John Paul II and Interreligious Dialogue

Edited by Byron L. Sherwin, Harold Kasimow

Foreword by Edward I. Cassidy

John Paul II and Interreligious Dialogue

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  • ISBN: 9781597524049
  • Pages: 252
  • Publication Date: 9/30/2005
  • Retail Price: $29.00
Web Price: $23.20
Web Price: $23.20

John Paul II and Interreligious Dialogue

Edited by Byron L. Sherwin, Harold Kasimow

Foreword by Edward I. Cassidy

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781597524049
  • Pages: 252
  • Publication Date: 9/30/2005
  • Retail Price: $29.00
Web Price: $23.20

About-

In the first book to explore Pope John Paul II's view on interreligious dialogue, leading scholars from Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism respond to his writings and speeches on their respective traditions, and the relationship between those faiths and Catholicism.

Contributors:
-Pope John Paul II
-The XIV Dalai Lama
-Robert Aitken
-Masao Abe
-Jose Ignacio Cabezon
-David M. Gordis
-Mahmoud Ayoub
-Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi
-Michael L. Fitzgerald
-Wayne Teasdale

Endorsements & Reviews-

"Pope John Paul II has reached out to other world religions over two millennia of misunderstanding. This book is a stirring testament to his courage and to the openness of other faiths to be active partners in the dialogue."
--Ari L. Goldman, author of 'The Search for God at Harvard'

"Marks an important step in clarifying more precisely the opportunities and also obstacles that exist for dialogue between Christianity and other religions of the world today."
--Seyyed Hossein Nasr, George Washington University

Contributors-

Byron L. Sherwin
Harold Kasimow
Edward I. Cassidy

Bio(s)-

Harold Kasimow, a Holocaust survivor, is the George Drake Professor of Religious Studies at Grinnell College in Iowa. He is the author of 'Divine-Human Encounter'.

Byron L. Sherwin is Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Mysticism and Director of Doctoral Programs at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies. He is the author of 'Crafting the Soul' and 'Sparks Amidst the Ashes'.

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