An engaging and accessible introduction to Christianity'srelationship with other world religions, addressing the questionsof why the reality, and vitality, of other religions has become achallenge, and showing how Christianity is equipped to deal withreligious plurality at both the doctrinal and social level.
* * Timely and accessible, this book tackles the question of whythe reality, and vitality, of other religions has become achallenge for Christianity
* Makes a decisive contribution to debates about the clashbetween Islam and the West, arguing that the major threat toreligious freedoms come from secularism, and that Islam andChristianity both have the resources to develop a vibrant andpluralist public square; one informed by intellectual rigor anddebate
* Considers the wider issue of how modernity has defined'religion', and provides a substantial critique ofsecular ways of controlling religions
* Shows how Christianity is very well suited to deal withreligious plurality at the doctrinal and social level
* Addresses the core issues and describes the various answersthat have been proposed in recent years - making it an idealintroduction to the field, and one which will stimulate ideas anddiscussions