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Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions

Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions (Paperback)

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This text looks at the origin and development of the doctrine of the "divine being". The author offers an insight into the role this earthly manifestation of the divine plays in the major religions of the world, and looks at the implications for belief, devotion, worship and understanding.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionTheologyReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalComparative religionReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalInterfaith relationsReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalPhilosophy of religion Publisher: Oneworld Publications Publication Date: 01/04/1997 ISBN-13: 9781851681303  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Geoffrey Parrinder was Emeritus Professor of the Comparative Study of Religions at Kings College London. He died in 2005 after having become one of the foremost in his field. During his long and successful life, his books were widely published, having been translated into twelve languages.

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