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The individuals to this quantity deal with pluralism as an idea that's traditionally and ideologically produced or, positioned otherwise, as a doctrine that's embedded inside a variety of political, civic, and cultural associations. Their critique considers how spiritual distinction is framed as an issue that basically pluralism can remedy. operating relatively throughout countries and disciplines, the essays in After Pluralism discover pluralism as a "term of paintings" that units the norms of identification and the parameters of trade, stumble upon, and clash. members find pluralism's beliefs in varied sites—Broadway performs, Polish Holocaust memorials, Egyptian dream interpretations, German jails, and felony theories—and show its shaping of political and social interplay in amazing and strong methods. all through, they query assumptions underlying pluralism's discourse and its effect at the criminal judgements that form glossy non secular perform. participants do greater than deconstruct this conception; they take on what comes subsequent. Having demonstrated the family tree and results of pluralism, they generate new questions for attractive the collective worlds and a number of registers within which faith operates.
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To do so, I turn to the realm of sexuality studies and in particular to the possibilities presented by queer ethics. Given that this is not the usual place to turn for an anthology made up of legal scholars and sociologists of religion, let me first explain this particular choice. One of the things that the editors of this book have encouraged us to do is to look to the sites where religious pluralism is actually negotiated in contemporary societies—the law, the media, and the street—and I am happy to take up this encouragement.
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