By Jerusha Tanner Lamptey
Scholars have often accounted for the coexistence of non secular similarity and distinction by means of resorting both to versions that depict religions as remoted entities or versions that manage religions in a static, evaluative hierarchy. in line with the constraints of this discourse, Jerusha Tanner Lamptey constructs an alternate conceptual and hermeneutical technique that attracts insights from the paintings of Muslim ladies interpreters of the Qur'an, feminist theology, and semantic research. She employs this method of reevaluate, reinterpret, and reenvision the Qur'anic discourse on non secular distinction. via a detailed examining of the Qur'anic textual content, she distinguishes among sorts of non secular distinction: hierarchical and lateral. She is going directly to discover the advanced relationality that exists between Qur'anic thoughts of hierarchical non secular distinction and to articulate a brand new, built-in version of spiritual pluralism.
Using an interdisciplinary method of confront present Islamic scholarship, Lamptey's Never thoroughly different offers a brand new style of theology.
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Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism by Jerusha Tanner Lamptey