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Eck, Diana L.

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A new religious America : how a "Christian country" has now become the world's most religiously diverse nation by Diana L Eck( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author reports on the results of her Pluralism Project, a study in which she enlisted students to investigate the diversity of religion in their own hometowns, and discusses what the changes in America's religious landscape mean, and the challenges of creating a cohesive society out of the diversity
Darśan : seeing the divine image in India by Diana L Eck( Book )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the role of the visual is essential to Indian tradition and culture, most attempts to understand its images are laden with misconceptions. 'Darśan', a Sanskrit word that means 'seeing' is an aid to our vision, a book of ideas to look beyond Hindu images with imagination
Banāras, City of Light by Diana L Eck( Book )

38 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the oldest living cities in the world, Banaras is the holy place of the Hindus, as significant to them as Jerusalem is to Jews and Christians and Mecca is to Muslims. Referred to by Hindus as Kāshī (the Luminous), the city is visited by pilgrims from all over India, who come to bathe in the Ganges--many, indeed, to die on its sacred banks. Basing her work on Sanskrit texts and on her experience of the city itself, the author analyzes the art and architecture, geography, history, and anthropology of Banaras and describes its elaborate and thriving rituals, its myths and literature, and its continuing importance to religious seekers."--Book cover
India : a sacred geography by Diana L Eck( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"India" explores the sacred places of India, taking the reader on an extraordinary trip through the beliefs and history of this rich and profound place
Speaking of faith : global perspectives on women, religion and social change( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers presented at an international conference, 1983, organized by Harvard University
On common ground world religions in America by Diana L Eck( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, beliefs, and current practices of fifteen religious traditions in the United States
The 11th of September Moyers in conversation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just hours after the attacks on America Bill Moyers began a unique dialogue with an unparalleled and diverse group of guests. Instead of dwelling on the horrific images of the tragedy, these poised and clear voices provided perspective and soothed a wounded, yet resilient, nation, creating a video that presents both a snapshot of our reactions on 9/11, and a testament to human spirit
Speaking of faith : cross-cultural perspectives on women, religion, and social change( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers presented at an international conference, 1983, organized by the Harvard University
America's new religious landscape( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the 1965 Immigration Act, the United States has emerged as the world's most religiously diverse country. The stories, perspectives, interviews, and images featured in this program offer an opportunity for informed dialogue about encountering these religions, both ancient and new, and appreciating their complexity. In-depth segments filmed at locations around the country spotlight emerging communities of Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, and Hasidim."--Container
Occupied with nonviolence : a Palestinian woman speaks by Jean Zaru( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occupied with Nonviolence brings home the pain and central convictions that animate Christian Palestine--Jews and Muslims and Christians, Israelis and Palestinians, women and men. Yet even as Zaru eloquently names the common misunderstandings of the history, present situation, and current policies of the parties there, she vividly articulates an alternative; a religiously motivated nonviolent path to peace and justice in the world's most troubled region
Devotion divine : Bhakti traditions from the regions of India : studies in honour of Charlotte Vaudeville by Diana L Eck( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven where is it? how do we get there?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout history human beings have dreamed of heaven, built their lives around it, and even killed for their particular religion's version of the hereafter. This program explores the concept of heaven according to some inspiring followers of Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Hinduism. Viewers meet a Catholic priest working with gangs, an unusual Thai Buddhist monk, a Hindu priest who is also a hydraulics engineer, Sufi dervishes, and the remarkable Mountain Jews of Azerbaijan. The video includes expert commentary about the historical evolution of the notion of heaven. With Diana Eck (professor of comparative religion, Harvard University), Alan Segal (professor of religion, Columbia University), and Carol Zaleski (professor of world religions, Smith College)
Great world religions beliefs, practices, histories by Diana L Eck( Recording )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kumbh Mela : mapping the ephemeral megacity( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kumbh Mela is the largest celebration on earth: depending on the zodiacal positions of Jupiter, the sun, and the moon, Hindus travel to certain places along holy rivers, the Ganges for example, for the purpose of bathing and cleansing themselves of sin. In 1989 fifteen million people are said to have attended, in 2001 around thirty million, and in 2013 approximately thirty-four million. In order to transport, house, and feed these enormous crowds of people, functioning temporary structures are required, which in each case are created by the communities hosting the gathering. In 2013, a team from Harvard University monitored the large-scale event from its preparation to the actual celebration itself. The volume presents the comprehensive research findings and includes city maps, aerial images, and photographs
Becoming the Buddha in L.A( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddhist monks and disciples living in Los Angeles discuss the process of becoming Buddhist
Pluralism in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Eck considers the essential question facing American society to be how Americans of all faiths and beliefs can engage with one another to shape a country of positive pluralism. The great diversity of religious beliefs in the U.S. has become what she calls "Main Street phenomenon," and she addresses religious pluralism in terms of global, national, civic and theological issues
Acting on faith women's new religious activism in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film that offers an intimate look at the lives and work of three American women - one Buddhist, one Hindu, and one Muslim - for whom faith, activism, and identity are deeply intertwined. The film shows these women at work, with their families, and at play. We hear them reflect on their experiences, and tell us in their own voices what kinds of identities they seek to build ? for themselves and for their communities. Their stories help us to consider the compatibility of feminism and religion, and the tension of being a voice of critique without alienating one's community or inviting outside prejudice. Their strategies are simple yet surprising: Shamita Das Dasgupta uses strong female figures in Hindu myth to provide encouragement to battered women to leave abusive husbands; Laila Al-Marayati illustrates how the Muslim principle of 'zakat' served as the inspiration for the first free clinic in South Central Los Angeles; Mushim Ikeda-Nash integrates the uniquely relational experiences of women into the American Buddhist practice. This film offers insight into, and encourages dialogue on, the powerful streams of thought and action that are being created by women activists of different religious and cultural traditions here in the United States. It is a face-to-face encounter with the women who are pioneering this new religious activism
The Pluralism Project( )

in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Project studies and documents the growing religious diversity of the United States, with a special view to its new immigrant religious communities. Recounts the project's history and offers access to an events calendar, project affiliates, images, and related articles. Lists advisors and includes project research. Provides access to project files, bibliographies, syllabi, and a directory of religious centers. Links to the committee and university home pages and to other religious resources
Banāras : Stadt des Lichts by Diana L Eck( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in German and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World religions in Boston( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A new religious America : how a "Christian country" has now become the world's most religiously diverse nation
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Diana L. Eck American theologian

Eck, Diana 1945-

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Darśan : seeing the divine image in IndiaBanāras, City of LightIndia : a sacred geographyThe 11th of September Moyers in conversationOccupied with nonviolence : a Palestinian woman speaks