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Published: 21 November 2013

464 Pages


ISBN: 9780199645855

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Understanding Interreligious Relations

Edited by David Cheetham, Douglas Pratt, and David Thomas

  • Wide-ranging coverage of interreligious relations, showing both the classic positions of the major religions, and their applications in specific circumstances
  • Explores the importance of relations between faiths to social integration and political cooperation
  • Considers how religion influences and is influenced by factors in social and political contexts
  • Explains the challenges to understanding relations between faiths, giving a clear account of common problems
  • Suggests how positive interreligious relations can promote social and cultural cooperation