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Living with Religious Diversity

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Looking beyond exclusively state-oriented solutions to the management of religious diversity, this book explores ways of fostering respectful, non-violent and welcoming social relations among religious communities. It examines the question of how to balance religious diversity, individual rights and freedoms with a common national identity and moral consensus. The essays discuss the interface between state and civil society in `secular' countries and look at case studies from the the West and India. They study themes such as religious education, religious diversity, pluralism, inter-religious relations and exchanges, dalits and religion, and issues arising from the lived experience of religious diversity in various countries. The volume asserts that if religious violence crosses borders, so do ideas about how to live together peacefully, theological reflection on pluralism, and lived practices of friendship across the boundaries of religious identity-groupings. Bringing together interdisciplinary scholarship from across the world, the book will interest scholars and students of philosophy, religious studies, political science, sociology and history.

Author Biography

Sonia Sikka is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Bindu Puri is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Delhi, India. Lori G. Beaman is the Canada Research Chair in the Contextualization of Religion in a Diverse Canada and Professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa, Canada.
Release date Australia
January 24th, 2018
Contributors
Edited by Bindu Puri Edited by Lori G. Beaman Edited by Sonia Sikka
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
7 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Halftones, black and white; 8 Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
CRC Press Inc
Pages
250
ISBN-13
9780815376019
Product ID
27890921

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