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Abstract: The starting point for this essay is a conundrum encountered while conducting field research among the Jews of Cochin in South India. The Cochin Jews cherish their historical legend which narrates their arrival and prosperity in India. For analytical purposes, their legend has been...
Abstract: Up until recently the academic study of religion has been dominated by Protestant Christian paradigms of religious tradition, in which precedence is given to such categories as belief, doctrine, and theology, and tradition-identity is rooted in the missionary character of Christian...
Abstract: In this essay I explore the remarkable similarities between Swami Vivekananda and Abraham Joshua Heschel. I have found incredible affinities, in spite of their significant differences, on a number of important issues, including the concept of humanity and the concept of God. However,...
Abstract: Judaism and Buddhism, like all religious systems, struggle to come to terms with the human experience of suffering. In this essay, I ask how the Book of Job, the classic Jewish text on God, suffering, and justice, might be approached from a Buddhist perspective. If Job had had a...
Abstract: Given the theoretical affinities between Judaism and Chinese Religion, or between the Jewish and Chinese people, there has historically been little interaction between the two groups and even less rigorous comparative study. This essay establishes parameters for such a study, by...
Abstract: This essay is a personal tribute to the author's mentors, Maurice Friedman and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. The article describes her experiences in Eastern religions as being prototypical of the 1960s generation. For over thirty-five years, Friedman and Schachter have displayed true...
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