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 Toward a Pluralist Theology of Judaism

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195112597
eISBN:
9780199872275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues that the construction of a Jewish theology of Christianity can only be undertaken by those willing to move beyond the notion that religious truth is restricted to only one faith ... More


On Religious Diversity

Robert McKim

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774029
eISBN:
9780199932610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774029.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores some responses to religious diversity, with particular attention to attitudes that a member of a religious tradition might take to the beliefs and salvific prospects of outsiders. ... More


 The Pluralistic Imperative: Christian Perspectives

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Americans generally understand pluralism to be a descriptive term for the multiplicity of religions and cultures in their country. This chapter and the next, however, are concerned with another kind ... More


Joseph Smith and Nineteenth-Century Mormon Mappings of Asian Religions

Reid L. Neilson

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter turns to the subject of what Joseph Smith himself had to say about Mormonism's relationship to other religions, and ways of accommodating religious pluralism. It further traces the ... More


Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age

David Mislin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453946
eISBN:
9781501701436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453946.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book chronicles the transformative historical moment when Americans began to reimagine their nation as one strengthened by the diverse faiths of its peoples. Between 1875 and 1925, liberal ... More


The Clash of Universalisms: Religious and Secular in Human Rights

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter lays the groundwork for assessing traditionalist Muslim scholarship on human rights to date. It undertakes to argue that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights cannot be dismissed ... More


Exclusivism about Truth

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/9780199774029.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Various interpretations of the idea of exclusivism about truth are considered, both in terms of their reasonableness as interpretations of exclusivism about truth and in terms of their overall ... More


Conclusion: Local Christians Face America's New Religious Diversity

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter sorts out the great variety of Christian perspectives in a multireligious America: Does a typology emerge from the case studies of this book that can offer a fresh way of looking at the ... More


We're Right. They're Wrong

Peter Van Inwagen

in Disagreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226078
eISBN:
9780191594236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226078.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter introduces many of the central philosophical puzzles about peer disagreement. It starts with a discussion of disagreements in religion, and then extends the discussion to philosophical, ... More


The Religion of Israel

J. Day

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the last of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors, and its subject is the religion of Israel. The introduction to the chapter briefly reviews previous work on this subject. The ... More


Heaven and Its Inhabitants

Jerry L. Walls

in Heaven: The Logic of Eternal Joy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195113020
eISBN:
9780199834815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195113020.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The basic question addressed here is that of who will be in heaven; this is discussed mainly with respect to the issue of whether the adherents of other (world) religions will be saved. The three ... More


Absorption and Embrace: Worlds of Discourse in Lindbeck and Frei

Jason A. Springs

in Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 further complicates the alignment of Frei's theology with the work of his colleague and friend George Lindbeck. This argument explicitly takes up questions of theology's relationship to ... More


Religious Communities as a Resource for Conflict Resolution

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Despite their often quite central role in contributing to tensions, religious beliefs and practices are potentially a resource for work toward conflict resolution.


Exclusivism about Salvation

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/9780199774029.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Exclusivism about salvation, or salvific exclusivism, is understood to combine two claims. First, only one's own tradition delivers salvation, and, second, only members of one's own tradition can ... More


Accounting for Exclusivism: The Histadrut and the Palestinians

Michael Shalev

in Labour and the Political Economy in Israel

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198285137
eISBN:
9780191684494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198285137.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses national exclusivism, which characterized the mobilization of the Jewish working class in Palestine. It distinguishes the Israeli case from its social-democratic counterparts. ... More


Democratic Exclusivism

Gregory A. Wills

in Democratic Religion: Freedom, Authority, and Church Discipline in the Baptist South, 1785-1900

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160994
eISBN:
9780199849574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160994.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Baptist exclusivism, gatherings called “conference days” or “conference meetings”, the ritual of Baptist discipline, and trials of church members. It details how discipline ... More


Freedom, Authority, and Doctrine

Gregory A. Wills

in Democratic Religion: Freedom, Authority, and Church Discipline in the Baptist South, 1785-1900

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160994
eISBN:
9780199849574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160994.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Baptist discipline manifested fidelity to the evangelical exclusivist temperament, especially to its insistence on a church separate from the world and established in purity. Manifesting the same ... More


Associations, Creeds, and Calvinism

Gregory A. Wills

in Democratic Religion: Freedom, Authority, and Church Discipline in the Baptist South, 1785-1900

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160994
eISBN:
9780199849574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160994.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with a discussion of the relationships between Baptist churches. Baptist churches cooperated with one another in large part in order to define and protect the boundaries of ... More


The Paradoxical Role of Coercion in the Theory of Political Liberalism

Nicholas Wolterstorff and Terence Cuneo

in Understanding Liberal Democracy: Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199558957
eISBN:
9780191744808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558957.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

What is the proper role, in a liberal democracy, of religious reasons for and against proposed laws or abolition of laws? The various positions taken on the issue have come to be classified as ... More


Aristocracy Ascendant: The World of Eighteenth-Century Nobility

William Doyle

in Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the 18th century, trappings of nobility were everywhere. No private coach was complete without the arms of its owners. Men carried swords and fashion was at its peak. Exclusivism was measured ... More


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