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A Second Christianity?

Murray A. Rae

in Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation: By Faith Transformed

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269403
eISBN:
9780191683633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269403.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the different viewpoints introduced by theologians of the twentieth century who had increasingly become hostile to the traditional content of Christian faith. The work of John ... More


John Hick’s Vedāntic Road Not Taken?: Hick’s Evolving Views on Religious Pluralism in the Light of Sri Ramakrishna

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the British philosopher John Hick’s early and late views on religious pluralism in the light of Sri Ramakrishna. Between 1970 and 1974, the early Hick espoused a Vedāntic theory ... More


Applying the Analogies: Causing for Pure Benefits

Vince R. Vitale

in Non-Identity Theodicy: A Grace-Based Response to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198864226
eISBN:
9780191896392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864226.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Using an ethical framework constructed out of the two variables of whether an agent causes, permits, or risks horrendous evils, and whether she does so in order to bestow pure benefit or in order to ... More


Pluralism

Robert McKim

in On Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774029
eISBN:
9780199932610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774029.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The main focus in this chapter is on the claim that a number of religions do equally well in terms of truth, though there is also some attention to pluralism about salvation, or salvific pluralism, ... More


No One Ascends Alone: Toward a Relational Pluralism

John J. Thatamanil

in Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter surveys and assesses major contemporary versions of pluralist and particularist theologies of religious diversity including those of John Hick, David Ray Griffin, and Mark Heim. While ... More


A Cross-Cultural Approach to the Problem of Evil: Sri Ramakrishna, the Rowe-Alston Debate, and Hick’s Soul-Making Theodicy

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter adopts a cross-cultural approach to the problem of evil by bringing Sri Ramakrishna into conversation with recent analytic philosophers. Maharaj begins by exploring the philosophical ... More


James and Pascal

Robert J. O'Connell

in William James on the Courage to Believe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823217274
eISBN:
9780823284962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823217274.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter focuses on William James' relationship to Blaise Pascal. One of the fiercest critics of James' contentions has gotten considerable mileage out of viewing his lecture through the lens ... More


Salvation and Conversion

Gerald R. McDermott and Harold A. Netland

in A Trinitarian Theology of Religions: An Evangelical Proposal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199751839
eISBN:
9780199376605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751839.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing on the Bible, Christians traditionally have insisted that salvation is found only in Jesus Christ and that all people, including sincere followers of other religious ways, must repent of sin ... More


Creation and the Transcategorial Phenomenal

David Cheetham

in Creation and Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198856665
eISBN:
9780191889844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856665.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers the concept of ineffability. Has this concept been monopolized by pluralists who use it to provide an object that is sufficiently mystical and unfathomable to accommodate ... More


Is It “Wishful Thinking”?

Robert J. O'Connell

in William James on the Courage to Believe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823217274
eISBN:
9780823284962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823217274.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter looks at how William James seemingly provided mankind with neither more nor less than a reckless license for “wishful thinking.” It examines both the grounds that have been offered for ... More


Like a Dog’s Curly Tail: Finding Perfection in a World of Imperfection: A Hindu Theodicy in the Tradition of Sri Ramakrishna

Jeffery D. Long

in Comparing Faithfully: Insights for Systematic Theological Reflection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274666
eISBN:
9780823274710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274666.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Jeffery Long, a Hindu theologian, explores the problem of evil as it is raised and addressed by thinkers in the Ramakrishna Vedanta tradition of Hinduism and by two separate schools of thought from ... More


The Hot Indignation of God: Providence, Saving History, and Theodicy

Christopher Z. Hobson

in The Mount of Vision: African American Prophetic Tradition, 1800-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199895861
eISBN:
9780199980109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895861.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

African American prophetic thinkers shared ideas that God providentially intended freedom and guided history toward justice. These beliefs raise the issue of suffering’s place in God’s purposes ... More


Global Philosophy of Religion and its Challenges

Yujin Nagasawa

in Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Exploratory Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198738909
eISBN:
9780191802089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738909.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that if the philosophy of religion is to take religion seriously, it must expand its focus and incorporate a wide range of religious perspectives. The chapter develops a ‘global ... More


Beyond Perennialism and Constructivism: Sri Ramakrishna’s Manifestationist Model of Mystical Experience

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter draws upon Sri Ramakrishna’s teachings and mystical testimony in order to develop a new conceptual framework for understanding the nature of mystical experience. In recent analytic ... More


God and Suffering

Laura W. Ekstrom

in God, Suffering, and the Value of Free Will

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197556412
eISBN:
9780197556443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556412.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter launches a new investigation of the question of God’s existence, examining it against the reality of human suffering and bringing to the fore contentious presuppositions concerning ... More


The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of Natural Theology

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 2 offers a structured synopsis of the history of natural theology from Xenophanes to Richard Swinburne. It is argued, for example, that the Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas are outdated, and that ... More


Introduction: Revisiting an Old Tale

John J. Thatamanil

in Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter introduces, reformulates, and defends the old Indian allegory of the blind men and the elephant to argue that, despite critiques, it remains a valuable tool for thinking about religious ... More


“All Faiths Are Paths”: A Reconstruction and Defense of Sri Ramakrishna’s Vijñāna-Based Model of Religious Pluralism

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reconstructs from Sri Ramakrishna’s teachings a unique and philosophically sophisticated model of religious pluralism. For Sri Ramakrishna, God is infinite, so there are correspondingly ... More


Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Ayon Maharaj

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Sri Ramakrishna is widely known as a nineteenth-century Indian mystic who affirmed the harmony of all religions on the basis of his richly varied spiritual experiences and eclectic religious ... More


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