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exclusivism summary

cosmic sign
j 14:16
m 7:13 (gate)

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rae parts

- Calvin/aug, narrow excl
no obligation to save anyone
narrow exclusivists
double predestination

- fundamentalists


- RCC - singulari quadam (pius x) and papal bull 1302 (Boniface viii)

- kraemer,
only though xians
others are broken,
no middle ground, jc or no jc

3

rae eval

+ Bonhoeffer

love?
knitter
violence

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uae parts

- 1 tim 2: wants all to be saved

- RCC - lumen gentium (truth found outside visible structure), dominus iesus (high regard for manner and conduct of other religions)

- William lane Craig, deserve punishment; culpable r 1:26; world is made so uninformed would reject

- Barth: logos, bible, church, human construct for revelation

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uae eval

lane Craig criticisms: maitzen (demo), Myers soterio (but, monism)
Barth criticism: alan race, a priori

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inclusivism summary

matt 25
acts 2:14-17 (spirit on all people)

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struct incl

- rahner: Heidegger influence (finite, desire grace); partial truth outside axiality; anonymous xians e.g. Abraham, ignorant cos of fall

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restrictive inc

heim
- true Re pluralism
- levels of salv, maintain superiority

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criticisms of structural inclus

+ sensus divinitatis
+ Aquinas, votum ecclesia
- Kung, why JC so late
- Alan race, imperialism
- Balthasar, water

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criticisms of rest incl

same as uae
knitter, patronising

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pluralism parts

unitary Theo plur
pluriform Theo plur
ethical Theo pluralism

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unitary Theo plur

hick
- Birmingham, benevolence
- copernican rev
- nominal vs. phenomenal
- re, human construct e.g. witt duck
- must discard myth in xianity

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eval of hick

- kant
- uniqueness of jC
- alhuwalia

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pluriform Theo plur

ward
- no re has truth
- indra's jewelled net
- re tolerance
- all get to real but in diff ways

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eval of ward

+ interfaith dialogue
+ panikkar
- point of JC?

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ethical Theo plur

knitter
theology is an “open-minded conversation between the ‘two sources of theology’ – the ‘text’ of the Christian message and the ‘context’ of one’s place in the world”
- soteriocentric plur
- there is no single “absolute truth” that applies to everyone.
- praxis of lib Theo, must be open to new interp of their aims. can learn from other religions e..g it took a Buddhist to teach him how not to hate the oppressor. buddhist helped him become a better Xian

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eval of knitter

- marxism and praxis
- cannot disregard diff in doctrine
- Ratzinger, he is a relativist