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Pluralism and the Religions

The Theological and Political Dimensions

by John May

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Cassell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interfaith relations,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Theology,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10321816M
    ISBN 100304702587
    ISBN 109780304702589

    The book is a powerful testimony to the influence of Berger’s consistent contribution to discourses of pluralism, secularization, and religion over the last half century. In the second section, Berger’s characteristically optimistic tone and approach is challenged by Nezar AlSayyad’s notion of the “Fundamentalist City.”. Christianity and Pluralism is a collection of concise yet thoughtful essays by J. I. Packer and Ron Dart, interacting with and responding to the four traditional models used to answer the existence of multiple faiths (exclusive, inclusive, pluralist, and syncretist), but focusing particularly that form of syncretism which claims that all faiths find commonality through their mystical traditions.   "Pillars, Pluralism and Secularisation: A Social History of Dutch Sciences of Religions" published on 01 Jan by by: 2.


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Religious pluralism: God is said to be actively revealing himself in all religious traditions. (page 10) All religions are in their own way complex historically and culturally conditioned human responses to the same divine reality. (page 26) This book discusses religious pluralism and if it is rational and so by: ‎Pluralism: The Future of Religion on Apple Books ‎Theology of religions has defaulted in the last two decades to an epicyclic inclusivism which seeks to Pluralism and the Religions book pluralism with claims that it is covertly triumphalistic and that it mirrors the logic of exclusivism.

In this book Harold Netland traces the emergence of the pluralistic ethos that now challenges traditional Christian faith and mission. Identifying theologian and philosopher John Hick as the most influential apologist for religious pluralism, Netland interacts extensively with his by: Religious Pluralism Books Showing of 27 Islamophobia: Thought Crime of the Totalitarian Future (Kindle Edition) by.

David Horowitz (shelved 2 times as religious-pluralism) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving Pluralism and the Religions book to Read. Three essays describe the ritualization of the encounter, or confrontation, between religions in India (between Buddhists and Hindus, and between Hindus and Muslims), and in Yemen between Muslims and Jews.

Four essays study the responses to internal religious plurality, in early Israel, on Java, in Indonesia, and in Spain and North Africa.

Religion and spirituality are often central to employees' identities. From the perspective of the employer, however, they can be distracting or divisive influences.

This book analyzes the situation and proposes constructive solutions based on a notion of respectful pluralism which allows space for the expression of individual beliefs and s: 6. Religious pluralism is a term designating the peaceful co-existence and mutual acceptance of different religions.

This is the opposite of fundamentalism, where followers of one religion fanatically insist that their view is the only and exclusive source of truth. Religious and ethnic diversity have become crucial and pressing concerns in Europe: in particular, the presence of Muslims, their integration, citizenship, and how to deal with the influx of refugees.

Can we draw on the resources of religions and their leaders for models of peaceful coexistence or. The report of the Apostle Paul’s visit to Athens (Acts 17) provides a vivid picture of the pluralism that facilitated the growth of an obscure Jewish sect into a universal religion.

What is distinctive today is that this pluralism (not always protected by religious freedom) has become globalized. Arising from a Center for Process Studies conference at Claremont Graduate University, this book offers an alternative to the version of religious pluralism that has dominated the recent discussion, especially among Christian thinkers in the West, which has evoked a growing call to reject pluralism.

Although severe barriers to religious pluralism exist within each tradition, he shows nevertheless that possibilities for a pluralist understanding exist in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Chinese religions.

Interreligious theology, he argues, carries the promise of being the theology of the by: 3. Reviews “Kenneth Rose's Pluralism: The Future of Religion is one of the most important works to appear in the theology of religions in nearly two ively written, rhetorically effective, deftly argued, remarkably lucid, theologically nuanced, and even spiritually discerning, the book launches a full-scale attack on exclusivistic and inclusivistic versions of “particularism.

The Many and The One: Religious and Secular Perspectives on Ethical Pluralism in the Modern World (Paperback). The book starts by first detailing general issues related to religious pluralism. It makes the case for keeping the empirical, the normative, the regulatory and the interactive dimensions of religious pluralism analytically distinct while recognizing that, in practice, they often overlap.

Book Description This book explores the idea of religious pluralism while defending the norms of secular cosmopolitanism, which include liberty, tolerance, civility, and hospitality. This volume treats “Islam, Religions, and Pluralism in Europe” based on a conference in Montenegro.

Experts analyze Islam and Muslim issues as well as Christian perspectives and state social policies. About the Book. A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program.

Visit to learn more. In Hindu Pluralism, Elaine M. Fisher complicates the traditional scholarly narrative of the unification of Hinduism. By calling into question the colonial. This book is an introduction to cross-cultural philosophy of religion. It presents an alternative to Western-oriented philosophy of religion by focusing on questions of truth in the context of religious pluralism, including the criteria, models, and hermeneutics of cross-cultural truth in religion.

Pluralism & Peace explores how the relationships of the religions among themselves interact with the emergence of the civil society that makes these relationships possible. Civil society in many Asia-Pacific countries is fragile and threatened. Religious Pluralism and The World Religions (An Old and Rare Book) by Harold G.

Coward. Look Inside the Book. Description. About the Author. Harold G. Coward holds an M.A degree in Psychology from the University of Alberta and a Ph. degree in Indian Philosophy and Religion from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

This is the first book to present an overview of the role of the Trinity in Christian theology in relation to religious pluralism and other religions. Approaching the study of the relationship between Christianity and other religions from the perspective of the Trinity, this book surveys all the major contributions to the topic by leading Cited by: With an engaging mix of anecdote and sharp analysis, Eck offers the best overview we have of American religious pluralism.

