By William R. Burrows

The critique of Jacques Dupuis, SJ, via the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the religion on the course of Joseph Ratzinger was once met through virtually common dismay by way of Christian theologians and contributors in interfaith discussion during the international. This ebook is created from either responses via Father Dupuis to the Vatican’s criticisms (which he used to be forbidden to submit in the course of his lifetime) and introductory and heritage fabric by means of his pal and editor invoice Burrows, who attracts on their many conversations to attract out the deeper implications of Dupuis’ paintings and the heritage to the Vatican investigations and criticisms. as well as laying naked procedural difficulties within the CDF’s procedure, Dupuis exhibits that either the Vatican rfile Dominus Iesus and the Notification approximately difficulties in his paintings relaxation on risky misunderstandings of Scripture and church instructing that opposite the profits in interfaith figuring out and ecumenism that experience happened during the last fifty years.

“[This] e-book presents beneficial context and probing perception into formerly unpublished items by way of the past due Belgian theologian Jacques Dupuis. below Burrows’s tutelage, Catholics realize in Dupuis’s inspiration ways that they could proceed to carry religion within the specific saving importance of Jesus Christ, whereas additionally maintaining the deep non secular knowledge of different non secular traditions.”
—Richard Gaillardetz, Boston College

“By making formerly unpublished texts via Jacques Dupuis on hand and via reflecting on their context and importance, Burrows contributes considerably to the continuing look for an enough Christian theology of religions. furthermore, it demonstrates how a special, certainly public, collectively attentive, and respectful theological debate may perhaps improve the improvement of Roman Catholic techniques to religion, desire, and love today.”
—Werner G. Jeanrond, collage of Glasgow

“This booklet isn't really easily an exciting account of the ‘inquisition’ of an outstanding theologian and proverbial odium theologicum, but additionally a lucid primer to present Roman Catholic theologies of religions. now not out of prurient curiosity in ecclesiastical politics, yet out of deep love for fact and the church, Burrows makes Dupuis . . . come alive in those pages. it's a must-read for these attracted to the way forward for Catholic theology.”
—Peter C. Phan, Georgetown University

“This is a ebook filled with witness, knowledge, and not easy theological notion. It convincingly argues for deeper comparative theology, additional engagement with non secular pluralism, and interfaith discussion on the inner most existential and non secular point. a very inspiring read.”
—Ursula King, college of Bristol

William R. Burrows is study professor of missiology on the planet Christianity software at long island Theological Seminary and coping with editor emeritus of Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York.

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