World Cultures and World Religions: The Coming Dialogue

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James Clarke & Co., 2002 - Religion - 388 pages
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A fundamental tool for Christians and all who aspire to understand the religious and cultural life of the world. This magisterial work explores the position of the world's religions within their socio-cultural systems and explains the relations between Christianity and the non-Christian religions, East and West, the clash of cultures and the movement of divine and human forces that are changing the pattern of man's life.
 

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Contents

Chapter Page
9
RELIGIONS WITH THE WEST IN THE PAST
26
3 THE NEW SITUATION IN THE NINETEENTH
59
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHRISTIAN MISSIONS
82
THE CULTURAL RESPONSE OF THE EAST TO
99
HINDU INDIA
126
THE BUDDHIST WORLD
156
CHINA AND JAPAN
172
THE WESTERN RESPONSE TO EASTERN CULTURES
228
IO THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION
272
n THE COMING WORLDCIVILIZATION
321
THE TERMS OF THE COMING DIALOGUE
345
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