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The Resource Imagining karma : ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek rebirth, Gananath Obeyesekere

Imagining karma : ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek rebirth, Gananath Obeyesekere

Label
Imagining karma : ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek rebirth
Title
Imagining karma
Title remainder
ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek rebirth
Statement of responsibility
Gananath Obeyesekere
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With 'Imagining Karma', Gananath Obeyesekere embarks on the comparison of rebirth concepts across a wide range of cultures. The book makes a case for disciplined comparison, a humane view of human nature, and a theoretical understanding of 'family resemblances' and differences across great cultural divides
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Obeyesekere, Gananath
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Comparative studies in religion and society
Series volume
14
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reincarnation
  • Reincarnation
  • Religious ethics
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Reincarnation
  • Reincarnation
  • Religious ethics
  • Reïncarnatie
  • Vergelijkend onderzoek
Label
Imagining karma : ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek rebirth, Gananath Obeyesekere
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-427) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Karma and Rebirth in Indic Religions: Origins and Transformations; 2 Non-Indic Theories of Rebirth; 3 The Imaginary Experiment and the Buddhist Implications; 4 The Buddhist Ascesis; 5 Eschatology and Soteriology in Greek Rebirth; 6 Rebirth and Reason; 7 Imprisoning Frames and Open Debates: Trobriander, Buddhist, and Balinese Rebirth Revisited; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm52861498
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597346696
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4jf5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52861498
Label
Imagining karma : ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek rebirth, Gananath Obeyesekere
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-427) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Karma and Rebirth in Indic Religions: Origins and Transformations; 2 Non-Indic Theories of Rebirth; 3 The Imaginary Experiment and the Buddhist Implications; 4 The Buddhist Ascesis; 5 Eschatology and Soteriology in Greek Rebirth; 6 Rebirth and Reason; 7 Imprisoning Frames and Open Debates: Trobriander, Buddhist, and Balinese Rebirth Revisited; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm52861498
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597346696
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4jf5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52861498

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