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Rabbi on the Ganges: A Jewish-Hindu Encounter (Hardcover)

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Rabbi on the Ganges: A Jewish-Hindu Encounter is the first work to engage the new terrain of Hindu-Jewish religious encounter. The book offers understanding into points of contact between the two religions of Hinduism and Judaism. Providing an important comparative account, the work illuminates key ideas and practices within the traditions, surfacing commonalities between the jnana and Torah study, karmakanda and Jewish ritual, and between the different Hindu philosophic schools and Jewish thought and mysticism, along with meditation and the life of prayer and Kabbalah and creating dialogue around ritual, mediation, worship, and dietary restrictions. The goal of the book is not only to unfold the content of these faith traditions but also to create a religious encounter marked by mutual and reciprocal understanding and openness.

About the Author


Alan Brill is the Cooperman/Ross Endowed Chair in honor of Sr. Rose Thering for Jewish-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University and author of several books including Judaism and Other Religions and Judaism and World Religions.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781498597081
ISBN-10: 1498597084
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: October 21st, 2019
Pages: 290
Language: English
 

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