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Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Francis X. Clooney

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Hindu God, Christian God, an exercise in comparative theology, proposes that theology today is an interreligious discipline and illustrates this with reference to Christianity and ... More


Conclusion/s: Making Space for God/s in an Urban World

Joanne Punzo Waghorne

in Diaspora of the Gods: Modern Hindu Temples in an Urban Middle-Class World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195156638
eISBN:
9780199785292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156638.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Three general reconfigurations of sacred space — sometimes interlocking, sometimes in tension — emerge from the new style and sensibilities of contemporary global Hindu temples with implications for ... More


Widening the Theological Conversation in Today's Pluralistic Context

Francis X. Clooney

in Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explains the basic principles of comparative theology and the purpose of an interreligious, comparative, dialogical, and confessional conversation about God between the Hindu and Christian traditions.


Philosopher, Preacher, Poet

Steven Paul Hopkins

in Singing the Body of God: The Hymns of Vedantadesika in Their South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195127355
eISBN:
9780199834327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195127358.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on Deóika's three‐fold contribution to South Indian religion and culture: as a philosopher, a theologian, and a poet. It surveys the milieux, both congenial and rival, in which ... More


The Dark Blue Flame of the Sacrifice

Steven Paul Hopkins

in Singing the Body of God: The Hymns of Vedantadesika in Their South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195127355
eISBN:
9780199834327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195127358.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

After a discussion of the place of the Tamil Çôvårs in his Sanskrit stotras, Chapter Six is a close thematic reading of selections from Vedåntadeóika's Varadaråjapañcåóat in Sanskrit to ... More


Conclusion: His Own Words

Steven Paul Hopkins

in Singing the Body of God: The Hymns of Vedantadesika in Their South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195127355
eISBN:
9780199834327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195127358.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Conclusion takes note, in a discursive way, with an eye to methodological issues, of some of the most important themes the book has touched upon, summarizing what might be termed the patterns of ... More


Introduction: Moving between Worlds

Graham M. Schweig

in A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter focuses on a complicated traditional theology that is centered on the divinity of Vishnu, or Krishna. It first discusses the concept of faith, and then introduces Tamal ... More


Hindu Theology and Biology: The Bhagavata Purana and Contemporary Theory

Jonathan B. Edelmann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641543
eISBN:
9780191732232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641543.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

Western intellectual history has benefited from a rich and sophisticated conversation between theology and science, leaving us with centuries of scientific and theological literature on the subjects. ... More


A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Tamal Krishna Goswami

Graham M. Schweig (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896–1977), founder of the Hare Krishna Movement, traced his lineage to the fifteenth-century Indian saint Sri Caitanya. He authored more than fifty volumes of ... More


Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead: Sambandha

Graham M. Schweig

in A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter explores Prabhupada's mahāvākya, which is mainly concerned with Krishna. It compares the ways Prabhupada and his predecessors used the Sanskritic equivalents of the mahāvākya, and then ... More


Conclusion: Prema, Purest Love: Prayojana

Graham M. Schweig

in A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796632
eISBN:
9780199950423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter serves as a conclusion to Goswami's thesis, which he failed to finish before he died. The discussion immediately starts with the nature of prema, or Love, and shows how the concepts of ... More


Introduction

Jonathan B. Edelmann

in Hindu Theology and Biology: The Bhagavata Purana and Contemporary Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641543
eISBN:
9780191732232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641543.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

Explains the rationale and need for a dialogue between Hinduism and science, while clarifying the specific texts and traditions that will be involved here, as well as the methodology. In addition, it ... More


A Vaisnava Poet in Early Modern Bengal: Kavikarnapura's Splendour of Speech

Rembert Lutjeharms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827108
eISBN:
9780191866012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827108.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book examines the practice of poetry in the devotional Vaiṣṇava tradition inspired by Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya (1486–1533), through a detailed study of the Sanskrit poetic works of Kavikarṇapūra, one ... More


The Oxford History of Hinduism: The Goddess

Mandakranta Bose (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198767022
eISBN:
9780191821226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

The central purpose of the book is the critical exposition of the Hindu idea of the divine feminine, or Devī, conceived as a singularity expressed in many forms. With the theological principles ... More


Sex

André Padoux

in The Hindu Tantric World: An Overview

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226423937
eISBN:
9780226424125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226424125.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the place of sex in Tantra. The bad image Tantra often has in India can be attributed to Tantric ritual sexual practices, or, more generally, the transgression of brahmanical ... More


The Search for a Universal Method

Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee

in The Nay Science: A History of German Indology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199931347
eISBN:
9780199345724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931347.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The examination of the critical method as applied in German Mahābhārata and Bhagavadgītā scholarship has shown that although German scholars claimed to take a scientific approach to the epic, their ... More


Poetry as Theology

Hamsa Stainton

in Poetry as Prayer in the Sanskrit Hymns of Kashmir

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190889814
eISBN:
9780190889845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889814.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter delves into the complexity of poetry as theology. Focusing largely on the most influential period of theological composition in Kashmir, from the ninth century to the twelfth, it ... More


Swaminarayan Hinduism: Tradition, Adaptation, and Identity

Raymond Brady Williams and Yogi Trivedi (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463749
eISBN:
9780199086573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463749.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Swaminarayan Hinduism is a rapidly expanding transnational Hindu movement with followers and institutions throughout India and abroad, especially in the United States, Britain, East Africa, and ... More


Introduction

Kiyokazu Okita

in Hindu Theology in Early Modern South Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198709268
eISBN:
9780191779688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709268.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

The introduction situates the book in relation to current research. First, this book contributes to genealogical study in the field of Hinduism. It adds to the pioneering studies done by the Cardiff ... More


Conclusion

Kiyokazu Okita

in Hindu Theology in Early Modern South Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198709268
eISBN:
9780191779688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709268.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

The final section summarizes the previous four chapters and ties them back to the issues discussed in introduction. This book contributes to genealogical study in South Asian culture by examining the ... More


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