The Bhagavad-Gita

Krishna's Counsel in Time of War

Author: Barbara Miller

Publisher: Bantam Classics

ISBN: 9780553900392

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

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The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A.D. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.S. Eliot; most recently, it formed the core of Peter Brook's celebrated production of the Mahabharata.
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The Earth and Its Peoples, Brief Edition

Author: Richard Bulliet,Pamela Crossley,Daniel Headrick,Steven Hirsch,Lyman Johnson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133171117

Category: History

Page: 464

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Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY VOLUME I provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text employs the fundamental themes of environment and technology and diversity and dominance to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each other. The authors approach shifts the focus away from political centers and power, reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments, and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Available in the following split options: THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, BRIEF Fifth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91310-8; Volume I: To 1550 (Chapters 1-15), ISBN: 978-0-495-91311-5; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 15-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91313-9. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Earth and Its Peoples, Brief Edition, Complete

Author: Richard Bulliet,Pamela Crossley,Daniel Headrick,Steven Hirsch,Lyman Johnson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133171109

Category: History

Page: 864

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Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text employs the fundamental themes of environment and technology and diversity and dominance to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each other. The authors approach shifts the focus away from political centers and power, reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments, and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Available in the following split options: THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, BRIEF Fifth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91310-8; Volume I: To 1550 (Chapters 1-15), ISBN: 978-0-495-91311-5; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 15-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91313-9. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Kṛṣṇa and Christ

Body-divine Relation in the Thought of Śaṅkara, Rāmānuja, and Classical Christian Orthodoxy

Author: Steven Tsoukalas

Publisher: Authentic Media

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 310

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Is the Christian doctrine of Christ's incarnation similar to a Hindu doctrine of Krsnavatara? This book provides a rigorous investigation of the comparisons often drawn between the Krsnavatara (Krsna in his avatara state) doctrines of Sankara and Ramanuja and the incarnation of Christ as represented by classical Christian orthodoxy. Tsoukalas maintains that the perceived similarities are actually superficial. He argues that more careful consideration of epistemologies and ontologies should be undertaken when comparing theologies and soteriologies pertinent to avatara and incarnation.
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The Search for Authentic Spirituality in Modern Russian Philosophy

The Perdurance of Solov'ëv's Ideal

Author: Tatjana Kochetkova

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 461

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This book offers an original look at the developing quest for self-realization that inspired the Russian Cultural Renaissance at the turn of the twentieth century, also called the Silver Age, from its origins in Vladimir Solov'ev's theory of Divine Humanity to its present day manifestations. This work should appeal to scholars interested in Russian Orthodoxy, Russian philosophy, contemporary philosophy, and religious studies. Cultural Renaissance at the turn of the twentieth century, also called the Silver Age, from its fin-de-siecle inception until the present day. Following the historical periods under consideration, the study breaks into three parts: the first is concerned with the quest for transcendence in Vladimir Solov'ev's theory of Divine Humanity; the second considers the way in which Solov'ev's Silver Age philosophical and poetic followers utilized and developed his ideas about self-realization; finally, the third considers contemporary discussions regarding the possibility of transcendence and self-realization. This book goes beyond mere historical-philosophical curiosity: it is an attempt to understand the idea of self-realization in a global context.
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Holy War

Violence and the Bhagavad Gita

Author: Steven Rosen

Publisher: A Deepak Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 229

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Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
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Religion as Entertainment

Author: Charles Kevin Robertson

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780820456546

Category: Religion

Page: 301

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In this collection of essays, religion in the United States is explored in terms of its interaction with an entertainment-focused culture. The first half of the book addresses questions of how religion actually fulfills an &la" entertaining role in society, focusing on lay participation in faith communities, the goals and impact of preaching the rise of non-traditional religions and attraction of meditation in recent years, and the question of whether bigger crowds are always better. The second half of the book focuses on how religion is treated in various entertainment media, including film, music, television, and literature. Contents: Wade Clark Roof: Foreword - C.K. Robertson: Introduction - Michael Rusk: The Great Awakening: American Religion Comes of Age - Douglas C. Mohrmann: Megachurch, Virtual Church - Thomas Hobel: From Spectators to Participants: The Role of the Laity - Donald Heet: Preaching: Entertaining or Entertainment? - John W. Gamble: When East Meets West: The Rise of Meditation - Robert Viau: Cult Multiculturalism in the Deep South: From Alienation to Alien Nations - Stuart Brooks Keith III: It's Not That Simple: A Survey of Televangelism - B.J. Oropeza: The Toronto Blessing and the Future of Revivalism - James McGrath: Religion, But Not as We Know It: Spirituality and Sci-Fi - Kathryn McClymond: The Gospel According to Oprah: A Canon for Contemporary Living - Teresa Blythe: The God of Prime-Time Television - C.K. Robertson: Ministers in the Movies - Amy Burt: Amazing Graceland: Elvis and the Story of Gospel Music - S. Clark Heindel: It's Only Rock and Roll - C.K. Robertson: Conclusion: Entertaining Religion.
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American Understanding of India

A Symposium

Author: Louis A. Jacob

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Festival of India in the United States

Page: 189

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The Symposium On American Understanding Of India Took Place At The Library Of Congress During 23-25 October 1986, The Occasion Being The Year And A Half Long Festival Of India, 1985-86. This Multidisciplinary Volume Presents The Papers Read At The Symposium. Contributors Include, M.N. Srinivas, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph, Burton Stein, A.K. Ramanujan Among Many Others.
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