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Understanding other religions : al-Biruni's and Gadamer's "fusion of horizons" / by Kemal Ataman.

By: Ataman, Kemal.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cultural heritages and contemporary change. Series IIA, Islam ; 19.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, c2008Description: 135 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781565182523 .Subject(s): Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 973?-1048 | Gadamer, Hans-Georg, 1900-2002 | Religions | Hermeneutics | რელიგიები | რელიგიების შედარებითი შესწავლა | რელიგიების ისტორიაDDC classification: 201/..5
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- On the way to understanding : fusion of horizons (horizontverschmelzung) -- A. Hermeneutical significance of horizon (horizont) -- B. Fusion of horizons : assimilation or participation -- Al-Biruni's understanding of other religions -- A. Background and context -- B. Fusion of horizons : assimilation or participation? -- C. al-Biruni's method of studying other religions -- Conclusion -- Ways of encountering the other -- A. Background of the problem -- B. Exclusivism : Karl Barth -- C. Inclusivism : Karl Rahner -- Pluralism : John Hick -- E. Evaluation -- F. Conclusion -- Between exclusivism and pluralism -- A. Objectivism-relativism debate revisited -- B. Beyond exclusivism and pluralism : a questionable attempt -- Conclusion -- General conclusions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-114) and index.

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- On the way to understanding : fusion of horizons (horizontverschmelzung) -- A. Hermeneutical significance of horizon (horizont) -- B. Fusion of horizons : assimilation or participation -- Al-Biruni's understanding of other religions -- A. Background and context -- B. Fusion of horizons : assimilation or participation? -- C. al-Biruni's method of studying other religions -- Conclusion -- Ways of encountering the other -- A. Background of the problem -- B. Exclusivism : Karl Barth -- C. Inclusivism : Karl Rahner -- Pluralism : John Hick -- E. Evaluation -- F. Conclusion -- Between exclusivism and pluralism -- A. Objectivism-relativism debate revisited -- B. Beyond exclusivism and pluralism : a questionable attempt -- Conclusion -- General conclusions.

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