The Spirituality of the Future: A Search Apropos of R. C. Zaehner's Study in Sri Aurobindo and Teilhard de Chardin

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1981 - Philosophy - 314 pages
Corrects errors and redresses a balance in Zaehner's 1971 Evolution in Religion: A Study in Sri Aurobindo and Teilhard de Chardin, in which Dr. Sethna finds some lack of comprehension of Aurobindo and feels that Teilhard comes off better. Aurobindo emerges in this study as the more spiritually advanced of the two.
 

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Contents

Zaehners Main Comparisons
17
A Few Initial Misconceptions about Sri Aurobindo
29
The Role of the Church Christian Orthodoxy and Teilhards New Religion
38
Sri Aurobindos Ashram Spirituality and Religion Sri Aurobindos General Philosophical Position His Attitude and Teilhards to Science
70
Zaehners Interpretation of Teilhard The Question of Teilhards Pantheism
79
Teilhards Misunderstanding of Vedanta Teilhard and Ecumenism Teilhardian Christianity and the Gitas Spiritual Vision
166
Teilhards Moments of Truth His Commitment to Pantheism
177
Teilhards Attempt to Divide God Is All from God All in All A Clue from Sri Aurobindo
190
Cosmic Consciousness Sri Aurobindos Supermind and His Vision of the Divine Life
221
The Demands of an Evolutionary View Theihards Pleroma
235
Spiritual Teilhard and the Yoga of the Gt Teilhards Late Contact with Sri Aurobindos Thought
252
Sri Aurobindo and the Modern World
262
Supplementary Note
279
Auroville
282
Bibliography
286
Index
291

The Formula Union Differentiates and the Nature of Love
198
Some Misconstructions by Zaehner of Indian Spirituality
208

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