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Comparative theology and the problem of religious rivalry

Author: Hugh Nicholson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Series: Reflection and theory in the study of religion.
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A model of interreligious theology that seeks to reconcile the ideal of religious tolerance with an acknowledgement of the extent to which religious communities construct identity on the basis of  Read more...

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Named Person: Eckhart, Meister; Śaṅkarācārya.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Nicholson
ISBN: 9780199772865 019977286X
OCLC Number: 646630421
Description: xxiv, 320 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: A Utopian Quest for Unmarked Faith --
The Inescapability of the Political --
The Political Goes "All the Way Down" --
A Shift in Strategy --
Demarginalizing Comparative Theology --
The Argument of This Book --
pt. I Theology and the Political --
1. The Reunification of Theology and Comparison in the New Comparative Theology --
The Comparative Theology of the Nineteenth-Century --
The New Comparative Theology as a Fresh Alternative to the Theology of Religions --
A Comparison of Comparative Theologies --
Comparative Theology as an Expression of Global Hegemonism? --
Comparative Theology as the Paradigm for the New Comparativism --
Two Kinds of Acknowledgment --
2. The Modern Quest to Depoliticize Theology --
Enlightenment Natural Religion --
Schleiermacher's True Church --
Drey's Concept of World Religion --
Clarke's Comparative Theology --
The Transition from Christian Universalism to Religious Pluralism --
George Lindbeck and the Postliberal Turn --
Kathryn Tanner's Relational Theory of Christian Identity --
Concluding Remarks --
3. From Apologetics to Comparison: Toward a Dialectical Model of Comparative Theology --
The Political Moment in Tanner's Relational Theory of Christian Identity --
The Political Moment of Christian Identity: Two Christian Apologetic Constructions of Self and Other --
Comparison as a Technique for Deconstructing Dichotomous Typifications --
Metonymical Comparison in Traditional Apologetics --
Metaphorical Comparison --
The Inscription of Comparative Theology in an Apologetic Tradition --
pt. II Mysticism East and West Revisited --
4. Mysticism East and West as Christian Apologetic --
Otto's Apologetic in Mysticism East and West --
The Retrieval of Meister Eckhart and the Question of Pantheism --
The Emergence of Sankara's Vedanta as the Epitome of Hinduism --
Otto's Use of Both the Perennialist and Apologetic Traditions --
The Parallels between the Two Masters --
The Essential Difference between Sankara and Eckhart --
5. God and the God beyond God in Eckhart and Sankara --
Two Theological Paradigms in Eckhart's Mystical Theology --
Sankara's Concept of Brahman as a Double Paradigm --
The Proto-Commentator and the Isvara Paradigm --
Sankara and the Apophatic Paradigm --
6. From Acosmism to Dialectic: Sankara and Eckhart on the Ontological Status of the Phenomenal World --
The Problem of Acosmism in Sankara and Eckhart --
A Transformative Commentary on Realist Vedanta: Sankara's Reinterpretation of BS 2.1.14 --
From Analogy to Dialectic: Eckhart's Reinterpretation of the Analogia Entis --
Dialectic in the BSBh: The "Double Being" of Sankara's "Name and Form" --
7. Liberative Knowledge as "Living without a Why" --
Eckhart's "Living without a Why": Spontaneous Activity from Detachment --
Sankara's Antithesis of Action and Knowledge --
Enlightened Action in Sankara? --
The Polemical Dimension of "Living without a Why."
Series Title: Reflection and theory in the study of religion.
Responsibility: Hugh Nicholson.
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