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Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey


How does the Qurʾān depict the religious Other? Throughout Islamic history, this question has provoked extensive and intricate debate about the identity, nature, and status of the religious Other and the religious self. Contemporary Islamic scholars have also begun to engage this question, aiming to provide a theological and practical road map for a deeply interreligious world. This book critically engages this emergent contemporary discourse, highlighting a pervasive inability to account for both religious commonalities and religious differences without resorting to models that depict religio ... More

Keywords: Religious Other, Religious difference, Religious pluralism, Qurʾān, Muslim women interpreters, Feminist theology, Semantic analysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199362783
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey, author
Union Theological Seminary