A Hindu Theology of Liberation: Not-Two Is Not One (SUNY by Anantanand Rambachan PDF

By Anantanand Rambachan

Discusses Hindu Advaita Vedānta as a philosophy of social justice for the fashionable world.

This attractive and obtainable paintings offers an creation to the Hindu culture of Advaita Vedānta and brings it into dialogue with modern matters. Advaita, the non-dual tuition of Indian philosophy and spirituality linked to Śaṅkara, is usually visible as “other-worldly,” concerning the global as an phantasm. Anantanand Rambachan has performed a principal position in providing a extra real Advaita, person who unearths how Advaita is optimistic concerning the right here and now. the 1st a part of the publication provides the hermeneutics and spirituality of Advaita, utilizing textual resources, classical statement, and smooth scholarship. The book’s moment part considers the results of Advaita for moral and social demanding situations: patriarchy, homophobia, ecological concern, baby abuse, and inequality. Rambachan establishes how Advaita’s non-dual realizing of truth offers the floor for social activism and the values that suggest for justice, dignity, and the equality of human beings.

“Rambachan has written an unique, inventive, and provocative publication that may guarantee that Hinduism has a better voice within the common enviornment of interreligious dialogue.” — Paul F. Knitter, Union Theological Seminary

“This is a crucial contribution to the development of optimistic paintings in Hindu theology, comparative theology, and the examine of South Asian spiritual traditions. It has the capability to revolutionize how students view Hinduism usually, and Advaita Vedānta in particular.” — Jeffery D. lengthy, Elizabethtown College

Anantanand Rambachan is Professor of faith at St. Olaf collage and the writer of The Advaita Worldview: God, international, and Humanity, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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