Against Dogmatism: Dwelling in Faith and Doubt by Madhuri M. Yadlapati

By Madhuri M. Yadlapati


Many modern discussions of faith take an absolute, intractable method of trust and non-belief, which privileges religion and dogmatism whereas treating doubt as a risk to spiritual values. As Madhuri M. Yadlapati demonstrates, even though, there's differently: a religion (or non-faith) that embraces doubt and its power for exploring either the depths and heights of non secular mirrored image and hypothesis. via 3 precise discussions of religion, doubt, and desire, Yadlapati explores what it capacity to reside creatively and responsibly within the daily global as constrained, resourceful, and wondering creatures. She starts with a perceptive survey of numerous religion reviews in Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, and Protestant Christianity, then narrows her concentration to Protestant Christianity and Hinduism to discover how the nice thinkers of these faiths have embraced doubt within the provider of religious transcendence. protecting the wealthy tapestry of religion and doubt opposed to polarization, Against Dogmatism unearths a non secular center approach, an method local to the long-standing traditions within which religion and doubt are interwoven in confident and dynamic ways.

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