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By Courtney Bender, Pamela Klassen

ISBN-10: 0231152329

ISBN-13: 9780231152327

The participants to this quantity deal with pluralism as an idea that's traditionally and ideologically produced or, positioned differently, as a doctrine that's embedded inside of quite a number political, civic, and cultural associations. Their critique considers how non secular distinction is framed as an issue that purely pluralism can remedy. operating relatively throughout international locations and disciplines, the essays in After Pluralism discover pluralism as a "term of paintings" that units the norms of id and the parameters of alternate, come across, and clash. members find pluralism's beliefs in various sites—Broadway performs, Polish Holocaust memorials, Egyptian dream interpretations, German jails, and criminal theories—and reveal its shaping of political and social interplay in wonderful and robust methods. all through, they query assumptions underlying pluralism's discourse and its impression at the criminal judgements that form glossy spiritual perform. members do greater than deconstruct this idea; they take on what comes subsequent. Having confirmed the family tree and results of pluralism, they generate new questions for attractive the collective worlds and a number of registers during which faith operates.

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