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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Religion scholar Diana Eck is director of the Pluralism Project, which seeks to map the new religious diversity of the Encounterign States, particularly the increasing presence of Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. 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. She reveals how her own encounters with other religions have shaped and enlarged her Christian faith toward a bold new Christian pluralism.
She was involved in the interfaith dialogue program of the World Council of Churches spirtiual fifteen years.
Encountering God : a spiritual journey from Bozeman to Banaras
A genre of “dialogue theology” is emerging that provides a model of sharing that goes well beyond ecumenism. Eck’s work would have delighted prophets such as Thomas Merton, who foretold the effects of braiding traditions so as to give strength to the spiritual life Eck cites four of his works. The bibliography of this book is a roster of names who have created a festival of understanding. 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 women dedicated to the interior life.
The stream of understanding is swelling and slaking the thirst of many and different hearts, thanks to this new unifying theology, which regards each view of divinity as something precious. Eck, a leader in interfaith dialogue movements and professor of comparative religion at Harvard, here scans the current religious necountering, reshaped by recent immigrants to the U. In a splendid exposition of non-Christian approaches to God, Eck encourages an increased religious literacy that she suggests will contribute journry and diversity to our national identity.
Her 15 years on the World Council of Churches’ Working Group on Dialog with People of Living Faiths gave her many opportunities for substantive dialog that has enriched her life and will benefit both the educated public and religious professionals. Thank you for using the catalog. Christianity and other religions.
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Summary 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, bwnaras Muslim communities. Booklist Review A beautiful apologia.
Publisher’s Weekly Review Eck, a leader in interfaith dialogue movements and professor of comparative religion blzeman Harvard, here scans the current religious landscape, reshaped by recent immigrants to the U. Questions from the Passage to India p. The Names of God: The Meaning of God’s Manyness p. The Faces of God: Discovering the Incarnation in India p. The Breath of God: The Fire and Freedom of the Spirit p.
The Practice of Prayer and Meditation p. Exclusivism, Inclusivism, and Pluralism p.
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