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Title Religions view religions : explorations in pursuit of understanding / edited by Jerald D. Gort, Henry Jansen, Hendrik M. Vroom.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (372 pages) : 10 illustrations.
Series Currents of encounter : studies on the contact between Christianity and other religions, beliefs, and cultures ; v. 25
Currents of encounter ; v. 25.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Religions View Religions: General Introduction; PART I: RELIGIONS VIEW OTHER RELIGIONS IN GENERAL; The Religion of Self-Awareness: The Co-existence of Religions from the Perspective of Shinto; Is "Theology of Religions" Possible in (Pure Land / Shin) Buddhism? The "Shock of Non-being" and the "Shock of Revelation"; Emulating Their Good Qualities, Taking their Defects as a Warning: Confucian Attitudes toward Other Religions; Hinduism: A Descriptive and/or Prescriptive Appraisal of Other Religions in General by Hinduis; Judaism Views Other Religions.
Summary Because religion is so central to the lives and experience of the vast majority of people throughout the world, it figures very prominently in a variety of ways in interhuman relations. Unfortunately, 'religion' often appears to be one of the potent sources of mistrust, discord and strife between and among individuals, groups and cultures. What frequently lies at the root of such suspicion and dissension is general ignorance concerning the religious other, a lack of knowledge about his or her beliefs, aspirations and views of the good and morally honorable life. And even if people have some fa.
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Subject Religions -- Comparative studies.
Religions -- Relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Comparative studies.
Added Author Gort, Jerald D.
Jansen, Henry.
Vroom, H. M., 1945-
Other Form: Print version: Religions view religions. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006 9042018585 (OCoLC)62554314
ISBN 1423790847 (electronic bk.)
9781423790846 (electronic bk.)
9042018585 (pbk.)