Introduction / Janet Martin Soskice I. "Religion" or religious tradition? Religion-a western invention? / Gwen Griffith-Dickson On Dominus Iesus: complementarity can be claimed / Paul J. Griffiths Pluralism of convictions, quest for the truth and society: some notes on the declaration Dominus Iesus / Ignace Berten II. Experiences and results of inter-religious dialogue: the Abrahamic traditions. In search of a "golden age": Jews, Christians and Muslims in medieval Spain / Stefan Schreiner Trinity and Judaism / Peter Ochs Islam: Jesus and the world of dialogue / Tarif Khalidi Faith and politics in Islam: what paradigm? / Mustafa Abu Sway III. Experiences and results of inter-religious dialogue: traditions of Asia. A Hindu response to the pope's encyclical letter, Fides et ratio / Sivanandam Panneerselvam Listening to a western Buddhism / Paul Van Der Velde IV. Some implications. Towards a pedagogy of religious encounter / Thomas Michel, SJ The awakening of wizards: carnival in Rio de Janeiro and new age aesthetics / Leila Amaral Conclusion: the self-emptying nearness of the liberating God: contours of Christian theology of other forms of faith / Erik Borgman.