THEO-502 Intro. to Pluralism: Theological Perspectives
Fall for 2017-2018
This course will study the implications for Christian theology when it is situated in the context of contemporary religious pluralism. Offered from the Christian perspective, it will address the philosophical and theological issues that arise in a religiously pluralistic environment. These will include an historical examination of the Christian disposition towards the other religions, the problem of conflicting truth claims, the nature of salvation in the religions, Christology, religious language, and interreligious dialogue. We will also look briefly at how scholars from religions other than Christianity view religious pluralism.
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