United Theological Seminary

Lecture: Demian Wheeler, The Theological Implications of Religious Diversity

October 21, 2021 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Presented by Dr. Demian Wheeler

In this lecture, we will explore the theology of religions, a subfield within theology that probes the theological implications of religious diversity. What does religious diversity teach us about the nature of humanity, the nature of religion, and the nature of the divine? Why are there so many religions, and how do they relate to one another? How do our encounters with other faith traditions affect the way we interpret the meaning, truth, and mission of our own tradition? Come and learn about how different theologians have grappled with these challenging questions.


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