The Body Divine: The Symbol of the Body in the Works of Teilhard de Chardin and Ramanuja

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Juni 2003



The book makes an significant contribution to comparative theology.


Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: 1. The background to the divine body in Teilhard de Chardin; 2. The background to the divine body in Ramanuja; 3. The body of Christ in the writings of Teilhard de Chardin; 4. The body of Brahman in the writings of Ramanuja; Part II: 5. Functions of the divine body in Ramanuja and Teilhard de Chardin; 6. The divine body as model of the integration of consciousness; 7. The divine body as model for the transformation of consciousness; 8. The divine body: paradigm of a conscious cosmos; Appendices; Glossary of Indian terms; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.


"This is a comprehensive and scholarly study of the comparisons to be drawn between two religious traditions on the subject of the world as the body of the divine as exemplified in the writings of two significant thinkers...It is a most competent exposition of the positions of the writers concerned..." Glyn Richards, Asian Thought and Society
EAN: 9780521385169
ISBN: 0521385164
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Religious'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 236 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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