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Title Interreligious hermeneutics in pluralistic Europe [electronic resource] : between texts and people / edited by David Cheetham [and others].

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 449 pages).
Series Currents of encounter ; vol. 40
Currents of encounter ; v. 40.
Note Book inspired by discussions after the second conference of the European Society for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies held in Salzburg, Austria, April 15-17, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents One text -- different meanings? The notification on Jacques Dupuis in the light of the Second Vatican Council / Sigrid Rettenbacher -- Sifting the Qur'an: two forms of interreligious hermeneutics in Nicholas of Cusa / Pim Valkenberg -- An exposition and defence of Jayanta Bhatta's inclusivism / David Slakter -- Scriptural reasoning and interfaith hermeneutics / Nicholas Adams -- Scriptural reasoning: a feministic response / Helene Egnell -- Scriptural reasoning or symbiosis: can an Asian paradigm have a message for Europe? / Elizabeth J. Harris -- Towards an interreligious hermeneutic of scripture: problems and possibilities / Magdalen Lambkin -- Comparative theology -- as theology / Francis X. Clooney -- Entitled to understand: a critical look at comparative theology / Albertina Nugteren -- Comparative theology in search of a hermeneutical framework / Marianne Moyaert -- Confessional and ocmparative theology: counterparts of complements? / Hendrik Rungelrath -- Guanyin, Queer theology, and subversive religiosity: an experiment in interreligious theology / Paul Hedges.
What is comparative theology? / Ulrich Winkler -- European Islamic gender discourses / Anne Sofie Roald -- The forbidden fruit for the new eve: the Christian right's adaptation to the (post)modern world / Susanne Scholz -- Interreligious learning: the shaping of interreligious identity in pluralistic Europe / Martin Rötting -- Interreligious hermeneutics and the ethical critique of the scriptures Oddbjørn Leirvik -- Polemical revival: attacking the other's texts / John Chesworth -- On the communication of sacred texts: intercultural comparison or intercultural encounter / Andreas Nehring -- Culture/s as a theological challenge: towards a systematic approach to intercultural theology / Judith Gruber -- Double commitment: or the case for religious Mestizaje (Creolization) / Xavier Gravend-Tirole.
Summary At the second major conference held in Salzburg in 2009 of The European Society for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies (ESITIS), participants probed the broad theme of 'interreligious hermeneutics in a pluralistic Europe'. Due to the phenomenon of an increasingly plural Europe, questions arise about how we see each other's cultural heritage, religious traditions and sacred scriptures. Following the discussions that took place at the conference, this book focuses on the usage of texts in our global and mass media world, the possibility of 'scriptural reasoning', the theological co.
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Subject Religions -- Relations.
Religious pluralism -- Europe.
Europe -- Religion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cheetham, David (David A.)
European Society for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies.
Added Title Between texts and people
Other Form: Print version: Interreligious hermeneutics in pluralistic Europe. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, ©2011 9789042033375 (OCoLC)714734813
ISBN 9789401200370 (electronic bk.)
9401200378 (electronic bk.)