Reading List :

General Reading List for the Comprehensive Examination in Comparative Theology and the Theology of Religions, themes and methods

[This reading list is provisional and will be revised and updated regularly -- latest update May 2011]

Comparative Theology

Barnes, Michael, Theology and the Dialogue of Religions (2002)

Clooney, Francis:

Cornille, Catherine:

D’Costa, Gavin:

Dupuis, Jacques, Toward a Christian theology of Religious Pluralism (1997)

Frederickx, James:

Griffiths, Paul J., Problems of Religious Diversity (2001)

Heim, S. Mark:

Hill Fletcher, Jeannine. Monopoly on Salvation? A Feminist Approach to Religious Pluralism (2005)

Knitter, Paul:

OCollins, Gerald. Salvation for All (2008)

Panikkar, Raimon. The Intrareligious Dialogue (1999)

Phan, Peter. Being Religious Interreligiously (2004)

Thatamanil, John. The Immanent Divine: God, Creation and the Human Predicament (2006)

Ward, Keith [One of these volumes will normally suffice.]:

Theory and Method in the Comparative Study of Religions:

Eliade, Mircea:

Flood, Gavin:

Masuzawa, Tomoko, The Invention of World Religions (2005)

McCutcheon, Russel, ed., The Insider-Outsider Problem in the Study of Religion (1999)  

Neville, Robert [One of these volumes will normally suffice]:

Patton, Kimberly and Ray, Benjamin, ed. A Magic Still Dwells. Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age. (2000)

Said, Edward. Orientalism (1979)

Sharpe, Eric, Comparative Religion: A History (1975)

Smith, Wilfred Cantwell. The Meaning and End of Religion (1963)

Smith, Jonathan Z., Relating Religion. Essays in the Study of Religion (2004)

Van der Leeuw, Gerardus. Religion in Essence and Manifestation (1933)

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