Faith in the plural

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In a time of religious violence, a dialogical theology of a Jewish cast provides a means for overcoming religious fanaticism. "Faith in the Plural" presents a deed-centered dialogical theology rooted in Jewish dialogical philosophy. It is suggested that the search for dialogical elements in religious sources and traditions and the lively contact with religious others offer remedies for religious aberrations.Dialogical theology from a Jewish vantage point perceives relatedness amidst unique particularity. It emphasizes the interconnectedness of all religions with respect for the specificity of each and every religion. It is argued that it is possible to understand each other since we live in one world and that one testifies to the Transcendent in openness to and learning from the religious other. Central in this pluralized theology is the term "trans-difference," which denotes differences in cultures and religions and goes beyond them in communication and in the search of peace. In "trans-difference," one recognizes the right to be different and the necessity of being related
Original languageAmerican English
Place of PublicationTel Aviv
PublisherIDRA Publishing
Number of pages320
ISBN (Print)9789657773000
StatePublished - 2019

Publication series

NameInterfaith dialogues for love and peace


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