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The world's religions after September 11

Author: Arvind Sharma
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.
Series: Praeger perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the wake of the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the very concept of relgion underwent a paradigm shift. Instead of standing for virtue and piety, peace and harmony, the word "religion" also came to be inextricably associated with evil, aggression, and terror. People around the world began to question whether the religious and secular dimensions of modern life can be reconciled, whether  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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World's religions after September 11.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009
(OCoLC)608566690
Online version:
World's religions after September 11.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009
(OCoLC)608983256
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arvind Sharma
ISBN: 9780275996215 0275996212 9780275996239 0275996239 9780275996253 0275996255 9780275996277 0275996271 9780275996291 0275996298
OCLC Number: 226911672
Notes: "These selections from the presentations made at the Global Congress on World's Religions after September 11 ... in Montreal from September 11-15, 2006"--Introduction.
Description: 4 volumes ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Religion, war, and peace --
v. 2. Religion and human rights --
v. 3. The interfaith dimension --
v. 4. Spirituality. v. 1. Religion, war, and peace --
The violent bear it away : Christian reflections on just war / William R. O'Neill --
Turning war inside out : new perspectives for the nuclear age / Marcia Sichol --
Demonic religion and violence / Lloyd Steffen --
The Bhagavadgītā and war : some early anticipations of the Gandhian interpretation of the Bhagavadgītā / Arvind Sharma --
Just-war theory in South Asia : Indic success, Sri Lankan failure? / Katherine K. Young --
Religion and terror : a post-9/11 analysis / Stephen Healey --
The approach of Muslim Turks to religious terror / Ramazan Bicer --
Is it relevant to talk about democracy in Lebanon in the aftermath of the summer 2006 conflicts? / Pamela Chrabieh --
9/11 and Korean American youth : a study of two opposing forces / Heerak Christian Kim --
Sacrificing the Paschal lamb : a road toward peace / Jean Donovan --
Seeking the peace of the global city of knowledge of God after 9/11 / Aaron Ricker --
The Golden Rule and world rule / Patricia A. Keefe --
World religions and world peace : toward a new partnership / Brian D. Lepard. v. 2. Religions and human rights. The current state of the individual : a meditation on "The falling man" / Maurice Boutin --
Locke's inheritors : the dilemma of religious "toleration" / Matt Sheedy --
Religion and an implicit fundamental human right / James Kellenberger --
Religion and human rights : a historical and contemporary assessment / Krishna Kanth Tigirpalli and Lalitha Kumari Kadarla --
Achieving religious harmony / Rhoda Asikia Ige --
The grammar of dissent : religion, rights, and public reason / William R. O'Neill --
Divine rights : toward a new synthesis of human rights and world religions / Brian D. Lepard --
Universality of moral norms : a human rights perspective / Kusumita P. Pedersen --
Is the notion of human rights a Western concept? / Raimundo Panikkar --
What gives a person worth? A Zoroastrian view / Nikan H. Khatibi --
Women and human rights : the status of women in the Smṛti texts of Hinduism / Abha Singh --
Catholicism and the AIDS pandemic / Xavier Gravend-Tirole --
Religion, violence, and human rights : a Hindu perspective / Arvind Sharma --
Confucian contributions to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights : a historical and philosophical perspective / Sumner B. Twiss --
Religious freedom, the right to proselytize, and the right "to be let alone" / Kusumita P. Pedersen --
The rationale for a Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World's Religions : before and after September 11, 2001 / Arvind Sharma --
A Baháʼí perspective on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World's Religions after September 11, 2001 / Brian D. Lepard --
Appendix 1. United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights --
Appendix 2. Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World's Religions --
Appendix 3. A Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the Hindus --
