Interreligious Reading After Vatican II brings togetherfor the first time leading scholars from within and outsidethe Catholic tradition to discuss and undertake interreligiousreading in the light of Vatican II.
- Focuses on Scriptural Reasoning and Comparative Theology, andconsiders the relationship between interreligious engagement andReceptive Ecumenism within the Church
- Details key events in the history of forms of study acrossfaith traditions
- Offers a fresh analysis of the impact and on-going legacy ofthe Second Vatican Council
- Tackles questions about scripture, doctrine, tradition,philosophy and ecumenism in connection with theories and practicesof interreligious reading and reasoning
- Inspires readers to think about how to engage with otherswithin and beyond their own religious tradition
About the Author
David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at theUniversity of Cambridge and Director of the Cambridge Inter-faithProgramme. His publications include The Future of ChristianTheology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011), Christian Wisdom: DesiringGod and Learning in Love (Cambridge University Press, 2007),and Shaping Theology: Engagements in a Religious and SecularWorld (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007).
Frances Clemson is Research Associate in the Faculty ofDivinity at the University of Cambridge and works within theCambridge Inter-faith Programme.
Table of Contents
Introduction – Interreligious Reading After Vatican II:Scriptural Reasoning, Comparative Theology and Receptive Ecumenism(David F. Ford)
1. Opening up a Dialogue: Dei Verbum and the Religions(Michael Barnes, SJ)
2. Deep Reasonings: Sources Chretiennes, Ressourcement,and the Logic of Scripture in the years before – and after– Vatican II (Kevin L. Hughes)
3. Catholic Reasoning and Reading Across Traditions (DavidDault)
4. An Analogical Reading of Christian Prophecy: The Case ofMuhammad (Anna Bonta Moreland)
5. Families of Receptive Theological Learning: ScripturalReasoning, Comparative Theology, and Receptive Ecumenism (Paul D.Murray)
6. Scriptural Reasoning and the Legacy of Vatican II: TheirMutual Engagement and Significance (David F. Ford)
7. Scriptural Reasoning and the Discipline of Christian Doctrine(Mike Higton)
8. Interreligious Reading in the Context of Dialogue: WhenInterreligious Reading “Fails” (Tracy SayukiTiemeier)
9. Long-Term Disagreement: Philosophical Models inScriptural Reasoning and Receptive Ecumenism (Nicholas Adams)
10. In the Balance: Interior and Shared Acts of Reading(Francis X. Clooney, SJ)
11. A Good Word is a Good Tree: A Muslim Response to theInterfaith Challenges of Vatican II (Maria Massi Dakake)
12. Re-socializing Scholars of Religious, Theological, andTheo-Philosophical Inquiry (Peter Ochs)
Notes on contributors