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The Way of the Hermit : Interfaith Encounters in Silence and Prayer.

Author: Mario I Aguilar
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning hermits' paths across multiple faiths and epochs, Catholic Benedictine hermit and divinity scholar Mario Aguilar explores the shared value of silence, contemplation and prayer in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism. This is an eye-opening book about spiritual independence and interfaith harmony for any reader, curious or devout.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Aguilar, Mario I.
Way of the Hermit : Interfaith Encounters in Silence and Prayer.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mario I Aguilar
ISBN: 9781784503543 1784503541
OCLC Number: 979229307
Description: 1 online resource (210 pages)
Contents: The Way of the Hermit: Interfaith Encounters in Silence and Prayer by Mario I. Aguilar; Acknowledgements; Introduction --
Experiencing Contemplation and Interfaith Dialogue; Chapter 1 --
Hermits in Christianity and Hinduism; Chapter 2- Ordering Time, Space and Meditation Together; Chapter 3 --
Interfaith Encounters and Silence; Chapter 4 --
Creating Liturgies for the Absolute; Chapter 5 --
Reading Texts: Upanishads and Bodhisattvas; Chapter 6 --
The Silence of Death; Appendix 1 --
An Indian Eucharistic Prayer; Appendix 2 --
A Christian-Hindu Morning Prayer. Appendix 3 --
Christian-Hindu Evening PrayersAppendix 4 --
Roman Indian Liturgy (Eucharist); Appendix 5 --
Christian-Hindu Liturgies (Midday Worship); Appendix 6 --
Declarations on a Shared Humanity: St Andrews and India; Notes; Index; About the author.

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