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By Ambrose Mong
A study of utopian thought in Western and Chinese traditions, bringing out the differences and similarities in their visions of a better, more just world.
By Tom Wilson
Shows how to overcome intolerance and promote positive interactions in multi-faith societies. With real examples from case studies, this book demonstrates how to address the frictions that may arise for harmonious living among multi-faith communities and better relations between the members of the public and people who run community services.
This book examines relations between Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Middle East before World War I. It describes how religion influenced state policies and popular attitudes, and how people mingled in daily life. Clearly and engagingly written, this book will appeal to undergraduates, experts, and general readers alike.
Spanning hermits' paths across multiple faiths and epochs, Catholic Benedictine hermit and divinity scholar Mario Aguilar explores the shared value of silence, contemplation and prayer in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism. This is an eye-opening book about spiritual independence and interfaith harmony for any reader, curious or devout.
Shared ritual practices, multi-faith celebrations, and interreligious prayers are becoming increasingly common in the USA and Europe as more people experience religious diversity first hand. While ritual participation can be seen as a powerful expression of interreligious solidarity, it also carries with it challenges of a particularly sensitive nature. Though...
The news from the Middle East these days is bad. Whatever hopes people may have for the region are being dashed over and over, in country after country. Nicolas Pelham, a veteran correspondent for The Economist, has seen much of the tragedy first hand, but in Holy Lands he presents...
Amid fears of Islamic extremism, many Europeans ask whether Muslim immigrants can integrate into historically Christian countries. Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies explores this question and concludes that both Muslim and non-Muslim French must share responsibility for the slow progress of integration.
By Ambrose Mong
A study of how Christianity needs to come to terms with Asian religious pluralism.
An Eastern Orthodox perspective on the dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity, proposing an exchange rooted in comparative theology that enriches both traditions while avoiding syncretism.