Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, Volumes 1-2

Yudit Kornberg Greenberg

Encyclopedia of affection in global Religions is the 1st reference paintings to supply a finished portrait of affection within the context of the vintage and modern literature of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, in addition to different cultures and philosophies. Like no quantity released to this point, it finds the entire richness of spiritual teachings on love in all its many varieties, exploring an in depth variety of themes that supply philosophical, mental, and non secular views to lead the hunt for the that means of love.

Encyclopedia of affection in international Religions positive aspects nearly three hundred topic entries, in addition to insightful biographic sketches of preeminent thinkers, all written through a multidisciplinary workforce of a few of the most important students at the topic. Entries study either normal and culture-specific interpretations of affection: not only the dichotomy of religious and actual love, however the complete emotional spectrum of affection in relationships and practices. jointly, they surround love's integral—and occasionally conflicting—role in shaping ideals and behaviour in a significantly varied world.

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