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Comparative Theology: Deep Learning Across Religious Borders

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Drawing upon the author's three decades of work in comparative theology, this is a pertinent and comprehensive introduction to the field, which offers a clear guide to the reader, enabling them to engage in comparative study. The author has three decades of experience of work in the field of comparative theology and is ideally placed to write this book Today's increasing ...more
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Published September 9th 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published March 29th 2010)
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A solid introduction to the discipline of comparative theology.

"A comparative theology can itself be a truly constructive theology, a theological activity distinguished by its grounding in a faith perspective, and by its manner of proceeding, its serious and prolonged attention to more than one tradition, and by constructive theology arising from that comparative work, not apart from it." - pg. 43

One issue with comparative theology may lie in the fact that, as Clooney words it, it is an
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Stephanie
Sep 05, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Stephanie by: Kristin Largen
So far, so good.

30 pages in.

Easy to read, though he seems to be spending an unnecessary amount of time differentiating between comparative religion, comparative theology, and theology of religions.


We shall see....

Not sure he got his point across very well. Honestly it was easier to understand the first part of the book after having read the second part. I, and my classmates, think his speech that is contained in the second part of the book is a better introduction to Comparative Theology than
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Sanja Džalto
Jul 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent priest and an excellent book in which those who are both willing and capable of learning across religious borders can really see a significantly larger picture of world religions, and a pure human understanding of God, regardless of their religious beliefs.

Unless people change their attitudes when it comes to absolutness of their own vision/understanding/imagining of God, and the credibility of their own sacred texts, without taking into account anything else no matter what, there
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