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Conclusions

Aaron W. Hughes

in Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Conclusion makes the case that we ought to cease using the term “Abrahamic religions” because, as used in the present, it is primarily a theological neologism. However, the problem is deeper than ... More


The View from the East Pole: Buddhist and Confucian Tolerance

Owen Flanagan

in Religion, Intolerance, and Conflict: A Scientific and Conceptual Investigation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199640911
eISBN:
9780191753077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640911.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the question of why Buddhists and Confucians are more tolerant, less conflict prone, less war-like, etc., than Abrahamic peoples. It formulates a hypothesis for how the ... More


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