Living with Disagreement

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Powerful religious systems often try to impose conformity of belief and practice upon their followers; and many of the most effective religious groups have operated from highly centralised structures of discipline and authority. Our era, however, tends to suspect authoritarian and centralising systems, because it believes that disagreement and variety, what we now call pluralist systems, are good for and work to promote healthy, if contentious, human communities. We shall see whether there is a satisfactory theologuical justification for this approach.

This is a part of the lecture series, Living Theology.

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This event was on Thu, 23 Mar 2000


Professor Richard Holloway

Professor of Divinity

Richard Holloway was the Gresham Professor of Divinity between 1997 and 2001.

Professor Holloway was educated at KelhamTheological College, EdinburghTheological College and the Union Theological...

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