Dialogues In The Philosophy Of Religion by J. Hick

Dialogues In The Philosophy Of Religion

byJ. Hick

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This is a collection of John Hick's essays on the understanding of the world's religions as different human responses to the same ultimate transcendent reality. He is in dialogue with contemporary philosophers (some of whom contribute new responses); with Evangelicals; with the Vatican and other both Catholic and Protestant theologians.

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JOHN HICK is a world-renowned philosopher of religion. He is the author of numerous books, translated into sixteen languages. He has taught in Britain and the United States and lectured in many countries. His Gifford Lectures, An Interpretation of Religion, received the Grawemeyer Award for new religious thinking.

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Title:Dialogues In The Philosophy Of ReligionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:April 7, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230252834

ISBN - 13:9780230252837

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Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Climbing the Foothills of Understanding: An Intellectual Autobiography
PART I: IN DIALOGUE WITH CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHERS
The Epistemological Challenge of Religious Pluralism
Responses and Discussion
Ineffability: Response to William Rowe and Christopher Insole
Religious Pluralism and the Divine: Response to Paul Eddy
Transcendence and Truth: Response to D.Z. Phillips
PART II: IN DIALOGUE WITH EVANGELICALS
Religious Pluralism for Evangelicals
Response by Clark Pinnock
PART III: IN DIALOGUE WITH CATHOLICS
Cardinal Ratzinger on Religious Pluralism
Response to Cardinal Ratzinger
The Latest Vatican Statement on Religious Pluralism
The Possibility of Religious Pluralism: A Response to Gavin D'Costa
PART IV: IN DIALOGUE WITH THEOLOGIANS
The Theological Challenge of Other World Religions
Is Christianity the Only True Religion?
Paul Knitter on the Person of Christ
Response by Paul Knitter
Index

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"What this book offers is a lived philosophy...[It] should (and I would go so far as to say must) become required reading for students in the philosophy of religion." -- Religion and Theology"This is an excellent book that I shall be using with my students and would recommend to all concerned with questions of religious pluralism, especially Christian responses to the world religions." -- Gavin D'Costa, Arsdisputandi"This readable collection of papers provides an enlightening exposition of John Hick's latest thought and of his theological pilgrimage to it." - Theology