By: Lewis, Christopher.
Contributor(s): Cohn-Sherbok, Dan.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014Description: 1 online resource (235 p.).ISBN: 9781409468097.Subject(s): Religion -- Philosophy | Religions | Religious lifeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sensible ReligionDDC classification: 200 | 210 LOC classification: BL51 .S469 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 The Religious Quest; 2 A Sensible Judaism of Love; 3 Judaism's Critique of Idolatry and the Beginning of Liberative Religion; 4 Islam; 5 Retrieving the Equilibrium and Restoring Justice; 6 Reclaiming Jihad ; 7 The Reasonableness of Christianity; 8 Christianity and Sensible Religion: A Feminist Approach; 9 The Ecosystem of Religions: A Hindu Perspective; 10 Hinduism: True (Satyam), Good (Shivam) and Beautiful (Sundaram); 11 Is Buddhism Sensible?; 12 Buddhism: Sense and Sensibility
13 Sikhi(sm) and the Twenty-First Century Sikh Diaspora14 African Traditional Religion; 15 Conclusion: Sensible Religion Matters; Index
The validity of the religious quest is defended across faiths. Yet it is not only the quest, but also the way in which religions have developed which is of central significance. Their committed followers live ordinary lives in the mainstream of the world, working out their faith in relation to life. In Sensible Religion, leading thinkers in world religions explore how religions are in conversation with other disciplines, bringing a transcendent perspective to the discussion. Countering the argument that religion is at root extremist and irrational, Sensible Religion brings together thoughtful
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