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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The Practice of Prayer and Meditation — 7. I could also relate to the author’s experiences on a personal level, since I grew up with a strong Catholic worldview which was then quite shaken by the semester I spent in India in college.

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A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras. Apr 23, Mary rated it it was amazing. A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras. Although she doesnt converte herself. Collection inlibrary ; printdisabled ; internetarchivebooks ; china.

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, and Muslim communities. One of the best books I ever read! My library Help Advanced Book Search.

One of the members of a small interfaith dialog group to which I belong suggested we all read this book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Lost a star because the narrative frequently falls into a default Christian perspective that spirjtual to lose the larger themes.

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. Feb 19, Nick rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 23, Jeffrey Ogden Thomas rated it liked it Recommends it for: There are no reviews yet. Mar 08, Dpiritual rated it liked it. One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in.

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Eck explores religious plurality, the idea that differing spiriual can be seen and viewed as equals.

Want to Read saving…. 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. Dec 18, Faye rated it it was amazing. She reveals how her own encounters with other religions have shaped and enlarged her Christian faith toward a bold new Christian pluralism Feb 15, Susan rated it really liked it.

She was involved in the interfaith dialogue program of the World Council of Churches for fifteen years. But then that sort of bias is the problem with Christianity, in general.

From inside the book. She was involved in the interfaith dialogue program of the World Council of Churches for fifteen years. As we confront our growing interdependence in a global community, she argues that we must all reach beyond mere “tolerance” of other religions toward a genuine pluralism based on respect for religious differences and openness to mutual transformation 1.

Encountering God : a spiritual journey from Bozeman to Banaras

In Encountering God, Eck reflects on the questions posed by her own ongoing encounter with Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims. Very interesting so far. I want to read more like this. Above all, Encountering God instructs us in the urgent need for dialogue among the world’s faiths as we enter the twenty-first century. I approached this book with some trepidation- missionaries coming to my childhood church warned me of Hindu evils.

Exclusivism, Inclusivism, and Pluralism — 8. Selected pages Title Page. Beacon PressOct 28, – Religion ot pages. It’s got a great section on the possible Christian attitudes toward other religions.

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Eck Limited preview – As a lifelong Protestant, she discusses how her personal faith has been enriched by studying these faiths, especially Hinduism. Booklist Review A beautiful apologia.

Christianity and other religions. I most enjoyed the author’s personal reflections on how her Christian faith has been deepened and enriched by her encounters with Hindus journeh people of a variety of other faiths; I think I would have enjoyed the book more if it was less scholarly and more personal reflection although that’s just me and not meant to be a criticism of the book.

I want to read more like this. That last line’s a pun, read the book and you’ll get it. I took an adult ed class at my Presbyterian Church on using spiritual trom from other religions for prayer and the speaker recommended this book.

Encountering God : a spiritual journey from Bozeman to Banaras

In general, this book helps you expand your horizons and make you a more aware, thoughtful and receptive person to people of other faiths.

The Names of God: 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. About the author, Eck, going to India to learn about Hinduism and what she does is change the way she felt about Christianity.

In these troubled times, her book provides much needed clarity in bringing inter-faith understanding.

Eck Limited preview – Date-raw June 30, Chris rated it really liked it Jul 18, The Faces of God: