Religious Diversity and the American Experience: A Theological Approach by Terrence W. TilleyReligious Diversity and the American Experience: A Theological Approach by Terrence W. Tilley

Religious Diversity and the American Experience: A Theological Approach

byTerrence W. Tilley, Matthew G. Minix, Daniel E. Minix

Paperback | May 25, 2007

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This book surveys the 8 basic approaches to religious pluralism, ranging from exclusivism (evangelical right) through classic inclusivism (Rahner), revised inclusivism (DuPuis), particularism (Paul Griffith), radical diversity (S. Mark Heim), pluralism (Knitter), comparative theologies (Frank Clooney), and dual belonging (Raimundo Panikkar).¿The¿unique contribution of this book is the ability¿to situate the issue of pluralism in the cultural site in the US (here relying on "thick" cultural analyses of Robert Wuthnow, Vincent Miller, and others) and in the religious site of Roman Catholicism (as offering mainstream Christian responses to religious diversity).
Title:Religious Diversity and the American Experience: A Theological ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.02 × 5.92 × 0.7 inPublished:May 25, 2007Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826427952

ISBN - 13:9780826427953


Table of Contents

1. Siting Theology 2. Surveying the Construction Site: The Cultural Terrain 3. A Building Code for a Theology of Religious Diversity 4. Classic Inclusivism: Does God Go Incognito? 5. Cintemporary Inclusivism: Does God Give and Gather the Traditions? 6. From Plralism to Mutuality: Does God Cherish All the Faith Traditions: 7.Is Religious Diversity a Problem to Be Solved: Not Particularly 8/ Many Salvations: Does God Offere Humanity Many Destinies? 9. The Practice of Comparative Theology: Should Dialogue Come before Theory? 10. Multiple Religious Belonging: Can a Christian Belong to Other Traditions, Too? 11. Theologies of Religious Diversity: A "Site Specific" Evaluation

Editorial Reviews

"That the authors achieve their rather ambitious objectives overall in an accessible, cogent manner is admirable, especially given both the scope of their project and its multiple authorship...Religious Diversity and the American Experience is recommended as a timely foundational text in undergraduate theology courses that focus on, for example, theology and society, religion in America, theological anthropology, cultural analyses of religious experience, and the church in the modern world." - Scott D. Geis, American Catholic Studies, Summer 2008