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

Francis X. Clooney

Abstract

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 Hinduism. Thinkers in many religious traditions share similar theological questions and problems in their quest to understand their faith, and so too use comparable methods for seeking right answers. However, much traditions emphasize their uniqueness and the necessity of faith, their thinkers usually teach, and often such teachings are recorded and become available as books that can be read and understood, and even ... More

Keywords: Sripati Pandita Acarya, apologetics, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Karl Barth, Kumarila Bhatta, Christianity, comparative, Vedanta Desika, dialogical, divine embodiment, existence of God, God's nature, Hinduism, incarnation, interreligious, Roberto de Nobili, Nrsimhasramin, Karl Rahner, Ramanuja, reading, religious truth, revelation, Saivism, Sankara, Sudarsana Suri, Richard Swinburne, theology, true religion, Vaisnavism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195138542
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195138546.001.0001

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Francis X. Clooney, author
Boston College
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