With the Best of Intentions: Interreligious Missteps and Mistakes
By: Lucina Mosher, Elinor J. Pierce and Or N. Rose
With any new human endeavor, errors and failures are inevitable. In With the Best of Intentions more than three dozen scholars and practitioners of many faiths explore cases of missteps and outright failures of interfaith encounters. Each case also provides critical discussion of what went wrong, and why.
Lucinda Mosher, ThD, is director of the MA in interreligious studies program at Hartford International University for Religion and Peace and senior editor of the Journal of Interreligious Studies. Her many books include the award-winning co-edited volume Hindu Approaches to Spiritual Care.
Elinor (Ellie) Pierce is the research director for the Pluralism Project at Harvard University, author of Pluralism in Practice, and a documentarian whose most recent film is Abraham’s Bridge.
Rabbi Or Rose is the founding director of the Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership of Hebrew College and co-editor of the award-winning anthology, My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation.
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