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date: 19 January 2020

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A feminist perspective on religious diversity goes to the very heart of the movement and waves of feminism, and it faces an inherent paradox of identity and diversity. A feminist must claim an identity; at the same time, diversity is the reality generated from the differences among individual women and among groups of women. When it comes to debates about religious diversity, a significant common issue for our global world is the question of the salvation, liberation, or fulfillment of human beings. Religious diversity raises a question that religions share but that each gives conflicting answers to what is wrong with humanity, and how it can be solved. A feminist perspective raises a similar but gender-critical question, exposing the gender bias in the humanity problem of religions. This article analyzes religious diversity from a feminist perspective, religious exclusivism, and myth and imagination in the pursuit of truth.

Keywords: feminism, religious diversity, women, religions, salvation, liberation, humanity, gender bias, truth, religious exclusivism

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