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The Buddha and religious diversity / J. Abraham Velez de Cea.

Author/Creator:
Velez de Cea, J. Abraham., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (265 p.)
Series:
Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy ; 6.
Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy ; 6
Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy ; 6
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Subjects:
Buddhism -- Relations.
Buddhism -- Doctrines.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Providing a rigorous analysis of Buddhist ways of understanding religious diversity, this book develops a new foundation for cross-cultural understanding of religious diversity in our time. Examining the complexity and uniqueness of Buddha's approach to religious pluralism using four main categories - namely exclusivism, inclusivism, pluralistic-inclusivism and pluralism - the book proposes a cross-cultural and interreligious interpretation of each category, thus avoiding the accusation of intellectual colonialism. The key argument is that, unlike the Buddha, most Buddhist traditions
Contents:
pt. I. A cross-cultural and interreligious interpretation of the typology exclusivism-inclusivism-pluralism
pt. II. Exclusivism
pt. III. Inclusivism
pt. IV. Pluralistic-inclusivism
pt. V. Pluralism
pt. VI. Starting a dialogue between the Buddha and other models of religious diversity.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Santa Fe, Arg.: elibro, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to eLibro affiliated libraries.
ISBN:
1-283-92004-2
0-203-07263-4
1-135-10040-3
OCLC:
823390016
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203072639 doi