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Religion and Human Nature

Keith Ward

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269618
eISBN:
9780191683718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

Continuing the author's series on comparative religion, this book deals with religious views of human nature and destiny. The beliefs of six major traditions are presented: the view of Advaita ... More


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


 New Directions in Dialogue

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The attacks of 9/11 made a definitive change in the ways in which Muslims and Christians in America think about each other, enter into dialogue, and in general come to terms with how to live together ... More


Specific Steps Toward a New Relationship

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:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Like the last chapter, this one focuses on cultural shifts in the Israeli/Palestinian communities that are the key to determining a new relationship between them. This is contextualized by ... 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


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


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


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


Abrahamic Tongues: Abdelkebir Khatibi, Jacques Hassoun, Jacques Derrida

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Five begins by examining Abdelkebir Khatibi’s 1974 pamphlet, Vomito blanco. A violent polemic against Zionism, this treatise is markedly different in tone and genre from Khatibi’s later ... More


Conclusion

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/9781501707803.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter argues that all three Abrahamic religions professed a belief in hell, whether they called it Gehinnom, Gehenna, or Jahannam, and all three successfully resisted similar ... More


Why Does God ‘Establish’ rather than ‘Cut’ Covenants in the Priestly Source?

John Day

in Covenant as Context: Essays in Honour of E. W. Nicholson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250745
eISBN:
9780191697951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250745.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on terminologies used in God's covenant with Noah and Abraham. It is well-known that the Priestly source in the Pentateuch never uses the phrase ‘cut a covenant’ when ... More


Introduction

Keith Ward

in Religion and Human Nature

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269618
eISBN:
9780191683718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269618.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to present a comparative analysis of religious views on destiny and human nature. This book explores the differing views of Advaita Vedanta, ... More


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

Murat Iyigun

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226388434
eISBN:
9780226232287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232287.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book explores three critical questions that blend the functionalist aspects of religion with the evolution of human societies: Why and how did political power and organized religion become so ... 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


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


Jews and Muslims: Collaboration through Acknowledging the Shoah

Mehnaz M. Afridi

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/9789888208272.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses tensions between Jews and Muslims concerning issues such as genocide and politics. This account of contemporary research will conclude that collaboration can occur if one can ... 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


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


Collaborating and Conflicted: Being Jewish in Secular and Multicultural Hong Kong

Zhou Xun

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/9789888208272.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay looks into the conflicts and collaborations amongst different Jewish groups in Hong Kong from the second half of the nineteenth century to the years following Hong Kong’s handover to the ... More


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