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Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

James L. Heft

Abstract

How can the world’s many religions overcome ideological differences and come together to promote understanding, justice, and peace? This book shows how to answer this crucial question. The book contains chapters by five Catholic scholars who have committed to the extensive study of and dialogue with another world religion. Each chapter presents an assessment of the present state of interreligious dialogue between the Catholic Church and practitioners of a particular faith, including Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. These assessments are followed by critical responses from ... More

Keywords: religion, ideological differences, justice, peace, Catholicism, Catholic Church, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199827879
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James L. Heft, editor
Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies

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