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The truth within : a history of inwardness in Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism / Gavin Flood.

Author/Creator:
Flood, Gavin D., 1954- author.
Publication:
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Introspection -- Religious aspects.
Self -- Religious aspects.
Spiritual life -- Christianity.
Spiritual life -- Buddhism.
Spiritual life -- Hinduism.
Spirituality.
Contents:
Introduction: the mountains of the mind
pt. I. History and text. Prayer and vision in the Middle Ages
Inwardness as mystical ascent
Inwardness and visual contemplation in Hinduism
A Hindu philosophy of inwardness
Inwardness without self
pt. II. Theory. A theory of religious inwardness
The phenomenology of inwardness
The historical self and comparative religion
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-297) and index.
ISBN:
9780199684564
0199684561
0191507490 (electronic bk.)
9780191507496 (electronic bk.)
OCLC:
841894977