A Christian Theology of Religions: The Rainbow of Faiths

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Religion - 160 pages
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Renowned theologian and philosopher of religion John Hick takes a hard look at an important intellectual problem facing Christians today: where exactly does Christianity fit into the scheme of the world in light of other world religions? And is it possible to remain Christian while accepting the truth of other beliefs? Offering good reasons for why the traditional stance that Christianity is the only true religion is no longer workable, Hick puts forth a cogent defense of Christianity in the global context of other religions.

 

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One of the most useful aspects of this book, which began as the 1994 Auburn lectures at Union Theological Seminary in New York, is Hick's discussion of the etiquette of controversy. It is not ... Read full review

Contents

On Theological Controversy i
6
The PostModernist and Other Critiques
31
The postmodernist critique
37
Pluralism contradicts each religions
45
Truthclaims and myths 5 1
51
The Real Ineffability and Criteria
57
Incarnation and Uniqueness
83
Salvation Mission and Dialogue
104
A Christianity That Sees Itself as One True Religion
125
A view from the year 2056
134
Some Thanks and Explanations
148
Index
157
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About the author (1995)

John Hick is Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Research in the Humanities at the University of Birmingham in England.

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