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Comparative Theology

Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism-Dr Michot Talk

Lecture Type: 
Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Dr Yahya Michot
Date: 
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 12:00
Location: 

This afternoon conference examines the idea of surrender to God in three religions and provides the opportunity to address comparative theological concerns. In all three theistic traditions there is the idea of human surrender to God. The conference will explore what this means in the different traditions and look towards a theological dialogue between them.

First name (inc. titles): 
Dr Yahya

Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism-Discussion

Lecture Type: 
Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Professor Julius Lipner
Date: 
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 12:00
Location: 

This afternoon conference examines the idea of surrender to God in three religions and provides the opportunity to address comparative theological concerns. In all three theistic traditions there is the idea of human surrender to God. The conference will explore what this means in the different traditions and look towards a theological dialogue between them.

First name (inc. titles): 
Professor Julius

Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism-Discussion

Lecture Type: 
Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Professor Keith Ward
Date: 
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 12:00
Location: 

This afternoon conference examines the idea of surrender to God in three religions and provides the opportunity to address comparative theological concerns. In all three theistic traditions there is the idea of human surrender to God. The conference will explore what this means in the different traditions and look towards a theological dialogue between them.

First name (inc. titles): 
Professor Keith

Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism-Discussion

Lecture Type: 
Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Dr Yahya Michot
Date: 
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 12:00
Location: 
First name (inc. titles): 
Dr Yahya

A Christian theology of religions in light of Hinduism (ten lectures)

Full Name (inc. titles): 
Professor Francis X. Clooney, SJ
Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2003 -
09:30 to 17:30
Location: 

These lectures aim to delineate the methods and goals of a Christian theology of religions informed by the faith, practice, and theologies of another religious tradition. In the limited space of these lectures, the Christian tradition will be discussed primarily in its Roman Catholic form; (certain strands of) Hinduism will serve as the example of another religious tradition.

First name (inc. titles): 
Professor Francis X.

Is there a Hindu monotheism? (five lectures)

Full Name (inc. titles): 
Professor Francis X. Clooney, SJ
Date: 
Saturday, May 1, 2010 -
09:30 to 17:30
Location: 

In light of Biblical and Christian reflections on monotheism (week 1), an inquiry, by way of four examples (weeks 2-6), into the nature of Hindu belief in one supreme divinity, asking whether such belief can be termed "monotheistic." No background in Hindu studies required.

 
Week 1: Refining the question - Biblical and Christian monotheism, Hindu traditions, and the problem of a comparative study of monotheism
 
Week 2: The case for Krsna and Siva as the one true God - early resources in the Bhagavad-Gita and Svetasvatara Upanisad
 
Week 3: No lecture.
 
Week 4: Narayana alone, in
First name (inc. titles): 
Professor Francis X.

Developing the study of comparative theology

Full Name (inc. titles): 
Professor Francis X. Clooney, SJ
Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2002 - 09:30
Location: 

Two seminars focusing on the developing field of comparative theology and its possibilities, directions and relevence.

First name (inc. titles): 
Professor Francis X.

Developing the study of comparative theology

Full Name (inc. titles): 
Professor Keith Ward
Date: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2002 - 09:30
Location: 

Two seminars focusing on the developing field of comparative theology and its possibilities, directions and relevence.

First name (inc. titles): 
Professor Keith

Icon and murti (four seminars)

Lecture Type: 
Icon and murti (four seminars)
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Dr Matthew Steenberg
Date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2007 -
09:30 to 17:30
Location: 

This seminar series will examine the issue of representation of the divine in Christian Orthodoxy and Vaisnava Hinduism. Given that God is unknowable and beyond all representation in these traditions, questions will be raised about how a transcendent reality can be represented, the function of such representations, and the degree to which such mediations are thought to be required by tradition.

First name (inc. titles): 
Dr Matthew

Mysticism in Comparative Perspective: Sufi Mysticism

Full Name (inc. titles): 
Dr Samer Akkach
Date: 
Thursday, April 29, 2010 -
14:00 to 15:00
Location: 
OCHS Library

Dr Samer Akkach is Associate Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture (CAMEA) at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He was born and educated in Damascus before moving to Australia to complete his PhD at Sydney University. As an intellectual historian, Samer has devoted over twenty years to the study of Ibn 'Arabi's mystical thought and intellectual legacy, and especially to their later revival by 'Abd al-Ghana al-Nabulusi (d.

First name (inc. titles): 
Dr Samer

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