Tag: Religious Pluralism

A Theological Case for a Religiously Pluralistic Ukraine
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Inter-Orthodox Relations, Religion and Politics

A Theological Case for a Religiously Pluralistic Ukraine

Current legislative proposals to restrict, even ban, the activities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) are bringing two divergent paths into focus. I believe that Christian teaching directs Ukraine’s believers to affirm vigorous religious pluralism, rather than the present trajectory of establishing one national Ukrainian church. I write as a theologian, not a legal expert;…

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How to Respond to Religious Pluralism? Orthodoxy and the “New Comparative Theology”
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Theology

How to Respond to Religious Pluralism? Orthodoxy and the “New Comparative Theology”

How should Christians engage other religious traditions? Today religious diversity has never been closer to home. Our uncle might be Jewish, our neighbor Muslim, and our sister engaged in sincere Buddhist practice. Then there is the fact that Americans are increasingly willing to borrow religious beliefs and practices deemed beneficial—yoga from Hindus, mindfulness from Buddhists,…

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