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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


  • Religions.,
  • Christianity and other religions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby F. Harold Smith.
LC ClassificationsBL80 .S63
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6372431M
LC Control Number38018415

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To fathom these changes, both instructors and students in comparative religion and theology must fully understand African Traditional Religion to comprehend the new forms of Christianity that emphasize prophecy, healing, well-being, and wealth. Mligo's book is a must-read. --Zorodzai Dube, University of South Africa --Wipf and Stock Publishers.5/5(1).   About The New Comparative Theology. This book is an extended, critical reflection on the state of interrelgious dialogue in its modern version. While there has been some important writing in the field of comparative theology, there has been no extended, critical reflection on the state of the discipline in its modern version, its strengths and problematic areas as it grows as a serious. Clooney's examples of practical comparative theology are stimulating and one can understands why he frequently repeats throughout the book that comparative theology is done more than it is theorised. In sum: read it as an introduction, but avoid it if you have already read other comparative works by F.X. Clooney, such as Beyond Compare (see above), or Divine Mother, Blessed Mother: Hindu Cited by: The unique character of comparative theology derives from its sources and methodology. Comparative theology works with two types of religious sources. While rooted in one tradition, comparative theology has its foundation also in at least one additional religious tradition. Clooney describes comparative theology.