In the process of doing this, their attitude towards Christianity was reflected. By rejecting the traditional Western interpretations, many of these thinkers began giving Eastern meaning to Christianity. His Hindu mind could never conceive Christ as the monopoly of the Christians. As is true with most Hindu thinkers, Sen was not sympathetic to the traditional Christian church.
He regarded Jesus as the teacher, who had gained human perfection. Hindus point out that the Western missionaries in general were supportive of British rule.
Fifth, though Gandhi was a lawyer, politician, and revolutionary, he acknowledged that his most powerful weapon was prayer.
These Hindus were primarily the leaders of the Hindu Renaissance of the 19th and 20th centuries. Nothing whatever in this world is ours. It is rather unusual to find such an attitude among the Hindus. Such terms exhibited a certain attitude toward Christianity. With him I seem to have very, very little influence.
It simply means that everybody should have enough for his or her needs. Go back to Christ. He experienced the picture coming to life and for three days he forgot all other things, including the worship of Kali, and his meditation became exclusively focused on Jesus French a: For a bowl of water give a goodly meal; For a kindly greeting bow thou down with zeal; For a simple penny pay thou back with gold; If thy life be rescued, life do not withhold.
This is particularly seen in Dayanand Sarasvatis open attacks on Christianity. While doing this, he is not hesitant to justify his position. X 15 According to me the economic constitution of India and, for the matter of that, the world should be such that no one under should suffer from want of food and clothing.
X 32 I want to deal with one great evil that is afflicting society today. His understanding of sin also was in line with Vedantic thinking.
Often he appeared to be overly critical and negative toward Christianity and Christian approaches to the Hindus. Commit to Absolute Values 2. Such an incomplete understanding of Christs atoning work was partly due to the fact that Dayananda had approached the issue with a pre-conceived mindset, namely his own understanding of the concept of karma and retribution.This truth is not only truthfulness in word, but truthfulness in thought also, and not only the relative truth of our conception, but the Absolute Truth, the Eternal Principle, that is God.
There are innumerable definitions of God, because His manifestations are innumerable.
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October – 30 January ), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi (Sanskrit: महात्मा mahātmā "Great Soul"). In India he is generally regarded as Bapu (Gujarati: બાપુ bāpu "father"), Jathi Pitha and Raashtra Pita; he was an advocate and pioneer of nonviolent social protest and direct action in the form he called Satyagraha.
TRADITIONAL HINDU VIEWS AND ATTITUDES TOWARD CHRISTIANITY. Atul Y. Aghamkar, PhD. Professor and Head, Department of Missiology. South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies, Bangalore, India Published under Featured Articles at lietuvosstumbrai.com, January Hindu views and attitudes toward Christianity form an extremely important but largely neglected area of study.
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