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The Trinity in Interreligious Dialogues

Gavin D'Costa

in The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199557813
Published online January 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199557813.003.0043

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

The Trinity in Interreligious Dialogues

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This article examines the relevance of the doctrine of the Trinity for interreligious dialogues. It shows how recent reflection on the religions has been impoverished when the Trinity is not the guiding light and describes some helpful Trinitarian approaches to the religions. It raises concerns about the approaches of Karl Rahner, Jacques Dupuis, and Raimundo Panikkar to the Trinity and non-Christian religions and argues for explicitly Trinitarian and Christological approaches to these religions in terms of praeparatio evangelica, semina Verbi, and vestigia Trinitatis.

Keywords: interreligious dialogues; Trinity; Karl Rahner; Jacques Dupuis; Raimundo Panikkar; praeparatio evangelica; semina Verbi; vestigia Trinitatis

Article.  6558 words. 

Subjects: Religion ; Christianity ; Philosophy of Religion ; Comparative Religion

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