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By Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

How does the Qur'an depict the spiritual different? traditionally, this query has provoked vast debate between Islamic students concerning the identification, nature, and standing of such non secular Others. this present day, this debate assumes nice value as a result widening event of spiritual plurality, which activates inquiry into convergences and divergences in trust and perform in addition to controversy over the correct different types of interplay between diverse religions. The endurance of spiritual violence additionally provides upward push to tricky questions on the connection among the depiction of non secular Others, and intolerance and oppression.

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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By Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

How does the Qur'an depict the spiritual different? traditionally, this query has provoked vast debate between Islamic students concerning the identification, nature, and standing of such non secular Others. this present day, this debate assumes nice value as a result widening event of spiritual plurality, which activates inquiry into convergences and divergences in trust and perform in addition to controversy over the correct different types of interplay between diverse religions. The endurance of spiritual violence additionally provides upward push to tricky questions on the connection among the depiction of non secular Others, and intolerance and oppression.

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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