, explained in universal terms. Jun 28, Dave rated it liked it Shelves: Questions from the Passage to India. Discovering the Incarnation in India p. The bibliography of this book is a roster of names who have created a festival of understanding. Would that I had the energy to read this, but I don’t.
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