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Author Whaling, Frank
Title The World's Religious Traditions : Current Perspectives in Religious Studies
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1984
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Descript 1 online resource (338 pages)
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Series Religious Studies: Bloomsbury Academic Collections
Religious Studies: Bloomsbury Academic Collections
Note Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- A. INTRODUCTORY ESSAY -- NOTES -- B. FAITH AND TRADITION IN THE WORLD'S RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS -- 1. The Hindu Tradition: The Vedic Root -- NOTES -- 2. The Confucian Tradition: A Confucian Perspective in Learning to be Human -- I. LEARNING FOR THE SAKE OF THE SELF -- II. UNDERSTANDING THROUGH INQUIRY -- III. CENTRALITY OF SELF-CULTIVATION -- IV. FROM A PERSONAL POINT OF VIEW -- V. CONFUCIUS AS AN EXEMPLAR -- VI. ULTIMATE MEANING IN ORDINARY EXISTENCE -- NOTES -- 3. The Jewish Tradition -- NOTES -- 4. The Christian Tradition -- INTRODUCTION -- I FOUR DEGREES OF SPECIFICITY IN FAITH -- II THE FOUR TEMPORAL LOCI OR MOMENTS OF SALVATION: ETERNAL, HISTORIC, EVERPRESENT, AND ESCHATOLOGICAL -- Ill CHRISTIANITY AND THE COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF RELIGION -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 5. The Muslim Tradition -- NOTES -- C. CURRENT APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF RELIGION -- 1. Religious Pluralism -- NOTES -- 2. The Critical Appropriation of Traditions: Theology and the Comparative History of Religion -- I -- II -- III -- 3. The Philosophia Perennis and the Study of Religion -- NOTES -- 4. The Dialogical Dialogue -- INTRODUCTION -- I. BACKGROUND -- II. THESIS -- III. DIALOGUE AND DIALECTICS -- IV. DIALECTICAL DIALOGUE -- V. DIALOGICAL DIALOGUE -- VI. THINKING AND BEING -- VII. SUBJECT AND OBJECT -- VIII. I AND THOU -- IX. MYTH AND LOGOS -- APPENDIX -- 5. Bangalore Revisited: Balancing Understanding and Evaluation in the Comparative Study of Religion -- 6. Thematic Comparison -- NOTES -- 7. Scientific Phenomenology and Wilfred Cantwell Smith's Misgivings -- D. BIBLIOGRAPHY The works of Wilfred Cantwell Smith -- E. NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS -- F. INDEX
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Link Print version: Whaling, Frank The World's Religious Traditions : Current Perspectives in Religious Studies London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c1984 9780567093530
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