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Patterns of Abrahamic Incrimination

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:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Begins with a discussion of the processes of “othering” (the need to distinguish and exclude) and incrimination that are adopted both by religions and as a basic human psychological trait. “Othering” ... More


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


Forget Semitism!

Joseph A. Massad

in Living Together: Jacques Derrida's Communities of Violence and Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249923
eISBN:
9780823252626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249923.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This essay explores the role of memory in the constitution of racial and religious subjects that are other to Europe since the European Enlightenment and the struggle between a hierarchical ... 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


Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Collaboration and Conflict in the Age of Diaspora

Sander L. Gilman (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Islam, Christianity and Judaism share several common features, including their historical origins in the prophet Abraham, their belief in a single divine being, and their modern global expanse. Yet ... More


Introduction

Ryan Szpiech

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introduction lays out the key issues at stake in the study of medieval exegesis and in the comparative study of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions of scriptural commentary. It frames the ... More


How Health and Disease Defi ne the Relationship among the Abrahamic Religions in the Age of Diaspora

Sander L. Gilman

in Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Collaboration and Conflict in the Age of Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3, an essay on the politics of circumcision in the contemporary Western Diaspora of Jews and Muslims, frames the debates about religious practice and ideas of health and illness and reflects ... More


Peoples of the Book: Religion, Language, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sacred Text Translation1

Martin J. Wein and Benjamin Hary

in Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Collaboration and Conflict in the Age of Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 is a cultural critique on the phenomenon of sacred text translation, centering on the enormous global Bible translation project, but also including comparative references to the Qur‘an, and ... More


Empires Strike Back … under One God

Murat Iyigun

in War, Peace, and Prosperity in the Name of God: The Ottoman Role in Europe's Socioeconomic Evolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226388434
eISBN:
9780226232287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232287.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 2 establishes the extent and speed with which Abrahamic monotheisms spread around the globe between the 8th and 15th centuries CE. In particular, this chapter seeks to unearth some ... More


Inimical Friendships?—Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, Franz Rosenzweig, and Dialogue between the West and Islam

Wayne Cristaudo

in Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Collaboration and Conflict in the Age of Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The world of interreligious relationships is the theme of Chapter 4. The author focuses on the intimate relationship between Christian thinker Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy and his intimate correspondent ... More


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