Truth in Religion

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Simon and Schuster, 1992 - Philosophy - 180 pages
Only if, with regard to the diversity of religions, there are questions about truth and falsehood do we have a problem about the pluralism of religions and the unity of truth.

That problem is not concerned with preserving religious liberty, freedom of worship, and the toleration, in a particular society or in the world, of a diversity of religious institutions, communities, practices, and beliefs. It is concerned only with the question of where, in that diversity, the truth lies if there is any truth in religion at all.


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Truth in religion: the plurality of religions and the unity of truth: an essay in the philosophy of religion

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Distinguishing between matters of truth and taste, Adler examines the problem of truth in religion. He takes as his criterion the principle of noncontradiction. Those systems that accept a unitary ... Read full review


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The Study of Religion
Truth in Religion
Recapitulation and Conclusion
The Unity of Man and the Unity of Truth
Cultural Unity and Cultural Pluralism
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Dr. Mortimer J. Adler was Chairman of the Board of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute, and authored more than fifty books. He died in 2001.

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