New PDF release: Between Relativism and Fundamentalism: Religious Resources

By Peter L. Berger

Our modern tradition is ruled through extremes — relativism and fundamentalism. nor is fascinating: relativism claims that each one questions of fact are beside the point, while fundamentalism insists on sole ownership of absolute fact. across the world well known sociologist of faith Peter Berger has collected a gaggle of students to think about how, from out of other traditions, you could outline a center place among either extremes. / After an in depth introductory review through Berger, 3 essays (“sociological descriptions”) supply an goal photograph of ways relativism and fundamentalism play out in today’s global. within the moment half (“theological directions”) authors from numerous varied Christian traditions and one conservative Jewish culture flesh out a normative center floor that's neither relativist — they verify particular fact claims — nor fundamentalist — their affirmations comprise tolerance of the claims of others.

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