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Title: A comparative study of the symbolism of time and embodiment in the theologies of St Augustine and Rāmānuja
Author: Barua, A.
Awarding Body: University of Cambridge
Current Institution: University of Cambridge
Date of Award: 2005
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My dissertation is a study in the field of comparative philosophy of religion in which I try to bring St Augustine and Rāmānuja, theologians of two great traditions, Christianity and devotional Hinduism, into a dialogue by focusing on two central themes, those of Time and Embodiment, that play a crucial role in their through. Each of these two traditions encompasses within its own fold a wide range of diverse though interconnected religious forms of life and the ways in which these two themes have been developed by St Augustine and Rāmānuja have continued to exert a tremendous influence on the histories of European thought and of Hindu movements centred around the notion of bhakti (usually translated as ‘devotional love of God’) respectively.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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