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I Avatars in Hinduism. 1. Introduction 2. Avatars in the Great Epic 3. Krishna in the Bhagavad-Gita 4. Philosophical Comments on Avatar Doctrine. 5. Avatar in Rama 6. Growth of the Krishna Cult 7. Similarity and Opposition 8. Modern Indian Thought and Christianity 9. Analysis of Avatar Doctrines. II Buddhas, Jinas and Sufis 10. Incarnation of the Buddha 11. Buddhas and Avatars 12. Developing Buddhology 13.Jinas and Avatars 14. Incarnation in Islam III. Christian and Other Beliefs 15. Incarnation and Avatars 16. Theophany: Differences between Krishna and Christ 17. Docetism, in Buddhology and Christology 18. Adoptionism: Christ and Muhammad 19. Recent Interpretations Bibliography of Texts Bibliography of Modern Writings Index.

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Geoffrey Parrinder was Emeritus Professor of the Comparative Study of Religions at Kings College London. He died in 2005 after having become one of the foremost in his field. During his long and successful life, his books were widely published, having been translated into twelve languages.


"Dr Parrinder is a distinguished contributor to what literature there is on the subject... He provides a much-needed critical survey of a difficult and complex area." * The Times Literary Supplement *

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