Diana l eck the united states is the most religiously diverse nation in the world, leading religious scholar diana eck states the immigration act of 1965 eliminated the quotas linking immigration to national origins. Diana l eck curriculum vitae _____ current position: harvard university, professor of comparative religion and indian studies. Diana eck is professor of comparative religion and indian studies, frederic wertham professor of law and psychiatry in society, harvard college professor, and master of the lowell house diana eck's academic work has a dual focus—india and america—and in both cases she is interested in the challenges of religious pluralism in a multi.
Diana l eck is a professor of comparative religion and indian studies at harvard university and director of the pluralism project, a research project that studies and interprets the changing religious landscape of the united states. R diana eck, professor of comparative religion and indian studies at harvard university and director of the pluralism project, reflects on the ever expanding american landscape of religious. Diana eck had been traveling to india to study its religions for more than twenty years yet, she never saw a hindu temple consecration until one took place in ashland, massachusetts the ceremony involved the waters of the ganges river — mingled with the waters of the mississippi, the colorado.
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The united states is the most religiously diverse nation in the world, leading religious scholar diana eck writes in this eye-opening guide to the religious realities of america today. Diana eck provides a richly-textured, nuanced, sensitive account of a city that the hindus consider most holy the book is based on observations, interviews and analysis of textual documents to argue that the essence of banaras remains unchanged despite numerous attempts to redefine it by various invaders. Diana l eck is a professor of comparative religion and indian studies and the fredric wertham professor of law and psychiatry in society at harvard university her work has a dual focus on india and america — both challenging, multi-religious democracies. Diana l eck, professor of comparative religion and indian studies, and director of the pluralism project at harvard university, is the editor of on common ground: world religions in america, a multimedia cd-rom (columbia. Diana eck on the c-span networks: diana eck is a professor for the divinity school of the harvard university with three videos in the c-span video library the first appearance was a 1997 forum.
For diana eck, religion is mainly, and sometimes, it seems, exclusively, a matter of spiritual experience doctrine (apart from the teaching of unlimited tolerance) and moral rules (apart from prescribed stances on issues in cultural dispute) are sharply subordinated. Diana eck first, pluralism is not diversity alone, but the energetic engagement with that diversity diversity can and has meant the creation of religious ghettoes with little traffic between or among them. Diana eck's academic work has a dual focus—india and america—and in both cases she is interested in the challenges of religious pluralism in a multi-religious society.
Diana eck clip: season 4 | 7m 15s in 1965, a change in the law opened up the us to millions of new immigrants from asia, africa, and the middle east they brought their religions with them and. As the harvard indologist diana eck puts it: considering its long history, india has had but a few hours of political and administrative unity its unity as a nation, however, has been firmly. Diana eck is the country's best guide to america's new pluralism a thoroughly researched and lovingly written ethnography that tells us just what the subtitle promises this is a book i recommend to everyone i see.