Hans Küng | Critical Review by Raymond Carr

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SOURCE: “Paradigms Lost and Found,” in Spectator, September 12, 1992, pp. 36-7.

In the following review, Carr outlines Küng's investigation of Judaism in his book by the same name.

Hans Küng is Professor of Ecumenical Theology and Director of the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Tübingen. The thesis of his long and learned book (90 pages of dense footnotes) is that religion, rightly conceived, offers humanity its last chance for peace and justice in what he terms the post-modern world. There can be

no peace among the nations without peace among the religions; no peace among the religions without dialogue between the religions; no dialogue without investigation of the foundations of the religions.

The present book[, Judaism,] is the first volume of a trilogy that will investigate the foundations of the three great monotheistic world...

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