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Time and Narrative in Buddhism and Christianity

May, John D'Arcy (2011) Time and Narrative in Buddhism and Christianity. In: Religion and Culture: A Multicultural Discussion. Festschrift in Honour of Francis X. D'Sa SJ. Institute for the Study of Religion, Pune, pp. 290-299,.

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    Abstract

    Differing understandings of time underlie conceptions of history in Eastern and Western religious traditions. Crucial to these is the role of narrative and the emergence of 'historicity' as a factor in the study of religions. Correlating these could enable the development of an enhanced understanding of conflict in its historical contexts.

    Item Type: Book Chapters
    Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
    Keywords (separated by commas): Time, history, historicity, narrative, conflict
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220402 Comparative Religious Studies
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): D - Ecumenical Studies
    A - World Religions
    Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
    Depositing User: Dr John D'Arcy May
    Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2014 15:11
    Last Modified: 28 Oct 2014 12:49
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1590

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