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Family Myths and Cultural Conflict

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Starts with an analysis of the Abrahamic family myth (or metaphor) as treated by the three Abrahamic faiths (Islam, Judaism, and Christianity), showing how it sets the stage for mythically based ... More


The Interaction Between Religion and Culture in Peace and Conflict

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter highlights the role of culture and religion (which, for purposes of this book is treated as a subset of cultural phenomena) in conflict generation and peacemaking. The ... More


Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Alan E. Bernstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707803
eISBN:
9781501712494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The idea of punishment after death—whereby the souls of the wicked are consigned to hell—emerged out of beliefs found across the Mediterranean, from ancient Egypt to Zoroastrian Persia, and became ... More


God’s Command

John E. Hare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199602018
eISBN:
9780191808463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602018.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book focuses on divine command, and in particular, the theory that what makes something obligatory is that God commands it, and what makes something wrong is that God commands us not to do it. ... More


The plurality of religions

Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp

in The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy, and Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695270
eISBN:
9780191731945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695270.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The previous chapters have shown that “minimally personalistic theism” (MPT) is a consistent position; indeed, MPT may be rationally superior to its competitors. But such a view is too “thin” to ... More


Introduction

Alan E. Bernstein

in Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707803
eISBN:
9781501712494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707803.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter provides a background of the debates concerning postmortem punishment in three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. These three religions shared faith in many ... More


‘There is at Most One God’: Jewish–Christian–Muslim Exchange on the Issue of God

David B. Burrell C.S.C.

in Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709565
eISBN:
9780191779794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709565.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Observing the way that Christians and Muslims tend to position themselves as the replacement of previous Abrahamic faith, this chapter welcomes the more constructive approach to inter-faith dialogue ... More


Some Requisites for Interfaith Dialogue

David B. Burrell

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter sketches the historical interactions, political and theological, of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. It focuses on intellectual humility as it has been displayed (or not) in Jewish, ... More


Resounding Transcendence—An Introduction

Philip V. Bohlman and Jeffers Engelhardt

in Resounding Transcendence: Transitions in Music, Religion, and Ritual

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199737642
eISBN:
9780190490133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737642.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Laying the theoretical groundwork for this collection of essays, the introduction examines the convergence of the sacred and social in music as the source for transcendence. In religious experience, ... More


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