Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 May 2017

280 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198792345

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

Edited by Terrence Merrigan and John Friday

  • Reflects on the problematical encounter between religious diversity and interreligious by examining some of the major issues that arise from the obligation to do justice to the doctrinal tradition of Christianity
  • Develops new theological approaches which can accommodate present and future challenges
  • Accounts for the history of theological attempts to engage with "other" religious traditions
  • Recognizes the promises and pitfalls of theology of interreligious dialogue, on the one hand, and the development of alternative theological proposals
  • Looks towards the future by anticipating ways in which Christian theology might continue to critically engage with the fact of religious diversity

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