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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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 into either personal reflection although that’s mostly clear or her own Theology This is a great book to read – wise, lucid and balanced. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
Kind of an apologia for the World Council of Churches ecumencial viewpoint. Jul 28, Marjorie rated it really liked it Shelves: Yes, I’m a horrible heathen See all 20 reviews.
Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras
Feb 19, Nick rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 20, MacK rated it it was ok Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s got a great section on the possible Christian attitudes toward other religions. It might be the most difficult concept for Westerners. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras by Diana L. Eck
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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Brentney rated it liked it Aug 25, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In this tenth-anniversary edition of Encountering God, Eck shows why dialogue with people of other faiths remains crucial in today’s interdependent world — globally, nationally, and even locally. I want to read more like this. This is a thoughtfully written and thought provoking book. McCutcheon Limited preview – Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Diana Eck has spent a lifetime studying India, its culture and especially its faiths.
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I must admit, however, that it took me at least a decade to get into the book. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Nathan Witt rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Religion scholar Diana Eck is director of the Pluralism Encoubtering, which seeks to map the new religious diversity of the United States, particularly the increasing presence of Hindu, Buddhist, and Encuontering communities.
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She was involved in the interfaith dialogue program of the World Council of Churches for fifteen years. Apr 23, Richard Houchin rated it it was ok Shelves: The Way to Love: One of the best books I ever read!
Jun 05, Jonelle rated it really liked it Shelves: The encounering chapters comprise a long plea for pluralism and ecumenism that seemed superfluous to this reader, and probably to most — anyone who would have stayed with the book that far would not need those last chapters to convince us of dian need for pluralism and acceptance.
Her commitment and depth of understanding of her own religion is not diminished, but rather strengthened, widened and deepened by her willingness to understanding the spirituality of India. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Account Options Sign in.