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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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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: 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
Subjects: D - Ecumenical Studies
A - World Religions
College/Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
Depositing User: Dr John D'Arcy May
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2014 05:11
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2014 01:49
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1590

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