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Monotheism and tolerance : recovering a religion of reason

Author: Robert Erlewine
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Series: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
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Why are religious tolerance and pluralism so difficult to achieve? Why is the often violent fundamentalist backlash against them so potent? Robert Erlewine looks to a new religion of reason for answers to these questions. Drawing on Enlightenment writers Moses Mendelssohn, Immanuel Kant, and Hermann Cohen, who placed Christianity and Judaism in tension with tolerance and pluralism, Erlewine finds a way to break the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Erlewine, Robert.
Monotheism and tolerance.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009028609
(OCoLC)313659167
Named Person: Hermann Cohen; Immanuel Kant; Moses Mendelssohn; Hermann Cohen; Immanuel Kant; Moses Mendelssohn; Hermann Cohen; Immanuel Kant; Moses Mendelssohn
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Erlewine
ISBN: 9780253003997 0253003997 9780253354198 0253354196 9780253221568 0253221560
OCLC Number: 607553766
Description: 1 online resource (x, 246 pages).
Contents: Overcoming the current crisis --
Monotheism, tolerance, and pluralism : the current impasse --
Learning from the past : introducing the thinkers of the religion of reason --
Mendelssohn : idolatry and indiscernability --
Mendelssohn and the repudiation of divine tyranny --
Monotheism and the indiscernible other --
Kant : religious tolerance --
Radical evil and the mire of unsocial sociability --
Kant and the religion of tolerance --
Cohen : ethical intolerance --
Cohen and the monotheism of correlation --
Rational supererogation, and the suffering servant --
Conclusion: Revelation, reason, and the legacy of the Enlightenment.
Series Title: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Responsibility: Robert Erlewine.

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Is religious conservatism compatible with tolerance and pluralism? Why are religious tolerance and pluralism so difficult to achieve? Why is the often violent fundamentalist backlash against them so  Read more...

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"An important corrective to recent discussions of the relation between monotheism and tolerance." Leora Batnitzky, Princeton University

 
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