Encountering the Stranger: A Jewish-Christian-Muslim Trialogue (Stephen S. Weinstein Series in Post-Holocaust Studies)

Encountering the Stranger: A Jewish-Christian-Muslim Trialogue (Stephen S. Weinstein Series in Post-Holocaust Studies)

By: John K. Roth (editor), Leonard Grob (editor)Paperback

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In an age when "collisions of faith" among the Abrahamic traditions continue to produce strife and violence that threatens the well-being of individuals and communities worldwide, the contributors to Encountering the Stranger--six Jewish, six Christian, and six Muslim scholars--takes responsibility to examine their traditions' understandings of the stranger, the "other," and to identify ways that can bridge divisions and create greater harmony.

About Author

Leonard Grob is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Fairleigh Dickinson University. John K. Roth is Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College. The other contributors are Rachel N. Baum, Margaret Brearley, Britta Frede-Wenger, Henry Greenspan, Peter J. Haas, Riffat Hassan, Zayn Kassam, Henry F. Knight, Hubert G. Locke, Rochelle L. Millen, Khaleel Mohammed, David Patterson, Didier Pollefeyt, BYlent Senay, Sana Tayyen, and Bassam Tibi.

Contents

Prologue: Trialogue Is the WayLeonard Grob and John K. Roth i. In The Shadow of the Holocaust: Safeguarding the Stranger 1 "You Shall Not Murder": A Foundation for Trialogue?John K. Roth 2 Whom May I Kill?Zayn Kassam 3"Where Is Your Brother?": Jewish Teachings on the "Stranger"David Patterson 4?Canopies of Hospitality: Post-Shoah Christian Faith and Making Room for Others?Henry F. Knight 5 The Place of Non-Muslims in the Islamic Concept of the "Other": The Need for Rethinking Islamic Tradition in the Pursuitof Religious Pluralism Bassam Tibi 6 The Jewish Roots of Emmanuel Levinas'sMetaphysics of WelcomeLeonard Grob ii. The "Other" in the Scripture and Tradition: Valuing the Stranger 7 Encountering the Stranger in Classic Rabbinic JudaismPeter J. Haas 8 Encountering the Stranger: Aspects of Medieval ChristianityMargaret Brearley 9Noah and Others: Pluralism in Ancient and Modern JudaismRochelle L. Millen 10Normative Islamic (Qur'anic) Teachings on Pluralism: Reflections on "The People of the Book"Riffat Hassan 11 Reflexivity and Tawalli between Jews, Christians, and MuslimsBulent Senay 12 Encountering the Other: Enemy or Stranger?Hubert G. Locke iii. The Hospitality of Pluralism: Welcoming the Stranger 13 OraHenry Greenspan 14Bearers of the Rings: Reflections on Christian Spirituality and the Theology of ReligionsBritta Frede-Wenger 15 Litarafoo: The Dialogical MethodSana Tayyen 16 Loving the Stranger: Intimacy between Jews and Non-JewsRachel N. Baum 17 When Certainty Becomes ImmaterialKhaleel Mohammed 18 Interreligious Dialogue beyond Absolutism, Relativism, andParticularism: A Catholic Approach to Religious DiversityDidier Pollefeyt Epilogue: What Should Be Remembered?Leonard Grob and John K. Roth Selected BibliographyEditors and ContributorsIndex?

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  • ISBN13: 9780295992020
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780295992020
  • weight: 464
  • ISBN10: 0295992026

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