Krishna meets Jesus: A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupāda's interpretations and conclusions about Christianity

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BoD Books on Demand, 2002 - Christianity and other religions - 184 pages
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This book investigates the views of Christianity of Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada (1896-1977), founder of the "International Society for Krishna Consciousness" (ISKCON), a branch of the Bengal Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition, commonly known in the West as the "Hare Krishna Movement." Furthermore it analyses his approach to a fertile interreligious dialog with the Christian faith.
  

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Contents

Introduction
11
Jesus from Bhaktivedanta Swamis Perspective
41
Bhaktivedanta Swamis View on the History of Christianity
83
Official ISKCON Biography
100
Bhaktivedanta Swamis Dialog with Christianity
128
Bhaktivedanta Swamis Discussion with Devotees
146
End Results and Future Prospects
156
References
172
Additional Sources
184
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Peter Schmidt is professor of English at Swarthmore College. He is the author of William Carlos Williams, the Arts, and Literary Tradition and is the editor (with Amritjit Singh) of Postcolonial Theory and the United States: Race, Ethnicity, and Literature (University Press of Mississippi).

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