The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-Religious Dialogue by Catherine Cornille
(Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Religion)

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This comprehensive volume brings together a distinguished editorial team, including some of the field’s pioneers, to explore the aims, practice, and historical context of interfaith collaboration. 

Explores in full the background, history, objectives, and discourse between the leaders and practitioners of the world’s major religionsExamines relations between religions from around the world, moving well beyond the common focus on Christianity, to also cover over 12 major religionsFeatures a wealth of case studies on contemporary interreligious dialogueCharts a long-term shift away from a competitive rivalry between belief systems, and a change in focus towards the more respectful, cooperative approach reflected in institutions such as the World Council of ChurchesIncludes up-to-date commentary on the growing dialogue of recent years, written by some of the leading figures working in the field of interfaith discourse

About Catherine Cornille

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Catherine Cornille is Professor of Comparative Theology at Boston College, USA, where she chairs the department of Theology and runs symposia on interreligious discourse. Professor Cornille is a widely published authority in this field, whose books include Many Mansions? Multiple Religious Belonging and Christian Identity (2002), The Im-Possibility of Interreligious Dialogue (2008) and Interreligious Dialogue and Cultural Change (2012).
Published March 13, 2013 by Wiley-Blackwell. 507 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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