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Repairing Eden: Humility, Mysticism, and the Existential Problem of Religious Diversity
How do Christians keep from losing their faith when they discover that other faiths are as justified as theirs? Mark McLeod-Harrison draws from his training in analytic philosophy and his knowledge of Christian mysticism to provide a compelling analysis of, and unique solution to, the problem religious diversity poses for realist Christians. In
Paperback, 168 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by McGill-Queen's University Press
(first published October 1st 2005)
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This book is quite unique, insofar as it combines analytic philosophy, existentialist methodology, and an appeal to mysticism as a way of solving the existential problem of religious diversity. This problem is "that, because of the claims of other religions, some Christians find themselves believing the claims of the Christian faith less strongly, and hence explaining away the apparently exclusivistic nature of those claims, or, in other cases, not believing Christian claims at all" (p. 14).