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The Dialogue of Religions: Source of Knowledge? Means of Peace?

May, John D'Arcy (2011) The Dialogue of Religions: Source of Knowledge? Means of Peace? In: Sharing Values: A Hermeneutics for Global Ethics. Globalethics.net (4). Globalethics.net, Geneva, pp. 207-226. ISBN 978 2 940428 25 0 (print), 978 2 94028 24 3 (online)


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The antithesis constructed by mainstream scholars between 'theology' and 'religious studies' hinders a full appreciation of the contribution both could make to increasing understanding of religions in a conflict-ridden global situation and assessing the ways in which they could contribute to building peace.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Theology, religious studies, peace studies
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220104 Human Rights and Justice Issues
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: C - Systematic Theology
A - World Religions
College/Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
Depositing User: Dr John D'Arcy May
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2014 04:00
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2014 01:48
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1587

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