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The Oxford handbook of religious diversity

Author: Chad V Meister
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of 33 original chapters covers the full range of issues in religious diversity. An indispensable guide for scholars and students, the essays make novel contributions and are crafted by recognized experts who represent a wide variety of religious and philosophical perspectives and backgrounds.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Oxford handbook of religious diversity.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2009050128
(OCoLC)473125441
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chad V Meister
OCLC Number: 708374092
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 456 pages).
Contents: Contours of religious diversity. Historical reflections on religious diversity / Martin E. Marty --
A religious studies approach to questions about religious diversity / Ian S. Markham --
A philosophical approach to questions about religious diversity / Peter Byrne --
A sociological approach to questions about religious diversity / Michele Dillon --
Key issues relevant to religious diversity. Theological and philosophical issues. Pluralism and relativism / Joseph Runzo --
Religious exclusivism / Paul K. Moser --
The diversity of religious experience / Keith E. Yandell --
Interreligious dialogue / Sallie B. King --
The religious alien / Paul J. Griffiths --
Religious diversity and a global ethic / Leonard J. Swidler --
Theology amidst religious diversity / Gavin D'Costa --
Religious diversity, evil and a variety of theodicies / Michael L. Peterson --
Religion and revelation / Keith Ward --
Sociological and public policy issues. Religious diversity and globalization / Peter Beyer --
Religious demographics and the new diversity / Frederick W. Norris --
New religious movements in global perspective / Peter B. Clarke --
Race, ethnicity and religion / George Yancey --
Religious diversity, secularization, and postmodernity / John G. Stackhouse, Jr. --
Multiple modernities and religion / Christian Smith and Brandon Vaidyanathan --
Religious violence and peace / Jessica Stern, Dalia Mogahed, and Tom Pyszczynski --
Religious diversity in public education / David Basinger --
Religious diversity and religious environmentalism / Roger S. Gottlieb --
Differing perspectives on religious diversity. Multifaith perspectives. A Hindu perspective / Arvind Sharma --
A Buddhist perspective / Dabvid Burton --
An African religions perspective / Kwasi Wiredu --
A Chinese religions perspective / Chung-ying Cheng --
A Jewish perspective / David Shatz --
A Christian perspective / Charles Taliaferro --
An Islamic perspective / Majid Fakhry --
Gender and world perspectives. A feminist perspective / Pamela Sue Anderson --
A continental perspective / Bruce Ellis Benson --
A naturalistic perspective / Michael Ruse.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Chad Meister.

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a fabulous and welcome collection that encourages cross-disciplinary fertilization. * Amir Dastmalchian, Religious Studies *

 
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