Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

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How can the world's many religions overcome ideological differences and come together to promote understanding, justice and peace? In this groundbreaking volume, James L. Heft and fifteen other leading scholars of the world's major religions show how to answer this crucial question. Structured as a scholarly dialogue, Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue contains essays by five Catholic scholars who have committed to extensive study of and dialogue with another world religion. Each scholar presents an assessment of the present state of interreligious dialogue between the Catholic Church and practitioners of a a particular faith, including Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism. These assessments are followed by critical responses from two scholars of the tradition under discussion, as well as concluding comments from the Catholic scholar who offered the assessment.James Heft. Anselm Kyongsuk Min Anselm Kyongsuk Min is dean and Maguire Distinguished Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Theology, the School of Religion, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California. He is currentlyanbsp;...

Title:Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue
Author:James Heft
Publisher:OUP USA - 2011-11-21


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