No Longer the Same: Religious Others and the Liberation of Christian Theology (New Approaches to Religion and Power) (Paperback)

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No Longer the Same: Religious Others and the Liberation of Christian Theology (New Approaches to Religion and Power) (Paperback)

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This volume addresses what happens to Christian theology when it follows its traditional habit of excluding religious others from the theological conversation. It argues that the exclusion of non-Christian voices blinds Christian theology not only to its own character, but also to the God to whom it seeks to be faithful.
DAVID R. BROCKMAN is a Research Associate for the Progressive Christian Center of the South and has taught courses in theology of religions, world religions, Asian religions, christology, and the social context of Christianity at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, and at Brite Divinity School, Texas, USA.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230109438
ISBN-10: 0230109438
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2012
Pages: 195
Language: English
Series: New Approaches to Religion and Power

'David Brockman's No Longer the Same makes a convincing case for Christian theologians to engage religious others and let their voices be heard in the endeavor of faith seeking understanding. It is indeed a groundbreaking piece of work that pushes the boundaries further and opens new horizons in Christian theology.' - Ruben L.F. Habito, co-editor, The Gospel among Religions: Christian Ministry, Theology and Spirituality in a Multifaith World, and author of Healing Breath: Zen for Christians and Buddhists in a Wounded World

'Meditating on the boundaries Christians have erected vis à vis the religious others, Brockman acknowledges at once the truth of difference and the chance of liberation. He manages the astounding feat of mapping the landscape of Christian responses to religious multiplicity with an adventurous clarity at once suitable for an introduction and satisfying for comparative theologians.' - Catherine Keller, Professor of Theology, Drew University, and author of On the Mystery: Discerning God in Process

'Marked by acute analysis, freshness of insight, and a deep underlying passion, this book makes an outstanding contribution to systematic theology in general and especially to the theology of religion. It takes the debate in this field a whole stage further forward.' - Kenneth Cracknell, President Emeritus, the Cambridge Theological Federation

'No Longer the Same offers a solid and deep consideration of the encounter with religious others, enriched by the compelling insight that this more serious encounter changes - liberates - Christian theology for this new era. A host of authors have raised these issues and argued the possibilities, but Brockman is one of the few who moves things forward in an intelligent, sober, and comprehensive way.' - Francis X. Clooney, SJ, Director, Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University