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Volume 1.2
April 2003

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Robert Blair Kaiser: A Letter from the Editor
 
THE CHURCH COMES OF AGE
 
Jim Bowman: How to Preach
 
José Ignacio González Faus, SJ: Memoria Subversiva, Memoria Subyugante: Présentación de Jesús de Nazaret (Español)
 
Subversive Memory, Captivating Memory: Presenting Jesus of Nazareth (English)
 
Bea Scott: Archbishop Oscar Romero: A Saint for the Rest of Us
 
José Ignacio González Faus, SJ: Memoria Subversiva, Memoria Subyugante: Présentación de Jesús de Nazaret (Español)
 
Subversive Memory, Captivating Memory: Presenting Jesus of Nazareth (English)
 

COMPANIONS
 
IN MEMORIAM: BOB HOLSTEIN
 
Robert Blair Kaiser: Rest in Peace
 
John Baumann, SJ:
Homily (English)
Homilía (Español)
 
Robert M. Holstein, Jr.: Message from Holstein
 
John Lounibos: About Holstein

INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
 
Paolo Dall'Oglio, SJ: In Praise of Syncretism
 
John D. Gerken: Priests: So Many Then, So Few Now
 
MEDIA AND CULTURE
 
Donn Downing: A Very Small Obsession & Just Who is Walter Ong?
 
Graciela Ramsay: Movie Review: The Crime of Father Amaro
 
Gaston Roberge, SJ: The Globalization of Terror and The Terror of Globalization

PAPACY
 
Eugene C. Bianchi: If I Were Pope
 
POETRY
 
Louis Miles: communal farming
 
H.R. Stoneback: "Shock and Awe"
 
ROME DIARY
 
Robert Blair Kaiser: Rome Diary Index
Latest Chapter
 
SEX
 
Thomas Monteleone, Jason Berry, Geoff Cahill, Jack Florence: Four Responses to "On Addressing Sexual Abuse"
 
Paul Kelly: A Paul Kelly File
 
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VITAL SPEECHES
 
Daniel C. Maguire: The Voice of the Faithful in a Clergy-dominated Church
 
WAR AND PEACE
 
Leonardo Boff: Guerra massacre (Português)
Guerra masacre (Español)
War as a Massacre (English)
 
Brian Coyne:  Is This the Big Religious Question of Our Time?
 
José Ignacio González Faus, SJ: De «Occidente» al «Lejano Oeste»: Réquiem por la Razón (Español)
 
From the West to the Far West: A Requiem for Reason (English)
 
Robert Blair Kaiser: War's Holy Rhetoric
 
Bruce Kent: Christianity is not about power...


 

Religions in Dialogue
From theocracy to democracy

Edited by Alan Race and Ingrid Shafer

Jews, Christians and Muslims, as members of the Abrahamic religions, share much theological common ground and the momentum for dialogue between them at theological levels has greatly increased in recent decades. This book explores the relationship between religion and the modern democratic state from the perspective of the three monotheistic traditions - Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Scholars from each of the traditions map out the fears, historical ambiguities and present possibilities in these relationships. At the heart of global change is the invitation to the religions to move from historic mistrust to dialogue and co-operation as a new way of putting religious commitment into practice. This book investigates how the three religions in dialogue might overcome their historic antagonism as a prelude to working for the development of the global common good. As part of the test of religious ideals, some of the contributions bring theory down to earth by examining the role of religion in three democratic states with different histories - Turkey, Indonesia, India - and also in relation to a culture of human rights. Drawing together leading Muslim, Christian, and Jewish authors from America, Europe and Asia, this book presents a rare collaboration of faiths and ideas and makes a significant contribution to studies of inter-religious dialogue and the changing role of religion in the democratic state.

Author Biography: Alan Race is the editor of the journal 'World Faiths Encounter' and senior lecturer in Christian theology, UK; Ingrid Shafer is Professor of Philosophy and Religion, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, USA.

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