Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Paperback | December 5, 2011

EditorJames L. Heft

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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 theCatholic 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 theassessment.

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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 I...

Fr. James L. Heft, S.M. (Marianist), Alton Brooks Professor of Religion at the University of Southern California, is the author or editor of twelve books and over 170 scholarly articles, and currently serves at the President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC. His recent research has focused on the mission of Cathol...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.1 × 0.71 inPublished:December 5, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. James L. Heft, S.M.: Introduction2. Philip A. Cunningham Responses Elliot N. Dorff and Rachel Adler Further Reflections Philip A. Cunningham: Catholicism and Judaism: The Road Behind and the Road Ahead3. Daniel Madigan, S.J. Responses Zayn Kassam and Jihad Turk Further Reflections Daniel Madigan, S. J.: Catholicism and Islam: Dialogue in Difficult Times4. Francis Clooney, S. J. Responses Christopher Chapple and Swami Sarvadevananda Further Reflections Francis Clooney, S.J.: Catholicism and Hinduism: Learning Our Way5. James L. Fredericks Responses Anselm Kyongsuk Min and Huaiyu Chen Further Reflections James L. Fredericks: Catholicism and Buddhism: Off the Map6. Peter C. Phan Responses Robin W. Wang and Robert Ford Campany Further Reflections Peter C. Phan: Catholicism and Confucianism: An Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue7. Biographies of Authors8. Index