Journal of Ecumenical Studies
Contents of Volume 52 (2017)


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Volume 52, Number 2 (Spring 2017)

EDITORIAL:
Where in the World Are We Going?
Leonard Swidler

SPECIAL SECTION - NORTH AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ECUMENISTS
2016 CONFERENCE: COMMEMORATING THE REFORMATION

Remembering Our Divided Past: Looking to Our Ecumenical Future
Thomas F. Best

“Commemorating” the Reformation: Churches Looking Together toward 2017—and Beyond
William G. Rusch

Our Ecumenical Future: Lessons to Be Learned from the Events of 1517
John A. Radano

Re-Membering for a Common Future: Lutherans and Catholics Commemorate the Reformation, 2017
Catherine E. Clifford

What Is in It for the Rest of Us? Interconfessional and Global Perspectives on the 2017 Commemoration
Robert K. Welsh

Creative Remembering—and Prudent Forgetting—on Our Way to Christian Unity
Patrick Henry

ARTICLE:
Hospitality in Islam as Based on Cornille’s Conditions for Constructive Interreligious Dialogue
Adis Duderija

EXPLORATIONS AND RESPONSES:
Guru Nanak’s Vision of God as a Model for Christian Ecumenism
Alonzo L. Gaskill

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Volume 52, Number 1 (Winter 2017)

SPECIAL ISSUE - THINKING TOGETHER: ON PLURALISM, VIOLENCE, AND THE OTHER

Introduction
Hans Ucko

PART 1: THINKING TOGETHER ON RELIGIOUS PLURALISM
Truth or Truths—How Does This Fit in a World of Religious Plurality?
Hans Ucko

Religion and Plurality—Central Theological Issues in the Christian Faith
S. Wesley Ariarajah

Judaism and Pluralism
Tikva Frymer-Kensky

The Significance of the Hindu Doctrine of Isktadeva for Understanding Religious Pluralism
Anantanand Rambachan

Jesus the Christ—The Only Way to God and to Human Flourishing
M. Thomas Thangaraj

PART 2: THINKING TOGETHER ON RELIGION AND VIOLENCE
Introduction to the Theme, “Religion and Violence”
Hans Ucko

Religion and Violence: A Protestant Christian Perspective
S. Wesley Ariarajah

Islam and Violence Revisited
A. Rashied Omar

Elements of Violence and Nonviolence in Judaism: A Contemporary Israeli Perspective
Deborah Weissman

The Coexistence of Violence and Nonviolence in Hinduism
Anantanand Rambachan

PART 3: THINKING TOGETHER ON THE OTHER
The Other Is a Significant Other
Hans Ucko

No Longer Strangers or Aliens: “Otherness” as a Binding to Be Loosed in Christian Tradition
Jay T. Rock

The South African Indian Experience as the Other
Ravin Ramdass

In the Name of God, Most Compassionate, Most Caring: Polishing the Mirror—Notes toward a Muslim Theory of Change
Rabia Terri Harris

Do Others Exist? Buddhist Perspectives on “The Other”
Rita M. Gross

Who Is the Other? An Indian Christian Perspective
M. Thomas Thangaraj

Creating Space for the Non-Buddhist in Sri Lanka: A Buddhist Perspective on the Other
Mahinda Deegalle

Tribalism with a Human Face
Deborah Weissman

From Xenophobia to Philoxenia: Creating Space for the Other in Our Religious Traditions and in Life Together
Anantanand Rambachan

APPENDICES

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