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The Past, Present, and Future of Theologies of Interreligious Dialogue

Terrence Merrigan and John Friday

Abstract

This book offers a critical and comprehensive analysis of theologies of interreligious dialogue, with a view to opening up new perspectives on the challenges posed by the many and varied encounters among the world’s religious traditions which our globalized age has made possible. The religious “others” are no longer exotic objects of reflection, but subjects with distinctive faces and voices who resist our religious and theological presuppositions and insist on providing their own accounts of themselves. The contributors to this volume seek to do justice to these “others” by means of a critica ... More

Keywords: interreligious dialogue, world religions, interreligious hermeneutics, religious alterity, religious experience, comparative theology, mission, revelation, feminist theology, religious cosmopolitanism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198792345
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792345.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Terrence Merrigan, editor
Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Leuven

John Friday, editor
postdoctoral researcher in Theology and Religious Studies, University of Leuven

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