Campus Location

Abilene Campus (Residential)

Date of Award


Document Type



Graduate School of Theology

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Committee Chair or Primary Advisor

Douglas A. Foster

Second Committee Member or Secondary Advisor

Frederick D. Aquino

Third Committee Member or Committee Reader

Darryl L. Tippens


This monograph considers how people of different belief systems can interact in a productive way. Historically, Christians have displayed several models for encountering and coping with other religions. In an increasingly pluralistic context, Paul Knitter's "Correlational, Globally Responsible Model" for dialogue is a viable option. I attempt to demonstrate that Knitter's model is a valuable and constructive way to take the "religious Other" as seriously as one's own belief system.

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