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Author Clooney, Francis X. (Francis Xavier), 1950-

Title Divine Mother, Blessed Mother : Hindu goddesses and the Virgin Mary / Francis X. Clooney
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 264 pages)
Contents Śrī, Devī, Apirāmi, and Mary : who and why -- Śrī in the Śrī Guṇa Ratna Kośa : divine equality, divine pleasure; in light of the Akathistos -- Devī in the Saundarya Laharī : from bliss to beauty; in light of the Stabat Mater -- Apirāmi in the Apirāmi Antāti : finding her within; in light of the Mātaracamman Antāti -- Three Hindu goddesses, Mary, and reading ahead
Summary Francis Clooney explores the parallels between veneration of the Virgin Mary & Hindu traditions associated with goddess-worship. His work sheds new light, not merely upon the respective faiths, but also on the nature of gender & the divine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-259) and index
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Subject Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Prayers and devotions -- History and criticism
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Hindu goddesses -- Prayers and devotions -- History and criticism
Christianity and other religions -- Hinduism.
Hinduism -- Relations -- Christianity.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology.
Christianity
Hinduism
Interfaith relations
Prayers and devotions
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1423756657
9781423756651
0195170377
9780195170375