Religious Studies 50 (4):505-520 (2014)

An interesting version of religious pluralism has been proposed by Peter Byrne in his Prolegomena to Religious Pluralism. Byrne’s pluralism attempts to unite an affirmation of the equal cognitive and salvific success of all major religions with a realist view of religious truth coupled with a severe agnosticism about specific descriptions of religious reality. I argue that Byrne’s proposal, while an improvement upon non-realist versions of pluralism, fails to resolve the tensions between its agnosticism about detailed descriptions of the sacred reality and its realist conception of religious truth, which entails the revisability of descriptions of the sacred offered by diverse religions.
Keywords religious pluralism  religous realism  exclusivism  religious diversity  religous truth
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