After Pluralism: Reimagining Religious Engagement (Hardback)
Language: English . Brand New Book. The contributors to this volume treat pluralism as a concept that is historically and ideologically produced or, put another way, as a doctrine that is embedded within a range of political, civic, and cultural institutions. Their critique considers how religious difference is framed as a problem that only pluralism can solve. Working comparatively across nations and disciplines, the essays in After Pluralism explore pluralism as a term of art that sets the norms of identity and the parameters of exchange, encounter, and conflict. Contributors locate pluralism s ideals in diverse sites--Broadway plays, Polish Holocaust memorials, Egyptian dream interpretations, German jails, and legal theories--and demonstrate its shaping of political and social interaction in surprising and powerful ways. Throughout, they question assumptions underlying pluralism s discourse and its influence on the legal decisions that shape modern religious practice. Contributors do more than deconstruct this theory; they tackle what comes next. Having established the genealogy and effects of pluralism, they generate new questions for engaging the collective worlds and multiple registers in which religion operates. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780231152327
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Titre : After Pluralism: Reimagining Religious ...
Éditeur : Columbia University Press, United States
Date d'édition : 2010
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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