Desire in its widest sense is fundamental to human existence and has been the focus of much discussion in religious traditions over the centuries. Desire has been seen as a negative quality which keeps people in bondage, as generally seen in Buddhism, but desire for a greater good has also been seen as a positive force in different traditions. The aim of this conference is explore the idea of desire and its understanding in Christianity and Indian religions and to generate discussion of comparative philosophy and theology across traditions.
Lectures by Dr Dermot Killingley
Christian and Indian traditions in historical perspective (part of the 'Relating to the other: Hindu and Christian perspectives' series)
Part of the 'Relating to the other: Hindu and Christian perspectives' series.