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Author Borchert, Donald M., 1934-

Title Embracing empistemic humility : confronting triumphalism in three Abrahamic religions / Donald Marvin Borchert
Published Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2013


Description 1 online resource (pages .)
Contents Will to meaning, narrative construction, and world views -- Narrative construction and leaps of faith -- Epistemology touchstone of humility -- Coherence touchstone of humility -- Pragmatic touchstone of humility
Summary Triumphalists see their world view as the ultimate repository of spiritual truth: all other world views are inferior and their adherents need to be converted forcefully, or silenced, or destroyed to prevent their cancerous views from metastasizing. Triumphalism has infected too many of the adherents in the Abrahamic religious traditions, and must be neutralized by the growth of epistemic humility using a tactic like the five step strategy suggested in this book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Abrahamic religions.
Humility -- Religious aspects.
Religious tolerance.
Religious discrimination.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Gaia & Earth Energies.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Abrahamic religions
Humility -- Religious aspects
Religious discrimination
Religious tolerance
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780739180846