“I am so much more than Lutheran: a Response to Hunt’s ‘Muslims, Modernity, and the Prospects of Christian-Muslim Dialogue,'” by Kari Aanestad

My primary critique of Hunt’s piece is that while he replaces old categories of religious self-understanding with new categories that supposedly facilitate more fruitful interreligious conversations, I am cautious about the degree to which categories are helpful.  My critique is threefold critique: first, religious identity is only part of the full narrative of the individual. For example, I suspect that though I self-identify as a Lutheran (a principled Lutheran according to Hunt’s taxonomies), my narrative of my religious identity is only part of a larger story - the complex, beautiful, entire story of Kari.

2 Responses to ““I am so much more than Lutheran: a Response to Hunt’s ‘Muslims, Modernity, and the Prospects of Christian-Muslim Dialogue,'” by Kari Aanestad”

  1. […] Leslie Hernandez (Wanted: More than Dialogue), Kari Aanestad (I am so much more than Lutheran) and Benjamin B DeVan (Dialogue Hard?) have written papers responding to Hunt’s original […]

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