Donald G. Dawe

Donald G.
Dawe
1927
2012

American Clergy, Author on Christianity, Robert L. Dabney Professor Emeritus at Union Theological Seminary

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No Orthodoxy but the Truth

Modern secularity has offered another way of dealing with religious pluralism. As religious traditions lose their importance as means of self-understanding and community identification, their differences and mutual exclusiveness diminish in importance. Alienation from any particular religious faith tends to move the question of religious particularity into the realm of indifference, as life is determined by nonreligious values and institutions. Yet secularity has been no more successful in establishing human community than has the religious vision. The competing claims of nationalism, economic imperialism, and ideological triumphalism are also demonic forms of particularity that have not been able to establish a new universality in human community.

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First Name
Donald G.
Last Name
Dawe
Birth Date
1927
Death Date
2012
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American Clergy, Author on Christianity, Robert L. Dabney Professor Emeritus at Union Theological Seminary