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Public Discourse and Reasonable Pluralism: Rethinking the Requirements of Neutrality

H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr.

David E. Guinn (ed.)

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the view that religious claims have no legitimate place in the public forum. This exploration involves a critical re-examination of the public versus private distinction that ... More


Introduction

Caroline Franks Davis

in The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250012
eISBN:
9780191681233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250012.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

It is only comparatively recently in the history of civilisation that there has been widespread scepticism regarding religious experiences. Arguments against the plausibility of religious doctrines ... More


Religious Responses to Modern Science

Michael Horace Barnes

in Stages of Thought: The Co-Evolution of Religious Thought and Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396270
eISBN:
9780199852482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396270.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the status of religious thought today as a result of developments in science and its cognitive style. One convenient division identifies three major types of religious ... More


The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

William J. Wainwright (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last 200 years, but its central topics—the existence and nature of the divine, humankind’s relation to it, the nature of ... More


Religion as Spirituality: Sacred Lands

Michael D. McNally

in Defend the Sacred: Native American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691190907
eISBN:
9780691201511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190907.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the failure in the courts of Native appeals to religious freedom protections for sacred lands, and it extends the previous chapter's analysis of the reception of Native claims ... More


Can Faith be Discussed?

Paul Helm

in Faith with Reason

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256631
eISBN:
9780191698330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256631.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the thesis that religious claims can be debated and discussed in a philosophical vein in a similar way to, say, scientific or political claims. It distinguishes two broad views ... More


Contested Truths

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter details how people dealt with doctrinal difference in the post-Chalcedonian Middle East. Some of the ways in which disagreement was handled include violence. Another route a Christian ... More


Religion as Cultural Resource: Environmental and Historic Preservation Law

Michael D. McNally

in Defend the Sacred: Native American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691190907
eISBN:
9780691201511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190907.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores what results when Native peoples articulate religious claims in the language of culture and cultural resources under environmental and historic preservation law. It argues that ... More


The Desecularization of the Middle East Conflict: From a Conflict between States to a Conflict between Religious Communities

Hans G. Kippenberg

in Secularization and the World Religions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311871
eISBN:
9781846315671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315671.015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the international prohibition on violence and religious claims on the territories occupied by Israel in 1967. It deals with the shift in the interpretation of the Middle East ... More


The Moment of Truth: Comparative and Dogmatic Theology

Aaron Langenfeld

in How to Do Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278404
eISBN:
9780823280513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278404.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Aaron Langenfeld reflects on how the discipline of comparative theology should be related to the normative grounds for religious truth claims to which theology as a whole is committed. Confirming a ... More


A Meditation on Intellectual Humility, or on a Fusion of Epistemic Ignorance and Covenantal Certainty

Stanislaw Krajewski

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/9780199769308.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the merits of pluralism by developing the idea of intellectual humility. Drawing upon the Torah, it first describes Moses' leadership not as courageous or wise but rather as ... More


Zionism Reconsidered

Jerome Slater

in Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190459086
eISBN:
9780190074609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459086.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In some ways, Zionism is legitimate and persuasive, but in other ways it has undermined the possibilities of Israeli peace with the Arab world. The argument that the history of murderous ... More


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