An Embarrassment of Riches: American Religious Pluralism as a Threat to Religious Belief
By Richard Grigg
Religious diversity is a sign of the vitality of American spirituality, but it presents a challenge: a thoughtful believer will most likely recognize that religious “Others” hold beliefs that contradict his or her own and will confront the fact that there is apparently no better evidence for his or her own beliefs than for those held by the religious Other. Thus the religious Other can easily become the “disconfirming Other. “An Embarrassment of Riches examines in detail the various responses open to the believer challenged by the disconfirming Other, from self-deception of New Age spirituality to rigid fundamentalist opposition.
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El Salvador at a Crossroads
by Ralph L. Corrigan
El Salvador at a Crossroads recounts the visit of a Sacred Heart University delegation to that country in June of 1992, six months after the signing of the peace accords that ended a vicious civil war. The stories of the people, relating their experiences openly for the first time in years, form the core of the book, presenting first-person historical perspectives on events during and after the war.
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