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Author Haug, Kari Storstein.

Title Interpreting Proverbs 11:18-31, Psalm 73, and Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 in light of, and as a response to, Thai Buddhist interpretations : a contribution to Christian-Buddhist dialogue / by Kari Storstein Haug
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 345 pages)
Series Studies in systematic theology, 1876-1518 ; vol. 10
Studies in systematic theology (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 10
Contents Acknowledgements; Chapter One. Introduction; Biblical Interpretation and Interreligious Dialoguewrite indexwrite {1:3:Interreligious Dialogue}; Primary Sources and Method; PART I. THAI BUDDHIST INTERPRETATIONS OF PROVERBS 11:18-31, PSALM 73, AND ECCLESIASTES 9:1-12; Introduction to Part I; Chapter Two. Thai Buddhist Interpretations of Proverbs 11:18-31; Introduction; "Do Good, Receive Good; Do Evil, Receive Evil"; "The More You Give, the More You Get"; "As You Sow, God Gives the Fruit"; "There Is No Way to Escape [the Consequences of Acts]"; "Humans Control Their Own Destiny."
"All Meet the Same {e'kr'aa} (Khraw, Fate)". Intermediate Conclusion; Chapter Five. Conclusion to Part I: Thai Buddhist Interpretations; Introduction; The Understanding of the Main Themes and Issues; Resources Used in the Interpretation of the Texts; How the Interviewees Related to the Texts; PART II. INTERPRETING PROVERBS 11:18-31, PSALM 73, AND ECCLESIASTES 9:1-12 IN LIGHT OF, AND AS A RESPONSE TO, THAI BUDDHIST INTERPRETATIONS; Introduction to Part II; Chapter Six. Interpreting Proverbs 11:18-31 in Light of, and as a Response to Thai Buddhist Interpretations; Introduction
"We Are Good, but Might Be Punished in This World""Women Must Have Wisdom"; "This Text Teaches People to Do Good"; Intermediate Conclusion; Chapter Three. Thai Buddhist Interpretations of Psalm 73; Introduction; Why Do the Wickedwrite indexwrite {86:the Wicked} Prosper, While the Good Suffer?; Trust in Godwrite indexwrite {109:3:Trust in God}; Combining the Two Themes; Intermediate Conclusion; Chapter Four. Thai Buddhist Interpretations of Ecclesiastes 9:1-12; Introduction; "Use Your Time in the Best Way Possible"; "There Is Time and Opportunity for All"; "Everything Is in the Hands of God."
Interpreting Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 in Response to Thai Buddhist InterpretationsIntermediate Conclusion; Chapter Nine. Conclusion to Part II; Introduction; "As You Sow, You Will Reap"; Other Issues; Conclusion; Suggestions for Further Research; APPENDIX; Interview Guide -- English Translation; Final Question after Having Discussed All Three Texts; The Bible; SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY; Index of Biblical References; Index of Subjects; Index of Names
Interpreting Proverbs 11:18-31 in Textual ContextInterpreting Proverbs 11:18-31 in Response to Thai Buddhist Interpretations; Intermediate Conclusion; Chapter Seven. Interpreting Psalm 73 in Light of, and as a Response to, Thai Buddhist Interpretations; Introduction; Interpreting Psalm 73 in Textual Context; Interpreting Psalm 73 in Response to Thai Buddhist Interpretations; Intermediate Conclusion; Chapter Eight. Interpreting Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 in Light of, and as a Response to, Thai Buddhist Interpretations; Introduction; Interpreting Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 in Textual Context
Summary This book argues that an approach to Buddhist-Christian dialogue where biblical texts are analyzed by placing Christian and Buddhist perspectives side by side is a method which provides a good platform for further in-depth dialogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Buddhist interpretations.
Christianity and other religions -- Relations -- Theravāda Buddhism
Theravāda Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity
Theravāda Buddhism -- Thailand.
Wisdom literature -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011053139
ISBN 9004227121 (ebook)
9789004227125 (ebook)