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Jorge N. Ferrer [8]Jorge Noguera Ferrer [1]
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    The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies.Jorge N. Ferrer & Jacob H. Sherman (eds.) - 2008 - State University of New York Press.
    The contributors to this volume argue that we can, and they offer a new way: the "participatory turn," which proposes that individuals and communities have an ...
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    The Plurality of Religions and the Spirit of Pluralism: A Participatory Vision of the Future of Religion.Jorge N. Ferrer - 2009 - International Journal of Transpersonal Studies 28 (1):139-151.
    This paper first uncovers the subtle spiritual narcissism that has characterized historical approaches to religious diversity and discusses the shortcomings of the main forms of religious pluralism that have been proposed as its antidote: ecumenical, soteriological, postmodern, and metaphysical. It then argues that a participatory pluralism paves the way for an appreciation of religious diversity that eschews the dogmatism and competitiveness involved in privileging any particular tradition over the rest without falling into cultural-linguistic or naturalistic reductionisms. Discussion includes the question (...)
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    Beyond Absolutism and Relativism in Transpersonal Evolutionary Theory.Jorge N. Ferrer - 1998 - World Futures 52 (3):239-280.
    This paper critically examines Ken Wilber's transpersonal evolutionary theory in the context of the philosophical discourse of postmodernity. The critique focuses on Wilber's refutation of non?absolutist and non?universalist approaches to rationality, truth, and morality?such as cultural relativism, pluralism, constructivism or perspectivism?under the charges of being epistemologically self?refuting and morally pernicious. First, it is suggested that Wilber offers a faulty dichotomy between his absolutist?universalist metanarrative and a self?contradictory and pernicious vulgar relativism. Second, it is shown that Wilber's arguments for the self?refuting (...)
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  4. Love and Freedom: Transcending Monogamy and Polyamory.Jorge N. Ferrer - 2021 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    This groundbreaking look at the array of styles and modes of relationships proposes a new paradigm for understanding intimate relationships, challenging the monogamy/polyamory binary and offering fresh possibilities for thinking about contemporary love, sex, gender, and sexuality.
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  5. Spiritual Knowing as Participatory Enaction : An Answer to the Question of Religious Pluralism.Jorge N. Ferrer - 2008 - In Jorge N. Ferrer & Jacob H. Sherman (eds.), The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies. State University of New York Press.
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  6. The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism.Jorge N. Ferrer & Jacob H. Sherman - forthcoming - Religious Studies.
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