Rejecting Neutrality, Respecting Diversity: From "Liberal Pluralism" to "Christian Pluralism."

Chaplin, Jonathan
January 2006
Christian Scholar's Review;2006, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p143
Academic Journal
Suggests a Christian pluralist response to the political challenges posed by religious diversity. Typology of pluralism; Concept of liberalism; Problems associated with the possible Christian responses to the situation of radical directional plurality and assumed liberal hegemony.


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