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Religion and Human Nature

Keith Ward

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269618
eISBN:
9780191683718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

Continuing the author's series on comparative religion, this book deals with religious views of human nature and destiny. The beliefs of six major traditions are presented: the view of Advaita ... More


Off the Map: The Catholic Church and Its Dialogue with Buddhists

James L. Fredericks

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter contends that the dialogue between Catholics and Buddhists, more than any of the other interreligious dialogues in which Catholics are involved, “drives us off our theological road map ... More


A Response to James L. Fredericks

Anselm Kyongsuk Min

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents comments on the previous chapter’s discussion. This chapter states and opinion that sharply disagrees with the opinion given in the previous chapter based on criticisms of the ... More


Buddhism

JOHN BOWKER

in The Religious Imagination and the Sense of God

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266464
eISBN:
9780191683046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266464.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

This chapter describes Buddhism in its essential character as a way of life and as an analytic philosophy. It also examines the rejection, realization, and the sense of God in Buddhism. Since the ... More


Karma and Philosophy

Johannes Bronkhorst

in Karma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835705
eISBN:
9780824870256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835705.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines how the Indian philosophical tradition, in its various manifestations, dealt with questions relating to rebirth and karmic retribution. The philosophical systems of classical ... More


The Sacred Sites and the City

Arezou Azad

in Sacred Landscape in Medieval Afghanistan: Revisiting the Faḍāʾil-i Balkh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687053
eISBN:
9780191766954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687053.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam, World Religions

In the Faḍāʾil-i Balkh the landscape is dominated by places of worship, pilgrimage and supplication of the spirits of previous generations of learned and pious people. Identifying these sites—a study ... More


Tibetan Buddhism and Mystical Experience

Yaroslav Komarovski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190244958
eISBN:
9780190245009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244958.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

This book connects the Tibetan Buddhist polemics over realization of ultimate reality with contemporary debates regarding mystical experience. It argues that realization of ultimate reality as ... More


Teaching Interreligious Encounters through Case Studies

Emily Sigalow and Wendy Cadge

in Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

We developed a series of teaching guides based on case study learning to encourage students to grapple with issues of multiple religious belonging in America. In this chapter, we introduce the idea ... More


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