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Gandhi: As We have Known Him

Lavanam Gora,Mark Lindley

ISBN 10: 8121208637 / ISBN 13: 9788121208635
Published by National Gandhi Museum/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2005
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Many people have written about Mahatma Gandhi and religions, and many have published their personal Reminiscences of his. A distinctive feature of this boom however, is that the chapters on Gandhi and the several Religions which he drew upon are complemented by a chapter describing his relationship-which changed more than once during his long life - to various forms of Religious non-belief. Relevant personal reminiscences by Lavanam Gora and his Family are included and are referred to in the analysis, and yet the conclusions are so carefully framed that Gandhians whose own religious Views differ saliently from the authors? have praised this book as a path-breaking Study and a superb achievement in scholarship and sensitivity. Contents: Preface I. INTRODUCTION II. REMINISCENCES III. ABIDING AND EVOLVING CONCERNS : 1. Truth 2. Non-violence 3. Self-Discipline 4. Self-Respect, Public-Mindedness 5. Indian Dignity 6. Humanitarianism 7. Love of Religion 8. Moksha 9. Summary IV. GANDHI`S Hinduism : 1. Formative Influences 2. Selectiveness 3. Caste and Vocation 4. Untouchability 5. Intercaste Dining and Marriage 6. Inter-Religious Marriage 7. Animals V. OTHER Religions : 1. Jainism and Buddhism 2. The Bible and Jesus 3. Real Christianity 4. Islam 5. Religion in General 6. Gandhi`s last Words VI. THEISM, ATHEISM, Secularism : 1. Divine Attributes 2. Atheism 4. Secularism 5. 1948 VII. CONCLUSIONS Works Cited Printed Pages: 335. Bookseller Inventory # 35041

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Title: Gandhi: As We have Known Him

Publisher: National Gandhi Museum/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Reminiscences Abiding and evolving concerns Truth non-voilence Self-discipline Self-respect, Public-mindedness Indian dignity Humanitarianism Love of religion Moksha Summary Gandhi's Hinduism Formative influences Selectiveness Caste and vocation Untouchability Intercaste dining and marriage Inter-religious marriage Animals Other religions Jainism and Buddhism The Bible and Jesus Real Christianity Islam Religion in general Gandhi's last words Theism, atheism, secularism Divine attributes Atheism Secularism 1948 Conclusions Appendix: An outline of Gandhi's life Glossary Works cited Index

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