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The Mystery of God in and through Hinduism

Kavunkal, Jacob (2008) The Mystery of God in and through Hinduism. In: Christian Theology in Asia. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 22-40. ISBN 978-0-521-68183-4


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The chapter shows how Christian Theology in Asia has to take into account the understanding of God in Hinduism and has to include a process of continuity in discontinuity. The argument progresses through a historical presentation of Christian approaches to the Mystery of God in the background of the Hindu understanding of the same, both intellectual type as well the mystical as represented by Abhishiktananda and Bede Griffiths

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Religious Pluralism, Mystery of God in Hinduism, Saccidananda, Satpurusha, Contemplation
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Dr Jacob Kavunkal
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2014 01:07
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2014 01:11
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1546

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