Ed2: Other Faiths



This is a web page developed as an adjunct to a class taught at Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, MN. Please be advised: these sites are contextualized in my presentations, and are not meant to be either definitive or endorsed without critical reflection.

Here is an early draft of 2014 syllabus for the class.

Required books

James Heft, ed., Passing on the Faith

Paul Knitter, Introducing Theologies of Religious Pluralism

Christopher Partridge, Introduction to World Religions, and the Study Companion to Introduction to World Religions (this latter piece can be purchased as a print book, but is also contained in the e-book)

Recommended books

Sheryl Kujawa, God Beyond Borders

Lucinda Mosher, Praying

Lucinda Mosher, Belonging

Arvind Sharma, The World’s Religions

Please note that this class has pre-meeting assignments available in MyLutherNet, as well as an intensive in-person meeting on Friday, June 6th from 6 pm to 9 pm, and Saturday, June 7th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Final projects are due June 30th.


Learning plan assignment . Learning plan rubric .

Web resources

The Journal of Interreligious Dialogue . Auburn’s Center for Multi-faith Education . The Pluralism Project . The Shalom Center . St. Paul Interfaith Network . Cross Currents . Monastic Interreligious Dialogue . Center for Christian-Jewish Learning . Parliament of the World’s Religions . McDonald Center . Interfaith Alliance . Interfaith Calendar . Interfaith Youth Core . Religious Education Association . Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies . Society for Hindu-Christian Studies . A Common Word . Media resources . Everyday democracy . American Attitudes Survey (9/11) . Scriptural reasoning .


Learning in the Presence of Other Faiths