Finding God among Our Neighbors: An Interfaith Systematic Theology

Finding God among Our Neighbors: An Interfaith Systematic Theology

by Kristin Johnston Largen

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Students of theology live in a world defined by interreligious dialogue. This supplemental theology text prepares students for the real task of understanding and articulating their Christian beliefs in a religiously and culturally diverse world.

Concentrating on the anchoring subjects of God, creation, and humanity, she explores these loci in the broader context of interreligious dialogue with Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam to better understand the Christian tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451430905
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 1,069,626
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Kristin Johnston Largen is associate professor of systematic theology at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. Among her other publications are What Christians can Learn from Buddhism: Re-Thinking Salvation (Fortress, 2009), and Baby Krishna, Infant Christ: A Comparative Theology of Salvation (2010).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

Part I Introductions to World Religions

1 A Brief Introduction to Hinduism 11

2 A Brief Introduction to Judaism 37

3 A Brief Introduction to Buddhism 71

4 A Brief Introduction to Islam 101

Part II A Comparative Approach to Christian Theology

5 God-Talk 133

6 Human Being, Being Human 175

7 A Wild and Wonderful World 221

Index of Names and Subjects 267

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