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ISBN: 0520203240
Author: Lawrence A. Babb
Language: English
Publisher: University of California Press; First edition (August 1, 1996)
Pages: 260
Category: World
Subcategory: History
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Babb concludes by showing that Jain ritual culture can be seen as a variation on pan-Indian ritual patterns. Lawrence A. Babb is Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College and author of Redemptive Encounters: Three Modern Styles in the Hindu Tradition (California, 1986).

Babb concludes by showing that Jain ritual culture can be seen as a variation on pan-Indian ritual patterns. In illuminating this little-known religious tradition, he demonstrates that divine "absence" can be as rich as divine "presence" in its possibilities for informing a religious response to the cosmos. Библиографические данные. Absent Lord: Ascetics and Kings in a Jain Ritual Culture Comparative Studies in Religion and Society (Том 8). Автор.

What does it mean to worship beings that one believes are completely indifferent to, and entirely beyond the reach of, any form of worship whatsoever? How would such a relationship with sacred beings affect the religious life of a community? Using these questions as his point of departure, Lawrence A. Babb explores the ritual culture of image-worshipping Svetambar Jains of the western Indian states of Gujarat and Rajasthan. Jainism traces its lineages back to the ninth century .

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Comparative Studies in Religion and Society, . pp. xi, 244, 12 illus. Absent Lord: Ascetics and Kings in a Jain Ritual Culture. map. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London, University of California Press, 1996. 3. 0 (cloth), £1. 5 (paper). Comparative Studies in Religion and Society, .

Absent Lord sheds light on a little-known religious tradition and demonstrates that divine 'absence' can be as rich as divine 'presence' . Series: Comparative Studies in Religion and Society (Book 8).

Absent Lord sheds light on a little-known religious tradition and demonstrates that divine 'absence' can be as rich as divine 'presence' in its possibilities for informing a religious response to the cosmos.

What does it mean to worship beings that one believes are completely indifferent to, and entirely beyond the reach of, any form of worship whatsoever? How would such a relationship with sacred beings affect the religious life of a community? Using these questions as his point of departure, Lawrence A.

Comparative Studies in Religion and Society. Libro 8. Babb1 de agosto de 1996. What does it mean to worship beings that one believes are completely indifferent to, and entirely beyond the reach of, any form of worship whatsoever? How would such a relationship with sacred beings affect the religious life of a community? Using these questions as his point of departure, Lawrence A.

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Using these questions as his point of departure, Lawrence A. and is, along with Buddhism, the only surviving example of India's ancient non-Vedic religious traditions. Babb concludes by showing that Jain ritual culture can be seen as a variation on pan-Indian ritual patterns. Absent Lord: Ascetics and Kings in a Jain Ritual Culture (Comparative Studies in Religion and Society ; 8).

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What does it mean to worship beings that one believes are completely indifferent to, and entirely beyond the reach of, any form of worship whatsoever? How would such a relationship with sacred beings affect the religious life of a community? Using these questions as his point of departure, Lawrence A. Babb explores the ritual culture of image-worshipping Svetambar Jains of the western Indian states of Gujarat and Rajasthan.Jainism traces its lineages back to the ninth century B.C.E. and is, along with Buddhism, the only surviving example of India's ancient non-Vedic religious traditions. It is known and celebrated for its systematic practice of non-violence and for the intense rigor of the asceticism it promotes. A unique aspect of Babb's study is his linking of the Jain tradition to the social identity of existing Jain communities.Babb concludes by showing that Jain ritual culture can be seen as a variation on pan-Indian ritual patterns. In illuminating this little-known religious tradition, he demonstrates that divine "absence" can be as rich as divine "presence" in its possibilities for informing a religious response to the cosmos.

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