ISBN-10:
0195340132
ISBN-13:
9780195340136
Pub. Date:
12/03/2010
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
The [Oxford] Handbook of Religious Diversity

The [Oxford] Handbook of Religious Diversity

by Chad V. Meister

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ISBN-13: 9780195340136
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/03/2010
Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Chad Meister is Professor of Philosophy at Bethel College. He is author or editor of over a dozen books, including Evil: A Guide for the Perplexed (forthcoming), Introducing Philosophy of Religion (2009), and The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion, co-edited with Paul Copan (2007). He is also Book Review Editor for the quarterly journal Philosophia Christi.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction
Part I: Contours of Religious Diversity

Chapter 1 - Martin E. Marty: Historical Reflections on Religious Diversity
Chapter 2 - Ian S. Markham: A Religious Studies Approach to Questions about Religious Diversity
Chapter 3 - Peter Byrne: A Philosophical Approach to Questions about Religious
Diversity
Chapter 4 - Michele Dillon: A Sociological Approach to Questions about Religious
Diversity

Part II: Key Issues Relevant to Religious Diversity

Theological and Philosophical Issues
Chapter 5 - Joseph Runzo: Pluralism and Relativism
Chapter 6 - Paul K. Moser: Religious Exclusivism
Chapter 7 - Keith E. Yandell: The Diversity of Religious Experience
Chapter 8 - Sallie B. King: Interreligious Dialogue
Chapter 9 - Paul J. Griffiths: The Religious Alien
Chapter 10 - Leonard J. Swidler: Religious Diversity and a Global Ethic
Chapter 11 - Gavin D'Costa: Theology Amidst Religious Diversity
Chapter 12 - Michael L. Peterson: Religious Diversity, Theodicy, and the Problem of Evil
Chapter 13 - Keith Ward: Religion and Revelation

Sociological and Public Policy Issues
Chapter 14 - Peter Beyer: Religious Diversity and Globalization
Chapter 15 - Frederick W. Norris: Religious Demographics and the New Diversity
Chapter 16 - Peter B. Clarke: New Religious Movements in Global Perspective
Chapter 17 - George Yancey: Religion, Race, and Ethnicity
Chapter 18 - John G. Stackhouse, Jr.: Religious Diversity, Secularization, and
Postmodernity
Chapter 19 - Christian Smith and Brandon Vaidyanathan: Religion and Multiple
Modernities
Chapter 20 - Jessica Stern, Dalia Mogahed, and Tom Pyszczynski: Religious Engagement and Violence
Chapter 21 - David Basinger: Religious Diversity and Public Education
Chapter 22 - Roger S. Gottlieb: Global Religion and the Environment

Part III: Differing Perspectives on Religious Diversity

Multi-faith Perspectives
Chapter 23 - Arvind Sharma: A Hindu Perspective
Chapter 24 - David Burton: A Buddhist Perspective
Chapter 25 - Kwasi Wiredu: An African Religions Perspective
Chapter 26 - Chung-ying Cheng: A Chinese Religions Perspective
Chapter 27 - David Shatz: A Jewish Perspective
Chapter 28 - Charles Taliaferro: A Christian Perspective
Chapter 29 - Majid Fakhry: An Islamic Perspective

Gender and World Perspectives
Chapter 30 - Pamela Sue Anderson: A Feminist Perspective
Chapter 31 - Bruce Ellis Benson: A Continental Perspective
Chapter 32 - Michael Ruse: A Naturalistic Perspective
Index

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