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Description - Comparative Theology by Francis X. Clooney

Drawing upon the author?s three decades of work in
comparative theology, this is a pertinent and comprehensive
introduction to the field, which offers a clear guide to the
reader, enabling them to engage in comparative study.

The author has three decades of experience of work in the field
of comparative theology and is ideally placed to write this

Today?s increasing religious diversity makes this a
pertinent and timely publication

Unique in the depth of its introduction and explanation of the
discipline of ?comparative theology?

Provides examples of how comparative theology works in the new
global context of human religiosity

Draws on examples specific to Hindu-Christian studies to show
how it is possible to understand more deeply the wider diversity
around us.

Clearly guides the reader, enabling them to engage in
comparative study

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405179737
ISBN-10: 1405179732
Format: Hardback
(223mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Francis X. Clooney

Francis X. Clooney, S.J., is Parkman Professor of Divinity at Harvard University. His primary areas of scholarship are theological commentarial writings in the Sanskrit and Tamil traditions of Hindu India, and the developing field of comparative theology. He was the first president of the International Society for Hindu-Christian Studies, and, from 1998 to 2004, was coordinator for interreligious dialogue for the Jesuits of the United States. Professor Clooney is the author of numerous articles and books, including Hindu God, Christian God (2001), Divine Mother, Blessed Mother (2005), Jesuit Postmodern: Scholarship, Vocation, and Identity in the 21st Century (2006), Beyond Compare: St. Francis and Sri Vedanta Desika on Loving Surrender to God (2008), and The Truth, the Way, the Life: Christian Commentary on the Three Holy Mantras of the Srivaisnava Hindus (2008).

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