Problems of Religious Diversity / Edition 1

Problems of Religious Diversity / Edition 1

3.5 6
by Paul J. Griffiths
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631211500

ISBN-13: 9780631211501

Pub. Date: 07/09/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Exploring Religious Diversity analyzes the philosophical questions raised by the fact that many religions in the world often appear to contradict each other in doctrine and practice.

  • Analyzes the philosophical questions raised by the fact that many religions in the world often appear to contradict each other in doctrine and practice.
…  See more details below

Overview

Exploring Religious Diversity analyzes the philosophical questions raised by the fact that many religions in the world often appear to contradict each other in doctrine and practice.

  • Analyzes the philosophical questions raised by the fact that many religions in the world often appear to contradict each other in doctrine and practice.
  • Evaluates the fundamental philosophical underpinnings of the debates between religious and non-religious approaches to religious diversity.
  • Contains a glossary that defines the book's key technical terms and how they are related to one another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631211501
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/09/2001
Series:
Exploring the Philosophy of Religion Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Key Terms xiv

1 Religious Diversity 1

1.1 Religion: Some Historical Remarks 1

1.2 Religion: A Definition 7

1.3 Diversity in Religion 12

1.4 Philosophical Questions about Religious Diversity 16

1.5 Standpoints and Answers 19

2 Religious Diversity and Truth 21

2.1 Religious Claims: Doctrines and Teachings 21

2.2 Assent and Acceptance 26

2.3 Truth, Falsehood, Incompatibility 31

2.4 Parity with Respect to Truth: A Kantian View 37

2.5 Parity with Respect to Truth: A Wittgensteinean View 45

2.6 Parity with Respect to Truth: Nonreligious Views 50

2.7 Difference with Respect to Religious Truth: Exclusivism 53

2.8 Difference with Respect to Religious Truth: Inclusivism 60

2.9 A Catholic Christian Argument for Open lnclusivism 60

3 Religious Diversity and Epistemic Confidence 66

3.1 Epistemic Confidence 66

3.2 Awareness of Diversity 70

3.3 Religious Responses to the Question of Epistemic Confidence 75

3.4 Privatization 81

3.5 The Epistemic Significance of Religious Diversity: A Christian View in Conversation with William Alston 89

4 The Religious Alien 99

4.1 Toleration: Enduring the Religious Alien 101

4.2 Separation: Isolating the Religious Alien 111

4.3 Conversion: Domesticating the Religious Alien 119

4.4 Christian Evangelism 132

5 The Question of Salvation 138

5.1 Pluralism 142

5.2 Exclusivism 150

5.3 Inclusivism 159

5.4 Restrictivism and Universalism 161

A Brief Guide to Further Reading 170

Index 172

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Problems of Religious Diversity 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cassandra cuts her palm and holds it over erudite. Emma is unsure of what to do. She hovers her hand over abnegation then candor. She doesnt let the blood drop yet. Cassandra watches anxiously.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
'the republic' all res
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I cut my habd and put a drop of blood in amity.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Here