Publication Date

Summer 1999

Document Type



Aesthetics | Biblical Studies | Comparative Methodologies and Theories | Epistemology | Ethics in Religion | History of Philosophy | History of Religions of Eastern Origins | History of Religions of Western Origin | Other Philosophy | Other Religion | Philosophy | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion


Published in the Journal of Ecumenical Studies 36: 3-4, summer/fall 1999, 378-396. This material is copyrighted by the Journal of Ecumenical Studies.


In this essay, the author, an evangelical Christian, seeks to analyze the arguments for and against evangelical participation in interreligious dialogue. He finds that, while the arguments against evangelical participation in dialogue suggest some important boundaries for dialogue, they do not completely militate against it. Conversely, the arguments for dialogue form a persuasive case for evangelical participation