It is a book with profound implications for how we negotiate the future of American civil society. —Leigh Eric Schmidt, Professor of Religion, Princeton University. The central aim of this chapter is to provide a defensible and convincing explanation of and moral justification for respectful pluralism.

I argue that this framework allows employees to express, within constraints to be outlined, their religious as well as political, cultural, spiritual, and other commitments within the by: 3. In Religious Pluralism and Interreligious Theology, Perry Schmidt-Leukel offers a means of deciphering what is truly pluralist.

Many times, the doctrines that appear to be pluralist are, in fact, inclusivist or exclusivist at a deeper layer.

The subject of this book is ritual behaviour, in particular of groups with a distinctive religious, ethnic or other identity which use rituals to pursue strategic ends ad intra and ad extra.

Five essays offer theoretical perspectives on ritual in plural and pluralist societies, on similarity and demarcation, on the negative case of the Australian Aboriginals, on Brazilian religious pluralism.

This is the first book to present an overview of the role of the Trinity in Christian theology in relation to religious pluralism and other religions. Approaching the study of the relationship between Christianity and other religions from the perspective of the Trinity, this book surveys all the major contributions to the topic by leading theologians at the international and ecumenical : Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen.

Pluralism & Peace argues that, far from being the fossilised remains of a distant past, religions could prove to be the non-renewable spiritual resources that make ethical globalisation possible. Before they can play this role, however, they must divest themselves of their historical baggage of mutual antagonism, violent sectarianism Author: John D'Arcy May.

Proselytizing tests the limits of religious pluralism, as it is a practice that exists on the border of tolerance and intolerance. The practice of proselytizing presupposes not only that people are freely-choosing agents and that religion itself is an issue of individual preference.

Lastly, proponents of religious pluralism postulate that all religions are equally valid. Christian philosopher and theologian John Hick, author of God and the Universe of Faiths and A Christian Theology of Religions (among other texts) is one such scholar that argues for religious pluralism.

At its core, Hick’s argument poses that the world. Indeed, Religious Pluralism and Civil Society will also add depth to studies in the history of Religion in America and as a comparative analysis of social interaction within this scope.

I recommend the text for upper level undergraduates and as a supplemental text to certain Graduate courses which prepare the growing scholar for critical. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published Description: x, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Impasse in theology of religions --The inclusivist counterrevolution --The impossibility of an inclusivist revolution --The syncretistic basis of the theory of apophatic pluralism --Hinduism, the Upanishads, and apophatic pluralism --The New Testament and.

After Pluralism: Reimagining Religious Engagement (Religion, Culture, and Public Life) The contributors to this volume treat pluralism as a concept that is historically and ideologically produced or, put another way, as a doctrine that is embedded within a range of political, civic, and cultural institutions.

14 RELIGIOUS PLURALISM: A Resource Book PHILOSOPHICAL PLURALISM The third meaning of pluralism is philosophical. In liberal political theory, diversity can be envisaged either as a fact or as an instrumental value On the one hand, the liberal state must ensure that.

Distinct from syncretism, which reflects the blending of elements of unrelated faiths, pluralism affirms that different religions offer alternate paths to the same god, or to salvation. I once heard a priest use the analogy of a group of siblings, representing different religions, arguing with each other over who father loves most.

Dad, representing God, then walks in on the quarreling kids. Christianity was born amidst religious pluralism; that pluralism has now re-emerged, both as a social reality and a theological issue, in the west. The issues raised by the existence of other religions are considerable, and would merit books in themselves.

This section can hope to identify and engage with only some of the more significant ones. Buy This Book in Print. summary. The Roman Catholic Church in Latin America faces significant and unprecedented challenges. Most prominent among them are secularization, globalizing cultural trends, intensifying religious competition, and pluralism of many kinds within what were once hegemonic Catholic societies.

The substantial and original Cited by: Law and Religious Pluralism in Canada ().pdf writen by Richard J. Moon: Law and Religious Pluralism in Canada will appeal to lawyers, legal academics, political scientists, religious studies scholars, and anyone interested in the issue of religion in the public sphere.

A Christianity Today Book of the Year The world is filled with religions. That is not a new observation. But the way we think about religious diversity, argues Harold Netland, is new. In this book Harold Netland traces the emergence of the pluralistic ethos that now challenges traditional Christian faith and mission.

Identifying theologian and philosopher John Hick as the most influential Reviews: 1. The fourth book of the Humash or Five Books of Moses, Numbers (or Bamidbar, meaning ‘In the Wilderness’) details the Israelites’ journey through the wilderness, including the formative events of the twelve spies journeying into Canaan, the rebellion of Korach, the wars against the nations of Moab and Edom, and the deaths of Moses’ siblings, Aaron and Miriam.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Impasse in theology of religions --The inclusivist counterrevolution --The impossibility of an inclusivist revolution --The syncretistic basis of the theory of apophatic pluralism --Hinduism, the Upanishads, and apophatic pluralism --The New Testament and apophatic pluralism --The parable.

Elaine Fisher’s Hindu Pluralism constitutes not only an excellent historical analysis of the development of south Indian “sectarianism” through the lens of Smārta religious life in the early modern period, but it is also a contribution to the study of religious pluralism that is interesting in its own ’s historical analysis is noteworthy insofar as it illuminates and.Amos Yong and Clifton Clarke present essays in Global Renewal, Religious Pluralism, and the Great Commission which address the intersecting themes of theology of religions, theology of interreligious relations, and theology of missions/5.

Religious Pluralism Requires Religious Literacy. What I have proposed so far will not be enough. Achieving religious pluralism ultimately will require more than words. It will require engagement that is both relational and intellectual, the latter including an effort to increase our religious .