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Unformatted text preview: Pluralism: Truth is not the exclusive or inclusive possession of any one tradition or community. Therefore the diversity of communities, traditions, understandings of the truth, and visions of God is not an obstacle for us to overcome, but an opportunity for our energetic engagement and dialogue with one another. It does not mean giving up our commitments; rather it means opening up those commitments to the give-and-take of mutual discovery, understanding, and, indeed, transformation. (I cant tell you which recipe tastes best to you, but I know the one that tastes best to me. Nonetheless, there may be some things we can learn from each other about spaghetti.) Atheism There is no god; all religions are false. (I hate spaghetti.) See Eck, Encountering God , p. 168...
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2008 for the course REL 200 taught by Professor Kleckley during the Fall '07 term at Augsburg.
- Fall '07