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

Paul D. Numrich

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious diversity in the United States has increased dramatically in recent decades. How are Christians relating to their Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and other new religious neighbors? Using local ... More


Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Francis X. Clooney

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Hindu God, Christian God, an exercise in comparative theology, proposes that theology today is an interreligious discipline and illustrates this with reference to Christianity and ... More


Christianity in South and Central Asia

Kenneth R. Ross, Daniel Jeyaraj, and Todd M. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity has had a long, varied history in South and Central Asia. Today, it faces challenges old and new in a rapidly changing and diverse population. Socio-religious crosswinds involving ... More


Daniel A. Madigan Continues the Dialogue

Daniel A. Madigan

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents a response to comments in the previous chapter. Against the widespread perception in the West of Muslim responsibility for ethnic cleansing, this chapter cites statistics to the ... More


Francis X. Clooney Continues the Dialogue

Francis X. Clooney

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents a response to comments in the previous chapter. While this chapter recognizes what the previous chapter had to say about the growing number of Americans influenced by Hinduism, ... More


Peter C. Phan Continues the Dialogue

Peter C. Phan

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents a response to comments in the previous chapter. This chapter’s response to the previous chapter underscores the value of focusing on the meaning of being human. The response ... More


Conclusion

Tariq Ramadan

in Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183566
eISBN:
9780199850426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183566.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The reform movement that is in the process of being born has as its first requirement knowledge of the comprehensive message of Islam, its universal principles, and the tools available to help human ... More


Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics

Thomas Banchoff (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323405
eISBN:
9780199869237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

Globalization has spawned more active transnational religious communities, creating a powerful force in world affairs. This book explores the patterns of cooperation and conflict that mark this new ... More


Religion and Peacebuilding

Gerard F. Powers

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The prevailing secularist paradigm and quantitative analyses of the relationship between religion, conflict, and peace are inadequate. Powers calls for moving beyond a functionalist approach to the ... More


Teaching Confucianism in Christian Contexts

Judith A. Berling

in Teaching Confucianism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195311600
eISBN:
9780199870707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311600.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter frames the pedagogical issues surrounding teaching Confucianism in Christian contexts through the thematic lens of the “challenge of otherness.” Including Confucianism in the enterprise ... More


Wach, Radhakrishnan, and Relativism

Charles S. Preston

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter concerns itself with the debate between Joachim Wach and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan over the issue of relativism. It provides a critical assessment of the significance of this engagement ... More


Christianity in South and Central Asia

Daniel Jeyaraj

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While Christianity in South and Central Asia has deep historical roots, the World Wars, the demise of British colonialism, and Islamic influence have been defining turning points. Today, Christians ... More


Worship and Spirituality

Anand Amaladass

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christians in South Asia can be classified into three groups: the intellectual Christian elites, uneducated clerics, and the faithful ‘folk’ of the villages. After Vatican II came renewal in liturgy, ... More


Social and Political Context

Cedric Prakash SJ

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity in the region is under siege by fundamentalists from other religions who consider it a threat to their (often unjust and exploitative) way of life; by governments that are in nexus with ... More


Mission and Evangelism

Jacob Kavunkal SVD

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Until the middle of the twentieth century, churches in South and Central Asia were operating from a Western concept of mission: namely, saving souls by proclaiming the gospel. However, since the last ... More


Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Anna Bigelow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sacred and civic spaces in religiously plural communities are peacefully shared all the time, yet we rarely hear about such places. This book is a finely grained study of Malerkotla, an Indian town ... More


Looking Back, Ahead, and into the Eyes of Others: The Orthodox Christian Experience

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/9780195386219.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Orthodox Christians have lived in Muslim lands for centuries and now bring their unique perspectives to multireligious America. Encounters that began in conflict in the Old World carry the potential ... More


Chapter 6. Practicing Pluralism: Getting Along in Malerkotla

Anna Bigelow

in Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious diversity has always been a part of life in Malerkotla. That situation has not always been handled with grace. Several significant examples of communal conflict — wars, demonstrations, ... More


Widening the Theological Conversation in Today's Pluralistic Context

Francis X. Clooney

in Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explains the basic principles of comparative theology and the purpose of an interreligious, comparative, dialogical, and confessional conversation about God between the Hindu and Christian traditions.


Faithful and Reasonable Theology in a Pluralistic World

Francis X. Clooney

in Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Assesses the results of the interreligious, comparative, dialogical, and confessional conversation about God carried out in the preceding chapters.


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