Learning from Other Religious Traditions

Leaving Room for Holy Envy

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Hans Gustafson
Pathways for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue
  • London, England: 
    Palgrave Macmillan
    , May
     186 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Andrew Massena forthcoming.


This book brings together academic scholars from across various religious traditions to reflect on the beauty they find in traditions other than their own. They examine these aspects and reflect on how they inform and constructively assist with rethinking their own religious worldviews and practices. Each scholar investigates the various implications, questions, insights, and challenges that are generated in the process of doing so. Traditions discussed include Ásatrú Heathenism, Buddhism, Catholicism, Evangelical Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, LDS Mormon Christianity, Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, Sikhism, Sufism, Western Buddhism, and Zen Mahāyāna Buddhism. Instead of focusing only or primarily on the theory and practice of interreligious dialogue, this book presents living examples of learning from other religious traditions, identities, and persons.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Hans Gustafson is Director of the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, where he teaches courses in the areas of (inter)religious studies and theology.

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