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John Paul II and Interreligious Dialogue (review)

John Paul II and Interreligious Dialogue (review) BOOK REVIEWS JOHN PAUL II AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE. Byron L. Sherwin and Harold Kasimow, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999. xv + 236 pp. $18.00 paper. This highly significant piece of interfaith scholarship is the first book to explore Pope John Paul II's writings on, and activities in, interreligious dialogue. It discusses especially relations with Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism. The text begins with a Foreward by Cardinal Edward I. Cassidy (President of the Vatican's Commissions for Religious Relations with the Jews, and for Promoting Christian Unity), a Preface by the editors, and an Introduction by Harold Kasimow (George Drake Professor of Religious Studies, Grinnell College). The body of the text is divided into five parts. The first contains selections from John Paul II's writings on interreligious dialogue, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism. Part Two is a set of Buddhist reflections by Robert Aitken (Diamond Sangha), Masao Abe (Professor Emeritus, Nara College), and José I. Cabezón (Iliff School of Theology), along with an interview of His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama by Wayne Teasdale (DePaul University). The next section includes Jewish reflections by David M. Gordis (President of Hebrew College in Boston) and Byron Buddhist-Christian Studies 20 (2000). © by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Buddhist-Christian Studies University of Hawai'I Press

John Paul II and Interreligious Dialogue (review)

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BOOK REVIEWS JOHN PAUL II AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE. Byron L. Sherwin and Harold Kasimow, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999. xv + 236 pp. $18.00 paper. This highly significant piece of interfaith scholarship is the first book to explore Pope John Paul II's writings on, and activities in, interreligious dialogue. It discusses especially relations with Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism. The text begins with a Foreward by Cardinal Edward I. Cassidy (President of the Vatican's Commissions for Religious Relations with the Jews, and for Promoting Christian Unity), a Preface by the editors, and an Introduction by Harold Kasimow (George Drake Professor of Religious Studies, Grinnell College). The body of the text is divided into five parts. The first contains selections from John Paul II's writings on interreligious dialogue, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism. Part Two is a set of Buddhist reflections by Robert Aitken (Diamond Sangha), Masao Abe (Professor Emeritus, Nara College), and José I. Cabezón (Iliff School of Theology), along with an interview of His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama by Wayne Teasdale (DePaul University). The next section includes Jewish reflections by David M. Gordis (President of Hebrew College in Boston) and Byron Buddhist-Christian Studies 20 (2000). © by

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Buddhist-Christian StudiesUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jan 1, 2000

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