God Beyond Borders

Interreligious Learning Among Faith Communities

By Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook

Introduction by Jack L. Seymour

Preface by Eboo Patel

God Beyond Borders

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  • ISBN: 9781625644589
  • Pages: 214
  • Publication Date: 3/17/2014
  • Retail Price: $26.00
Web Price: $20.80
Web Price: $20.80

God Beyond Borders

Interreligious Learning Among Faith Communities

By Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook

Introduction by Jack L. Seymour

Preface by Eboo Patel

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781625644589
  • Pages: 214
  • Publication Date: 3/17/2014
  • Retail Price: $26.00
Web Price: $20.80

About-

Based on ten years of research, God Beyond Borders is a comprehensive study of interreligious learning in faith communities. The United States is one of the most a diverse countries of the world. Kujawa-Holbrook details the many practices of interreligious learning in faith communities; through interreligious encounters, religious education, shared sacred space, shared prayer, and compassionate action. The book also surveys the field of interreligious learning and investigates some of the more common intentionally interreligious communities--families, clergy groups, chaplaincies, and community organizations. Kujawa-Holbrook combines theory and praxis to make a case for the importance of interreligious learning in all religious organizations.

Endorsements & Reviews-

"From its founding, the Religious Education Association has crossed religious boundaries in an effort to learn from each other and to contribute to the education of the wider public world. That is precisely what Kujawa-Holbrook's book does. Her survey of the scholarship on interfaith education is a foundation on which other scholars and practitioners will draw. The book offers rationale for interfaith education, describes processes of education, provides multiple examples of concrete practices, and highlights the profoundly transforming outcomes that occur."
--from the introduction by Jack L. Seymour, Professor of Religious Education, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Illinois

"Rich in theological reflection and full of practical advice for engaging across religious lines, Kujawa-Holbrook's book could not have arrived at a better moment. As religious diversity continues to grow, communities across traditions are looking for authentic ways to engage in interreligious learning. Kujawa-Holbrook makes a convincing argument that not only is this crucial for the sake of our civic health, it is, for Christians, an essential way to live out the gospel."
--Jennifer Peace, Assistant Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School, Massachusetts

"Kujawa-Holbrook's God Beyond Borders is timely and accessible, a must for those desiring a strong foundation in interreligious learning. The book is filled with insightful histories and contemporary resources. The reader walks away with a richer understanding of interreligious learning's capacity for ending religious conflict and violence. Religious educators in seminaries and congregations, as well as organizations, will welcome this volume as a rigorous and practical resource."
--Christine J. Hong, Associate for Theology, Interfaith Office of Theology and Worship, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.

Contributors-

Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook
Jack L. Seymour
Eboo Patel

Bio(s)-

Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook is Professor of Practical Theology at Religious Education and Claremont School of Theology. A priest of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, she is an educator, trainer, writer, and retreat and conference leader. She is on the board of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue.

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