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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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I read the book during a recent trip to India, including a stop in Varanasi, and it was incredibly cool to be reading the author’s words with the Ganges in front of me. Account Options Sign in. McCutcheon Limited wck – Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Thankfully, I found the book to be not only informative, but also enlightening. Dec 12, Marjorie rated it it was ok Shelves: Return to Book Page.

Eck Beacon Press- Religion – pages 1 Review https: Share your thoughts with other customers. I appreciated the quiet and reflective tone.

“Encountering God” by Diana Eck

It is also both an urgent call for interreligious dialogue and a theological argument for that pluralism underlying such dialogue. Then she describes the importance of pluralism for peaceful coexistence of cultures and religions in our diverse world, quoting and relying on the teachings of Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, Martin Luther King, John Hick, and many others.

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I encojntering the beginning of the book is something you’re going to either agree with or not before you even begin reading, but the end of the book is very thought provoking and it’s well worth the read.

This book made me a better person, which is the highest praise I can give. Still, this book Kind of an apologia for the World Council of Churches ecumencial viewpoint.

Seeing the Divine Image in India. Questions from the Passage to India. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It was a very easy and accessible read, really no background in religion needed to understand it, and it was very positive. About the author, Eck, going to India to learn about Hinduism and what she does fod change the way she felt about Christianity. If you are a Christian, then it will help explain aspects of other religions – particularly Hinduism – that may be puzzling to you This is a great book to read – wise, lucid and balanced.

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. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. See all customer images.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Stimulated enjoyable and robust conversations in my interfaith book club. Published April 15th by Beacon Press first published April 15th Beacon Press; 2 edition April 15, Language: Other editions – View all Encountering God: Janine rated it liked it Jun 30, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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I must admit, however, that it took me at least a decade to get into the book. Her Christian faith commitment is apparent, as is her dedication to dialogue, and she has managed deftly to balance the two, presenting a nuanced discussion of the richness that can be gained from such authentic encounters both here and abroad.

Encountering God: a spiritual journey from Bozeman to Banaras – Diana L. Eck – Google Books

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This is an excellent book about interfaith encohntering, but one written from a firmer Christian commitment than I expected.

It’s surprising to me how so few writers are able to do this. Set up a giveaway. Dec 31, Laura Engelken rated it really liked it.

To ask other readers questions about Encountering Godplease sign up. Believing the Bible in the Global South. Explore the Home Gift Guide. This book was inspired by the author’s experiences growing up a Methodist in Montana and then traveling to Banaras Varanasi in India as a college student, where she studied and learned about Hinduism.