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Voice of God: Traditional Thought and Modern Science

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This book presents an understanding of God in various religions and traditions around the world — Brahman in the Upanishads, Allah in Islam, God in Tibetan, Zoroastrian, Buddhist and Jaina faiths, the conception of the divine in Christianity and the folk deities of the Adivasi groups.

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ISBN 13 9788124604724
Book Language English
Binding Hardcover
Total Pages 288
Edition 1st
Release Year 2009
Publisher D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Author Baidyanath Saraswati
Category Cultural Studies  
Weight 600.00 g
Dimension 14.00 x 22.00 x 1.80

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The result of a seminar’s proceedings, the volume presents an understanding of God in various religions and traditions around the world. It examines the concept of the Brahman in Hindu religious thought, and God as forming the relationship between the unmanifest Brahman and the manifest Universe. It views the approach of the Semitic religions that make absolute difference between God and Man. It discusses the glory associated with God, the nature of the Supreme God and His lesser denominations as well as the modern notion of God as a human creation and residing in the mind of Man. It delves into the core of the Upanishadic thought, God in Tibetan thought, signs of Allah and his attributes in Islam, God in the Zoroastrian faith, Buddhism and Jainism vis-a-vis the notion of divinity and the Christian conception of the divine. It deals with God in the Shamanic cosmogonies of some Adivasi groups of eastern India and the syncretic folk deities of Sundarbans in West Bengal. The scholars interpret the cosmological, teleological and ontological proofs, in various forms, to understand the reality of God. The volume, with its painstaking studies, will prove invaluable to scholars and readers, mainly those associated with religious studies.
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