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Christianity, Tolerance and Pluralism

A Theological Engagement with Isaiah Berlin's Social Theory

Συγγραφέας: Jinkins Michael
Εκδότης: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415646628
Σειρά βιβλίου: Routledge Studies in Religion
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 272
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x16
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Christianity, Tolerance and Pluralism"

This book provides a sustained, critical and theological engagement with arguably the most crucial aspect of contemporary society - its diversity. The author finds in the social theory of Isaiah Berlin a number of fruitful ways to reframe the debate over these questions, and to contribute to a more positive conversation regarding our fundamental differences. The book focuses particularly on Berlin's critique of monism and idealistic utopianism, arguing that pluralism does not represent a failure in the nature of human society, but a superabundance of possibilities in a created world grounded in the character of God. Bringing Berlin's thought into conversation with other social theorists, philosophers and Christian theologians, the book provides leaders and members of faith communities with a viable model to move beyond tolerance as mere forbearance to a grace which consists of respect and radical acceptance of others.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Jinkins Michael
Κατηγορία: θρησκεία
Σειρά βιβλίου: Routledge Studies in Religion
ISBN: 9780415646628
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 01/10/2012
Εκδότης: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 272
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 454 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x16 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: Illustrations


Introduction 1. Isaiah Berlin: A Critical Description of His Thought from a Theological Perspective 2. Can Christians be Pluralists? Value Pluralism and the Gift of Diversity 3. The Application of Isaiah Berlin's Understanding of Social Conflict to Communities of Faith 4. Is Toleration a Christian Virtue? Beyond the Disrespect of Enlightenment Forbearance Epilogue in an Ecclesiological Key

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