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Religious Truth: Towards a Jewish Theology of Religions

Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Abstract

Truth informs much of the self-understanding of religious believers. Accordingly, understanding what we mean by 'truth' is a key challenge to interreligious collaboration. This book considers what is meant by truth in classical and contemporary Jewish thought, and it explores how making the notion of truth more nuanced can enable interfaith dialogue. The chapters take a range of approaches: some focus on philosophy proper, others on the intersection with the history of ideas, while others engage with the history of Jewish mysticism and thought. Together they open up the notion of truth in Jewi ... More

Keywords: truth, religious believers, interreligious collaboration, Jewish thought, interfaith dialogue, Jewish religious discourse, Judaism, faith tradition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781786942289
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786942289.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alon Goshen-Gottstein, editor
Elijah Interfaith Institute

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