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Images, miracles, and authority in Asian religious traditions

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Idols and images -- Asia -- Worship,
    • Miracles,
    • Asia -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-239).

      Statementedited by Richard H. Davis.
      ContributionsDavis, Richard H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1035 .I43 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p., [18] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL349884M
      ISBN 100813334632
      LC Control Number98009211

      Hinduism is one of the largest religions in India and as an extension in Asia with ~1 billion followers. Demographically, it is the largest religion in India (80%), Nepal (81%), and the island of Bali (%), with strong minorities in the Asian nations of Bhutan, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen, Russia, Saudi Arabia. He has also edited two volumes: Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions (Westview Press, ); and Picturing the Nation: Iconographies of Modern India (Orient Longman, ). Subjects.

      This paper will focus on the textual descriptions of selected religious images and objects from India, Anatolia and Central Asia in order to analyze the different functions such encounters serve in Islamic religious history and to suggest ways in which one can understand the role of the religious image in Islam. SUMMARY. The author deals with the place of Asian religions in the study of world history. When we study the history of Europe and America we can assume at least a minimal knowledge about the influence of Greek, Jewish, and Christian religious thought and practices, but for the study of the history of Asia we must prepare ourselves by gaining a sympathetic understanding of the quite different.

      Chapter Thirteen: Miracles in the Bahá'i Faith. Bahá’í Writings teach us that if we wish to discover whether any one of the Messengers was in reality a Prophet of God, we must investigate the facts surrounding His life and " first point of our investigation will be the education He bestowed upon He has been an Educator, if He has really trained a nation or people. Based on the author’s dissertation and part of a special section of the Journal edited by the author, entitled “Miracles and Superhuman Powers in South and Southeast Asian Buddhist Traditions,” this article analyzes the basic indigenous terminology and correlates the most common lists of events defined as miraculous by the tradition.


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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Images, Miracles And Authority In Asian Religious Traditions at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Davis (Yale Univ.) provides a highly scholarly and well-balanced treatment of miracle traditions in Asian religions.

Drawing from And authority in Asian religious traditions book, Buddhism, and Jainism, the study covers miraculous images in India, China, and Japan. The volume is introduced by an excellent article defining the Western notion of miracles and comparing it to Asian.

Richard H. Davis is professor and chair of religion and Asian studies programs at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Formerly he taught at Yale University. He is author of four books: Ritual in an Oscillating Universe: Worshiping Siva in Medieval India, Lives of Indian Images (winner of the A.

Coomaraswamy Award from the Association for Asian Studies); Global India, circa CE. MIRACLES: AN OVERVIEW The history of religions has preserved the record of miracles, that is, events, actions, and states taken to be so unusual, extraordinary, and supernatural that the normal level of human consciousness finds them hard to accept rationally.

These miracles are usually taken as manifestations of the supernatural power of the divine being fulfilling his purpose in history, but.

He has also edited two volumes, Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions and Picturing the Nation: Iconographies of Modern India. Currently he is writing a history of the Bhagavad Gita and starting work on a cultural history of early ed on: Novem He has edited two volumes, Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions () and Picturing the Nation: Iconographies of Modern India ().

He is also author of a catalog of early Indian religious prints, Gods in Print: Masterpieces of India’s Mythological Art (Mandala, ). — Religious Studies Review “A seminal work of impeccable and diverse scholarship, Miracle as Modern Conundrum in South Asian Religious Traditions is a welcome and core addition to academic library International Religious Studies reference collections and reading lists.” — Midwest Book Review.

This essential student textbook consists of seventeen sections, all written by leading scholars in their different fields. They cover all the religious traditions of Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Tibet, and East Asia. The major traditions that are described and discussed are (from the Southwest) Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Islam, and (from the East) Taoism.

Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions (Boulder: Westview Press, ) Articles in Journals and Edited Volumes “Krishna Enters the Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” Journal of Vaishnava Studies (): “Temple in a Frame: God Posters For and Of Worship,” online publication by Tasveer.

Buddhism”, in Richard Davis, ed. Images, Miracles and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions, Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press,pp. “Cures and Karma: Attitudes Towards Healing in Medieval Jainism”, in Al Baumgarten Size: KB.

He has also edited two volumes, Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions and Picturing the Nation: Iconographies of Modern India. Currently he is writing a history of the Bhagavad Gita and starting work on a cultural history of early India.5/5(9).

From historical perspective we will also explore the development of key theological, religious and philosophical doctrines as well as associated practices. An effort will be made to spend time on each tradition according to its importance to Asia as a whole.

Buddhism and Islam will thus receive the most attention as it is the only pan-Asian. Books shelved as asian-religion: The I Ching or Book of Changes by Anonymous, Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu, Ramayana by Vālmīki, The Bhagavad Gita by Krishna.

these traditions from the contexts of their origins through the historical developments and spread throughout Asia and the West.

INSTRUCTOR Dr. Lindquist is an Associate Professor in Religious Studies and Director of Asian Studies at SMU. He teaches the expanse of Asian religions, specializes in Sanskrit religious.

the earlier selection from this book in the course pack) February 16 “Divine Delicacies: Monks, Images, and Miracles in the contest between Jainism and Buddhism,” Phyllis Granoff - from Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions, ed.

R.H. Davis. – James H. Cone. In The Cross and the Lynching Tree (Orbis Books, ), renowned theologian James H. Cone passionately conjoins the provocative images of the first-century cross and the twentieth-century lynching tree.

The book earned Cone the Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Read More – Gary Dorrien. Renowned social ethicist Gary Dorrien describes the early history of. Images of Jesus Christ - Deseret Book Posts about religious art written by amielcocco Jesus feeding a multitude. Art by Jorge Cocco.

Oil on canvas 30x40 in. art and prints available at See more47 pins. Healing miracles and miracles surrounding the weather seem to feature prominently. “Healing miracles are indeed abundantly reported in the world’s great religions. Jesus is said to have healed.Koichi Shinohara is a senior lecturer in the department of religious studies at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.

She wrote the entry “Changing Roles of Miraculous Images in Medieval Chinese Buddhism” for the publication Images, Miracles and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions.He has also edited two volumes, Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions and Picturing the Nation: Iconographies of Modern India.

Currently he is writing a history of the Bhagavad Gita and starting work on a cultural history of early India.