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Unrestricted Freedom: The Church and the World House

Lewis V. Baldwin

in The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380316
eISBN:
9780199869299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380316.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The moral responsibility of the church to the international community is the subject of this chapter. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s sense of the church as one and universal is emphasized as the ecclesial ... More


Are Dialogues an Antidote to Violence? *

S.N. Balagangadhara

in Reconceptualizing India Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082965
eISBN:
9780199081936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082965.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on the problem of intercultural dialogue. One of the convictions in both religious studies and elsewhere is about the role dialogues play: by emphasizing and fulfilling the need ... More


Was Hinduism Invented?: Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Brian K. Pennington

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166552
eISBN:
9780199835690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Is “Hinduism” a legitimate term for the widely varying religious practices of India that are commonly called by that name? The appearance of “religion” as a category comprising a set of practices and ... More


The Possibility of Joseph Smith: Some Evangelical Probings

Richard J. Mouw

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/9780195369786.003.012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contributes to the evangelical understanding of Joseph Smith. The interest of evangelical scholars in Mormonism has tended to be in the context of apologetics rather than scholarly ... More


Status of the Bhagat Bani

Pashaura Singh

in The Bhagats of the Guru Granth Sahib: Sikh Self-Definition and the Bhagat Bani

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195662696
eISBN:
9780199080717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195662696.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter identifies two principal forces that raise the question of the status of the Bhagat Bani in the Sikh scripture from time to time, and lead to various responses from within the larger ... More


Tibetan Religion in Theological Perspective

Trent Pomplun

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins with Desideri in the court of Lhazang Khan and tackles the problem of the resemblances between Roman Catholicism and Tibetan Buddhism as Desideri himself understood it. It touches ... More


Discerning Criteria of Religious Experience in Theology of Interreligious Dialogue: Insights from William James and Bernard Lonergan

John Friday

in The Past, Present, and Future of Theologies of Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198792345
eISBN:
9780191834356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792345.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter inquires into the value of the notion of “religious experience” as a category for the theology of interreligious dialogue. It does this by comparing and contrasting the understanding of ... More


The True Meaning of the Lord of Heaven

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter is a detailed analysis of the major text written by Ricci. The Tianzhu shiyi is a text that represented Ricci's life work in China: it included actual conversations between Ricci and ... More


Conclusion: Reflections on Turkish Islam, Modernity, and Dialogue

Taraneh R. Wilkinson

in Dialectical Encounters: Contemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441537
eISBN:
9781474464871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441537.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This concluding chapter draws together the host of dialectical elements encountered in the work of Alpyağıl, Düzgün, and those Turkish theologians touched upon in the previous chapter’s survey. After ... More


Religious Patriotism and Conciliation

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An influential discourse in modern Egypt fuses religion with nationalism, and allocates to religion (or the religions) a socially and politically integrating function. The main point made in this ... More


Catholic–Protestant Relations and the Finalité of European Integration, 1968–79

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the nature of the dialogue between the European institutions and Catholic, Protestant and Anglican organisations. It investigates the intention of the Evangelical Church of ... More


Reflections on the Dialogue Between Jew and Non-Jew in the Bible and in Rabbinic Literature

Rabbi Tovia Ben-Chorin

in Friends on the Way: Jesuits Encounter Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228119
eISBN:
9780823236985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228119.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines cases of Jew and non-Jew dialogue in the Bible and in Rabbinic Literature. The foundational element of the Jewish Bible is the dialogue between God and man and between man and ... More


Epilogue: Searching for the ‘Heart and Soul’ of the European Community

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The epilogue provides an update on relations between religious communities and European institutions from the 1979 European elections until today. In particular, it focuses on Delors’s call for the ... More


Chosenness and the Exclusivity of Truth1

Reuven Firestone

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter tackles the Jewish idea of “chosenness” (or election) that seems to be deeply imbedded, not just in Judaism, but in all major monotheistic faiths. It asks: What might be the origin of ... More


Overlapping (His)Stories: Reading Acts in Chinese America

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on a New Testament book that is most concerned with the origins and development of the early church community: Acts. Generally, Acts is a narrative with two interconnected focal ... More


Christian Missions and Islam in the 1960s and 1970s

Todd M. Thompson

in Norman Anderson and the Christian Mission to Modernize Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697624
eISBN:
9780190943073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697624.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter tracks Anderson’s role in promoting the idea of dialogue between Christianity and Islam in the 1960s and 1970s. It also follows Anderson’s efforts towards working out practical ... More


Teaching, Writing, Travel, and Dialogue

William M. Gorvine

in Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 examines the mid-career activities of this minority Bönpo living beyond the framework of an institutionally based monastic life. These developments include his emergence as a sought-after ... More


Conclusion

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The conclusion offers an overview of the relationship between the ecumenical movement and the European Community, focusing on the main issues and patterns of dialogue at both national and ... More


Self-Assertion and a Jewish Theology of Religions

Clémence Boulouque

in Another Modernity: Elia Benamozegh's Jewish Universalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503612006
eISBN:
9781503613119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503612006.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 15 details Benamozegh’s worldview and the inextricable link between theology and the politics of identity underlying it. The Jewish theology of other religions that he proposed mostly ... More


‘A Common Destiny’: The Ecumenical Movement and the European Community, 1964–68

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

While relations in the 1950s between churches and European institutions were rather informal, in 1963 churches from six member states plus Britain decided to establish a Consultative Commission of ... More


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