Divergent Traditions, Converging Faiths: Troeltsch, Comparative Theology and the Conversation with Hinduism

Divergent Traditions, Converging Faiths: Troeltsch, Comparative Theology and the Conversation with Hinduism

by Joseph Molleur
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820449857

ISBN-13: 9780820449852

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Divergent Traditions, Converging Faiths explores the relevance and usefulness of a comparative, inter-religious method for contemporary Christian theology, using the work of Ernst Troeltsch as a springboard. It also examines pertinent aspects of the work of Schleiermacher, Tillich, Raimon Panikkar, and Francis X. Clooney, and develops a test case involving a

Overview

Divergent Traditions, Converging Faiths explores the relevance and usefulness of a comparative, inter-religious method for contemporary Christian theology, using the work of Ernst Troeltsch as a springboard. It also examines pertinent aspects of the work of Schleiermacher, Tillich, Raimon Panikkar, and Francis X. Clooney, and develops a test case involving a comparison of Hindu and Christian concepts of grace. The guiding question is, should contemporary Christian theologians take the doctrines of non-Christians into account in their constructive doctrinal work, and if so, how?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820449852
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
American University Studies Series, #213
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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