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A world theology : the central spiritual reality of humankind

Author: N Ross Reat; Edmund F Perry
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
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In this book the authors, a Christian theologian and an atheistic Buddhist philosopher, examine the five major world religions--Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam--in order to demonstrate that each is a particular expression of one, common "world theology." They argue that each of these religions is centrally concerned with the same basic attempt to define the meaning and purpose of human life, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N Ross Reat; Edmund F Perry
ISBN: 0521331595 9780521331593 9780521337472 052133747X
OCLC Number: 22983091
Description: xi, 314 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The central spiritual reality of humankind --
Atheism and the central spiritual reality of humankind --
Hinduism and the central spiritual reality of humankind --
Buddhism and the central spiritual reality of humankind --
Judaism and the central spiritual reality of humankind --
Christianity and the central spiritual reality of humankind --
Islam and the central spiritual reality of humankind.
Responsibility: N. Ross Reat and Edmund F. Perry.
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