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Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism$
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Thomas Banchoff

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195307221

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307221.001.0001

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 The End of Religious Pluralism

 The End of Religious Pluralism

A Tribute to David Burrell

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(p.283) 14 The End of Religious Pluralism
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Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism
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Stanley Hauerwas (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307221.003.0016

This chapter attempts to show that the Christian response to the challenge of the new religious pluralism has everything to do with Christian nonviolence. It argues that pluralism is the ideology used by Protestant liberals to give themselves the illusion they are still in control of, or at least have responsibility for, the future of America. Religion is the designation created to privatize strong convictions in order to render them harmless so that alleged democracies can continue to have the illusion they flourish on difference. If there is anything new about the current situation, it is that we are coming to the end of Protestant hegemony in America.

Keywords:   religion, Christian nonviolence, interfaith dialogue, Protestant hegemony, Constantine

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