Majesty and Meekness: A Comparative Study of Contrast and Harmony in the Concept of God

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1994 - Religion - 453 pages
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Contents

Discovering Polar Attributes in Diverse Theologies
3
Seeking Understanding through Comparison
23
Polarities in Hindu Theologies
39
The Many Faces of Siva
41
Nammalvars Hymn to Vishnu The Wonder of Gods Transformation
63
Ramanujas Theology of Vishnu Gods Supremacy and Accessibility
79
Pillans Commentary Harmonizing Nammalvars Hymn with Ramanujas Theology
101
Amidas Grace and Shinrans Faith
115
Jewish Experience of Gods Justice and Mercy
252
Differing Conceptions of Divine Unity
273
Hindu Goddesses and the Blessed Virgin Mary
275
Christian Understanding of the Divine Trinity
295
Muslim Witness to the One God
323
Transcending Dualities in Hindu and Christian Mysticism
347
The Persistence of Polarities
371
Polarity and Paradox in Recent Theology
373

Interlocking Polarities in the Divine Nature
143
Polarities Compared
155
Approaching Christian Theology through the Hymnbook
157
Avatar and Incarnation Two Conceptions of Divine Condescension
188
God Hidden and Revealed Martin Luthers Theology
213
Wrath and Mercy Majesty and Meekness The Theology and Vision of Jonathan and Sarah Edwards
231
Making Sense of Paradox
399
Questions to Theologians
412
Glossary
430
Index
445
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About the author (1994)

Carman, former director of the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University, is the Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Religion at Harvard Divinity School.

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