Interreligious Studies: A Relational Approach to Religious Activism and the Study of Religion (BOK)

Oddbjorn Leirvik

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The notion of Interreligious Studies signals a new academic perspective on the study of religion, characterized by a relational approach. Interreligious Studies defines the essential features of interreligious studies compared with alternative conceptions of religious studies and theology. The book discusses pressing and salient challenges in interreligious relations, including interreligious dialogue in practice and theory, interfaith dialogue and secularity, confrontational identity politics, faith-based diplomacy, the question of interfaith learning in school, and interreligious responses to extremism. Interreligious Studies is a cutting-edge study from one of the most important voices in Europe in the field, Oddbj rn Leirvik, and includes case study material from his native Norway including interreligious responses to the bomb attack in Norway on 22nd July 2011, as well as examples from a number of other national and global contexts Expanding discussions on interreligious dialogue and the relationship between religions in new and interesting ways, this book is a much-needed addition to the growing literature on interreligious studies.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Oddbjorn Leirvik
Forlag
BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND
ISBN 9781472524492
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,2cm
Vekt 475 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Interfaith relations, Comparative religion

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