Appendix 4. Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights --
Appendix 5. The Dhaka Declaration on Human Rights in Islam --
Appendix 6. The Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam --
Appendix 7. Arab Charter on Human Rights --
Appendix 8. Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities --
Appendix 9. A global ethic : the Universal Declaration of the Parliament of the World's Religions. v. 3. The interfaith dimension. Master Hsin Tao's vision : the Museum of World Religions / Maria Reis Habito --
Movement and institution : necessary elements of sustaining the interfaith vision / David A. Leslie --
Pluralism as a way of dealing with religious diversity / Caitlin Crowley --
Promotion of interreligious dialogue / Mihai Valentin Vladimirescu --
Redefining humanity and civilization / Nadine Sultana d'Osman Han --
Along a path less traveled : a plurality of religious ultimates? / Arvind Sharma --
The great chain of pluralism : religious diversity according to John Hick and the perennial philosophy / Andrew Noel Blakeslee --
Religious Māyā / Patricia Reynaud --
The concept of peace and security in Islam / Muhammad Hammad Lakhvi --
Interreligious dialogue attentive to Western enlightenment / Gregory Baum --
Lessons from Hinduism for the world after 9/11 / Ashok Vohra --
Orientalist feminism and Islamophobia/Iranophobia / Roksana Bahramitash --
Women's interfaith initiatives in the United States post-9/11 / Kathryn Lohre --
John Paul II and Benedict XVI on the Jewish tradition / Harold Kasimow --
Peace education : building on Zarathushtrian principles / Farishta Murzban Dinshaw --
Protestantism and Candomblé in Bahia : from intolerance to dialogue (and beyond) / Raimundo C. Barreto Jr. and Devaka Premawardhana --
An analytical inquiry into Islamic and Western methodologies of studying world religions / Ahmad F. Yousif --
Buddhism meets Hinduism : interaction and influence in India / Arvind Sharma --
P.C. Chang, freedom of conscience and religion, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights / Sumner B. Twiss --
Oil and water : being Muslim and teaching theology in a Jesuit university in post-9/11 America / Amir Hussain --
Religious diversity journeys for seventh graders / Gail Katz --
Interfaith encounters in the pews : bringing interfaith dialogue home / C. Denise Yarbrough --
Religious intolerance in contemporary China, including the curious case of Falun Gong / Sumner B. Twiss. v. 4. Spirituality --
The future of mankind : the Bhagavadgītā doctrine / T.N. Achuta Rao --
Dharma, the cosmic thread / Laj Utreja --
Religion : nature, aim, and function / B.R. Shantha Kumari --
Why is there so much suffering in the world? / Marshall Govindan --
Yoga as a social movement / Marshall Govindan --
Yoga as a spiritual movement / Subhas R. Tiwari --
The cave : teaching religion students to rethink exclusivism and embrace tolerance / Rob Sellers --
The Magdalene moment / Joanna Manning --
Incarnation as worldview / Tobie Tondi --
Making known the reality of the incarnation in business ethics / Helen Costigane --
CaoDai : a way to harmony / Hum D. Bui --
Prophecies and signs of the world teacher / Tom Pickens --
Religion and spirituality : our common mission / Odette Bélanger (alias Vedhyas Divya) --
For an education to nonviolence : religion's necessary contribution / Vedhyas Mandaja --
The glory of the divine feminine / Her Holiness Sai Maa Lakshmi Devi --
Coalition of religious women at the United Nations / Jean M. O'Meara --
How and why science and religion share a nexus and are both indispensable for the attainment of ultimate reality / Emmanuel J. Karavousanos --
Taking back our bodies : a response to the post-human ideal / Laura Gallo --
Humane physics under Ekalavya multiversity / Ravi Gangadhar --
Cultural astronomy and interfaith dialogue : finding common ground in the skies / Andrea D. Lobel --
Vedic science and quantum physics / Shantilal G. Goradia --
Incarnation and the environment / Mary Ann Buckley --
Religion, fundamental questions, and human society / Vinesh Saxena --
Religions as the gateway to peace / Jagessar Das --
Religious tolerance and peace building in a world of diversity / Issa Kirarira --
Toward a culture of peace / Fabrice Blée --
The call to unite / Debra Behrle --
Beyond religion : a holistic spirituality (alternatives to realizing oneself through loving kindness) / Mabel Aranha --
Healing consciousness / Laj Utreja.
Series Title: Praeger perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Arvind Sharma.
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