By Perry Schmidt-Leukel
Interreligious discussion has inspired many theologians in all significant non secular traditions to think about even if different religions might supply a distinct yet however actual and legitimate direction of salvation or liberation. Perry Schmidt-Leukel, during this prolonged model of his 2015 Gifford Lectures, argues that this place -- referred to as "religious pluralism" -- needs to be constructed inside specific insights provided via all of the significant traditions.
Although critical obstacles to spiritual pluralism exist inside of each one culture, he indicates however that percentages for a pluralist figuring out exist in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and chinese language religions. Interreligious theology, he argues, contains the promise of being the theology of the longer term.
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