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The Reunification of Theology and Comparison in the New Comparative Theology

Hugh Nicholson

in Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the relationship between contemporary comparative theology and the theology of religions in light of their common genealogy in the comparative theology in the ... More


Missionary Thinking about Religious Plurality at Tambaram 1938:: Hendrik Kraemer and His Critics

Richard J. Plantinga

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the thought of Hendrik Kraemer, a Dutch neo-orthodox theologian, well-versed in Islam, who had served as a missionary to Indonesia. Kraemer was commissioned by the ... More


Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Hugh Nicholson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book concerns the problem of the ineluctability of ‘us’ versus ‘them’ relations in theological discourse. It argues that liberal theologies — from the Christian fulfillment theology of the ... More


Off the Map: The Catholic Church and Its Dialogue with Buddhists

James L. Fredericks

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/9780199827879.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter contends that the dialogue between Catholics and Buddhists, more than any of the other interreligious dialogues in which Catholics are involved, “drives us off our theological road map ... More


A Response to James L. Fredericks

Anselm Kyongsuk Min

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/9780199827879.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents comments on the previous chapter’s discussion. This chapter states and opinion that sharply disagrees with the opinion given in the previous chapter based on criticisms of the ... More


Feminist Theology as Theology of Religions

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

“Theology of religions” is a relatively new term that has to do with noting the diversity among the religions of the world and developing conceptual tools for relating to and understanding that ... More


From Sexual Difference to Religious Difference: Feminist Theological Approaches to Religious Difference

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of feminist contributions to theology of religions, including those of Ruether, Suchocki, Plaskow, McCarthy, King, Gross, Hill Fletcher, Kwok, and McGarvey. It aims ... More


The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Lamin Sanneh and Joel A. Carpenter (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Featuring cases from contemporary Africa and the Caribbean and from the history of Christianity in Asia, this book examines the new forms of Christianity emerging from the global south and east. ... More


Religion(s) and Culture(s)

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/9780199751839.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Although it is easy to suppose that everyone knows what is meant by “religion,” closer examination indicates that the concept is more complicated. In some ways, the notion of religion is closely ... More


The Triune God

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/9780199751839.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

It is the doctrine of the Trinity that most sharply distinguishes Christian theology from all other views of reality, and it has been misunderstanding and misuse of this doctrine that have produced ... More


Barth’s Theology of Religion and Dōgen’s Nondualism

James Farwell

in Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284603
eISBN:
9780823286102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

James Farwell begins by challenging the now-common classification of Barth’s theology of religions as “exclusivism,” calling his position rather a “kerygmatically generated inverse pluralism.” ... More


Interpretations V: Edwards and Contemporary Theology

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0044
Subject:
Religion, Theology

As Edwards's work is becoming better known, more contemporary theologians are beginning to use parts of his theological project to assist their own. Some, such as H. Richard Niebuhr in the ... More


Covenantal Pluralism in Mormonism and Islam: Alternatives to the Binary Logic of Apostasy

David D. Peck

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter turns to Islam for possible alternative models to the LDS binary logic of apostasy and restoration. Using the theology of religions as a frame, it outlines the conception of covenantal ... More


Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Martha L. Moore-Keish and Christian T. Collins Winn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284603
eISBN:
9780823286102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In a world in which interreligious engagement is both more dangerous and more imperative than ever, and in which the category of “religion” itself has come under increasing scrutiny, the discipline ... More


A Trinitarian Theology of Religions: An Evangelical Proposal

Gerald R. McDermott and Harold A. Netland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199751839
eISBN:
9780199376605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751839.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Over the last four decades, evangelical scholars have shown increasing interest in other religions and issues in the theology of religions. The result has been a plethora of books and articles, with ... More


Marginal Notes: Women and Other “Others” in the Theology of Religions

Jeannine Hill Fletcher

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/9780198792345.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions, which was heralded as a groundbreaking event in the development of modern interreligious understanding, also signaled the dawn of social movements for gender ... More


Introduction: The Bodhisattva Path and the Christ Path

S. Mark Heim

in Crucified Wisdom: Theological Reflection on Christ and the Bodhisattva

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281244
eISBN:
9780823285990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281244.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is an experiment with the conviction that there is a comparative dimension in confessional theology. This chapter briefly reviews the case for using sources from other religions in the work ... More


Refutation and Dialogue: Christianity vis-à-vis the Three Religions

Anh Q. Tran

in Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677602
eISBN:
9780190677633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677602.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 5 evaluates Errors from a contemporary perspective. It begins by outlining the theological messages of Errors, laying out the charges of erroneous beliefs, idolatry, and superstitions against ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Theologies of Interreligious Dialogue

Terrence Merrigan

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/9780198792345.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter reflects on the many and varied challenges facing the theology of interreligious dialogue, and provides a structure within which these challenges and the responses proposed by leading ... More


Discerning Doctrine: Interreligious Dialogue as Experiential Source of Theology

Michelle Voss Roberts

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/9780198792345.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Taking its lead from the biblical account of Jesus’s response to the Canaanite woman (Matt. 15: 21–8), this chapter argues that Jesus’ own concept of God’s relation to humanity shifted as a result of ... More


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