John Hick : religieuse pluralisme en intergodsdienstige dialoog

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dc.contributor.advisor Prof. H.P.P. Lötter; Prof. G.J. Rossouw en_US
dc.contributor.author Painter, Martha Jacoba
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-11T06:20:24Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-11T06:20:24Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-11
dc.date.submitted 1997
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/7331
dc.description M.A. en_US
dc.description.abstract This study is an attempt at developing the most viable approach towards religious diversity. It aims at evaluating some of the existing approaches towards the problem of religious diversity, in order to be able to suggest a specific approach towards religious plurality in the South African context. John Hick's suggestion of religious pluralism is evaluated critically both in terms of its theoretical viability, as well as its practical implications for interreligious dialogue. This study considers John Hick's religious pluralism to be a typically modernist project and therefore not ideal for the handling of a post-modern phenomenon such as religious diversity. A post-modern, anti-subjectivist approach is used as a critical tool in analysing Hick's position as well as developing a new approach to religious diversity. This post-modern, anti-subjectivist approach also offers a new perspective on the possibilities of interreligious dialogue. Finally the conclusion is drawn that mankind should resist constructing comprehensive modernist theories regarding the Transcendent Reality, and rather engage in interreligious dialogue within a post-modernist framework. The advantage of this approach to interreligious dialogue is that mankind once again becomes open to the experience of truth as revelation. en_US
dc.language.iso afr en_US
dc.subject Hick, John en_US
dc.subject Religious pluralism en_US
dc.subject Religion - Philosophy en_US
dc.subject Cultural pluralism en_US
dc.title John Hick : religieuse pluralisme en intergodsdienstige dialoog en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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