publication . Article . 2014

Christian ethic of love and Hindu ethic of dharma: comparative analysis

Pavenkov Oleg Vladimirovich;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2014 Journal: Studia Humanitatis (issn: 2308-8079, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Modern Humanitarian Researches
Abstract
This article is devoted to comparative analysis of two ethic systems: Hindu ethic of dharma and Christian ethic of love. If Christian ethic is the ethic of love, love is in the center of Christian moral values, then Hindu ethic is an example of ethic of law. The moral behavior of gods and humans is determined by Karma and cycle of samsara, which is impossible in Christianity. However forgiveness, self-restraint, non-stealing, purity are common moral obligations for Christians and Hindus.
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free text keywords: Christian ethic, ethic of dharma, love, Hinduism, karma, reincarnation, History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, AZ20-999
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