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Faculty of Divinity

Congratulations to Faculty of Divinity’s Dr Daniel Weiss on publication of his new book

Interpreting Interreligious Relations with Wittgenstein: Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
Edited by Gorazd Andrejč and Daniel H. Weiss
Brill, 2019
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Daniel Weiss is the Polonsky-Coexist Senior Lecturer in Jewish Studies.

This volume argues that Wittgenstein’s philosophy of religion and his thought in general continue to be highly relevant for present and future research on interreligious relations. Spanning several (sub)disciplines – from philosophy of religion, philosophy of language, comparative philosophy, comparative theology, to religious studies – the contributions engage with recent developments in interpretation of Wittgenstein and those in the philosophy and theology of interreligious encounter. The book shows that there is an important and under-explored potential for constructive and fruitful engagement between these academic fields. It explores, and attempts to realize, some of this potential by involving both philosophers and theologians, and critically assesses previous applications of Wittgenstein’s work in interreligious studies.

Contributors are Gorazd Andrejč, Guy Bennett-Hunter, Mikel Burley, Thomas D. Carroll, Paul Cortois, Rhiannon Grant, Randy Ramal, Klaus von Stosch, Varja Štrajn, Nuno Venturinha, Sebastjan Vörös and Daniel H. Weiss.