Энциклопедия религии by Lindsay Jones

By Lindsay Jones

The 1987 first version, edited by way of well known student Mircea Eliade (d.1986, previously heritage of faith, U. of Chicago), is mentioned in consultant to Reference Books and in Books for school Libraries, 3d ed., which wrote, "it has speedy turn into the traditional work"; the Wilson Library Bulletin famous that "With all its comprehensiveness and class, it truly is nonetheless available to highschool scholars doing studies on person religions. This moment version, edited by way of Lindsay Jones of Ohio country U., comprises a few six hundred new entries and revision of many others. for every, the author's identify is given, besides the date the access was once written and revised. Many entries are divided into numerous articles, offering a radical and expansive heritage of the subject with attention of the nation of analysis and dialogue of the resources of thought and opinion. In all there are approximately 3,300 entries, each one concluding with a bibliography (some annotated). All however the ultimate quantity comprise an eight-page colour element of pictures and accompanying textual content dedicated to a selected topic. quantity 15 encompasses a synoptic define of the contents and the index. This reference is a very large fulfillment that may not disappoint scholars embarking on study or normal readers looking dialogue of spiritual concerns, areas, traditions, and other people.

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From Adam’s sin all later humanity inherited the inclination toward evil, thus, all humans since Adam have been sinners. Only God’s grace could overcome that propensity. No number of good works chosen freely by latter-day men and women could atone for so grievous a fall. God proffered salvation to those he deigns to give grace, knowing that many would refuse it. For humankind, the possibility of eternal damnation was the price of moral freedom. Divine foreknowledge does not obliterate human freedom.

During this imprisonment his interest in yoga deepened. In 1910, following “a sudden command from above,” Aurobindo moved to French India. He spent the next forty years of his life in Pondicherry, formulating his vision of spiritual evolution and integral Yoga, and refusing to pursue direct involvement in political events. “Spiritual evolution,” or the evolution of consciousness, is the central framework for understanding Aurobindo’s thought. Consciousness is a rich and complex term for Aurobindo.

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