Dialogue Derailed: Joseph Ratzinger's War against Pluralist Theology

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    Joseph Ratzinger has shaped and guided the churchs mission to proclaim the good news, as well as to forge good relations with non-Catholic Christian communities, other religious traditions, and the secular world at large. Through a critique of Ratzingers theology, this book draws attention to the importance of theological discourses originating from non-European contexts. Mong highlights the gap between a dogmatic understanding of faith and the pastoral realities of the Asian church, as well as the difficulties faced by Asian theologians trying to make their voices heard in a church still dominated by Western thinking. While Mong concurs with much of Ratzingers analysis of the problems in modern society such as the aggressive secularism and crisis of faith in Europe he brings attention to the realities of religious pluralism in Asia, which require the church to adopt a different approach in its theological formulations and pastoral practices.

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    Number of Pages: 357
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780227176405
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    Listed in: Religion & beliefs
    Publisher: James Clarke

    Books by Ambrose Mong

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