John Paul II and Interreligious Dialogue
Imprint: Wipf and Stock
252 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.50 in
- Published: September 2005
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
"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