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By Courtney Bender, Pamela Klassen

The participants to this quantity deal with pluralism as an idea that's traditionally and ideologically produced or, placed otherwise, as a doctrine that's embedded inside of a variety of political, civic, and cultural associations. Their critique considers how spiritual distinction is framed as an issue that purely pluralism can clear up. operating relatively throughout countries and disciplines, the essays in After Pluralism discover pluralism as a "term of artwork" that units the norms of identification and the parameters of alternate, stumble upon, and clash. members find pluralism's beliefs in diversified sites—Broadway performs, Polish Holocaust memorials, Egyptian dream interpretations, German jails, and criminal theories—and exhibit its shaping of political and social interplay in dazzling and strong methods. all through, they query assumptions underlying pluralism's discourse and its impact at the criminal judgements that form sleek non secular perform. members do greater than deconstruct this conception; they take on what comes subsequent. Having validated the family tree and results of pluralism, they generate new questions for attractive the collective worlds and a number of registers within which faith operates.

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