Doing the work of comparative theology / Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen.Material type: TextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: xiii, 321 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802874665; 0802874665Subject(s): Christianity and other religionsDDC classification: 261.2 LOC classification: BR127 | .K3735 2020
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-303) and indexes.
Introduction: What is comparative theology? Why do we need it? -- Revelation and Scripture among religions --The triune God among religions -- Nature and creation in religions' imagination -- Humanity and human nature in religions' teachings -- Jesus Christ and "savior" figures among religions -- "Atonement" and reconciliation among religions -- Holy Spirit and the S/spirit(s) of religions -- Visions of "salvation" and liberation among religions -- The church and religious communities -- Eschatological visions and symbols among religions -- Epilogue: In search of a "proper confidence".
"This text in comparative theology correlates and compares Christian with those of four other living faiths, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism"--