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general

globalisation
post enlightenment mindset (pinker, humanitarian principle)
migration
refugees

prince Charles

interfaith dialogue - Derrida, other

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interfaith dialogue and excluvisim

theologoical exxlusivism

RAE - convert

UAE - respect for dialogue to work.. sensitive approach (+barth, don't know where god will reveal himself. need opeennes to lesser lights)

- barnes, RCC have contradictory message

3

inclusivity and interfaith

Res incl = sceptical that institutions will change

structural - should understand other religions, they hold an element of truth e.g. rahner
+ ford:
interfaith dialogue works when faiths understand each other
ecology of blessing, all share common fact of RE
e.g. abraham

dabru emet, jewish statement
common word 2007, muslims and xians

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pluralism and interfaith

ward
- essential for global faith
- no one has real truth
- embrace difference

hick
- can help us move towards real
- global theology

knitter
- interfaith dialogue is practical rather than Theo task, can destroy hate

5

nostra aetate

- repudiate deicide
- covenant between god and jews
- encourages discussion whilst 'witnessing to their own faith'
- expresses high regard for muslims

6

redemptoris

Pope referenced 1Cor9:16, Xians have always been empowered by the HS to preach

conversion must take place whilst respecting differences

can learn from those of other faiths

dialogue is important but main purpose is conversion

only the church contains full truth

7

evangelii gaudium 2013

must go forward
embrace cultural diverisyt
no imposing culture
dialogue for peace

8

cofe, sharing gospel of salvation

paul eddy

there is a duty to convert
England missionaries
should not be insensitive, but must convert and tell news of JC
mainly through how they live lives

must support converts, may be facing pressure
daily life; common good; mutual understanding; spiritual life

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scriptural reasoning

began in US. ford and Ochs popularised it. first interfaith theology. Cambridge. can lead to ecology of blessings

2 levels of reasoning. internally xternal

aims, wisdom, collegiality, hospitality

methods

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scriptural reasoning eval

+ tomlin, abrahamic religions have same principles
+ acts 17:23
+ ochs, fellowship

- thatcher, flattens differences
- balthasar
- Kramer

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documents

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dabru emet, jews
evangelii, embrace culture, no imposing, dialogue for peace
nostra, no deicide. must witness faith
common word, muslims

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sharing gospel of salv
redemptoris, 1 cor 9:16, conversion. church = full truth