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The Asian religious sensibility and Christian (Carmelite) spirituality

the folly is the glory of the cross

by Josefina D. Constantino

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Published by University of the Philippines Press in Diliman, Quezon City .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSr. Teresa Joseph Patrick of Jesus and Mary OCD (Josefina D. Constantino)
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24907532M
ISBN 109789715426534, 9789715426541
LC Control Number2011308228

SUMMARY. The author deals with the place of Asian religions in the study of world history. When we study the history of Europe and America we can assume at least a minimal knowledge about the influence of Greek, Jewish, and Christian religious thought and practices, but for the study of the history of Asia we must prepare ourselves by gaining a sympathetic understanding of the .   Using these criteria as the basis for his exploration of Christianity and paganism, Johnson finds multiple points of similarity in religious sensibility. Christianity’s failure to adequately come to grips with its first pagan neighbors, Johnson asserts, inhibits any effort to engage positively with adherents of various world religions.

that of South Asian Christian diaspora. In. the introduction to this volume, which has so far received little attention, is that of South Asian Christian diaspora. In the introduction to this voiume, Selva Raj and 'Knut Jacobson, the editors, 'reflect at some length on the reasons for. 1 Cornille: Book Review: "South Asian Christian Diaspora". The Asian Jesus. Michael Amaladoss, Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, ; pp, including Endnotes, Bibliography, and Indexes. Michael Amaladoss, S.J., a native of South India, is a professor of theology at Vidyajyoti College in Delhi and director of the Institute for Dialogue with Cultures and Religions in Chennai.

  Religious sensibility would be to investigate religion and then have the sense enough to choose the best and most proven religion (Christianity). Religious sensitivity would be not to brag too loud that it is the best and most proven religion. Xu Guangqi – One of the Three Pillars of Chinese was a Chinese scholar-bureaucrat, agronomist, astronomer, mathematician, and writer during the Ming dynasty. Xu was a colleague and collaborator of the Italian Jesuits Matteo Ricci and Sabatino de Ursis and assisted their translation of several classic Western texts into Chinese, including part of .


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