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Religious Tolerance in World Religions

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Published by Templeton Foundation Press .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsJacob Neusner (Editor), Bruce Chilton (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12501224M
ISBN 101599471361
ISBN 109781599471365

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The author and editor of hundreds of publications on religion and other topics, he is the only scholar to have served on both the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the recipient of numerous honorary degrees, medals, prizes, and academic awards, and resides in Rhinebeck, New : Jacob Neusner. In Religious Tolerance in World Religions, numerous scholars offer perspectives on the “what” and “why” traditions of tolerance in world religions, beginning with the pre-Christian West, Greco-Roman paganism, and ancient Israelite Monotheism and moving into modern religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. By tolerance the authors mean “the capacity to live with religious difference, and by toleration. This book studies the first indications of religious tolerance in Europe. Read reviews or order this book: Stephen L. Longenecker, "Piety and Tolerance," Rowman & Littlefield, (). "This book examines the influence of religion, particularly Pietism, among Pennsylvania Germans during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Anon: "Religious tolerance means to refrain from discriminating against others who follow a different religious path. Tolerance is more difficult to maintain when you know that your religion is true and their religion is wrong.". Bumper sticker: "Truth, not tolerance.". Published by Harbor House Gifts of Fullerton CA.

  Paperback Religious Tolerance in World Religions focuses attention on the attitude "that the infidel or non-believer may be accorded an honorable position within the social order defined by Islam or Christianity or Judaism or Buddhism or Hinduism, and so on."Author: Jacob Neusner. Fostering religious tolerance remains a challenge for teachers and parents alike, though, not least because it’s so easy to overreact in the wrong way. “An essential part of religious freedom is the right to reject the truth of alternative religious views,” Lester says. – Maryland passed the Maryland Toleration Act, also known as the Act Concerning Religion, a law mandating religious tolerance for Trinitarian Christians but excluding Nontrinitarian faiths. Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges (28 October ) Guaranteed freedom of worship to those who profess belief in God. But tolerance doesn’t tell us that just because the belief is religious, there’s no way to pronounce on its truth. It doesn’t forbid us to criticize falsehoods if religion is used to justify.

Cardinal Ratzinger engages the problem of truth, tolerance, religion and culture in the modern world. Describing the vast array of world religions, Ratzinger embraces the difficult challenge of meeting diverse understandings of spiritual truth while defending the Catholic teaching of salvation through Jesus Christ.4/5(1). Sources of Tolerance and intolerance in islam: The Case of the People of the Book / Ibrahim Kalin Theologies of difference and ideologies of intolerance in Islam / Vincent J. Cornell Theological Foundations of religious Tolerance in islam: A Qur’anic Perspective / Ismail Acar Part 7. Buddhism and Hinduism Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition. They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations, and for creating or fostering a religious community. The relative authority of religious texts develops over time and is derived from the ratification.   Beyond Religious Tolerance. Muslim, Christian and Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town admittedly giving more attention to the “world religions” the book may perhaps inaugurate an investigation into “the formations of tolerance” akin to Talal Asad’s “formation of the secular,” revealing that both tolerance and.