What is our model of interreligious dialogue? What scriptural models could we choose from?
Well, on the one hand we might choose the model of Moses and the Pharaoh. This might be called a kind of fanatical and violent exclusivism. In the encounter of Yahweh and the gods of Egypt, the side that wins is the side that can out-catastrophize the other. And it really is one catastrophe after another, one tragedy after another, isn’t it. In the interreligious encounter between Moses and…Continue
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Here's the question: Can you come as you are to the interreligious dialogue?
A peculiar strain of interreligious dialogue warrants an entire chapter of Raimundo Panikkar’s book, The Intra-religious Dialogue. Because of the long history of Christianity’s participation and support for empire and quasi-imperialistic endeavors that have wrought devastation to impoverished peoples across the globe, some Christians have sought to approach interreligious…Continue