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Hosting the Stranger

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This title investigates interreligious hospitality from five different religious perspectives: Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic. "Hosting the Stranger" features ten powerful meditations on the theme of interreligious hospitality by eminent scholars and practitioners from the five different wisdom traditions: Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic. By gathering thinkers from different religious traditions around the same timely topic of what it means to "host the stranger," this text enacts the hospitality it investigates, facilitating a hopeful and constructive dialogue between the world's major religions. The first part of the volume offers five different hermeneutic readings that each wrestle with what interreligious hospitality means and what it demands. The second part is divided equally between the five different religious perspectives on hosting the stranger, with two thinkers representing each religion. Together these essays remind us of the urgent need for interreligious hospitality, and more importantly, they testify to its ongoing possibility.

Hosting the Stranger was published by Continuum in April 2011. The ISBN for Hosting the Stranger is 9780826427373.

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Page last updated 8th December 2016
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (April 2011)
Weight440g
Number of Pages176
Thickness18 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780826427373
ISBN-100826427375
Product Code3666076
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