Religious Stereotyping and Interreligious Relations

Religious Stereotyping and Interreligious Relations

By: Jakob Wiren (editor), Jesper Svartvik (editor)Hardback

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This collection of essays by array of international scholars addresses some aspects of the issues of religious stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination and offers solutions through discussions of method, terminology and definitions regarding interreligious relations, the political implications in the Middle East, and various case-studies.

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Pamela Sue Anderson, Regent's Park College Oxford, UK Blandine Chelini-Pont, University Aix-Marseille, France Raymond Cohen, Hebrew University, Israel Mohammad Fazlhashemi, Umea University, Sweden Mark Godin, University of Glasgow, Scotland Gunnar Haaland, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Sweden James Haire, Charles Sturt University, Australia Erik Hedling, Lund University, Sweden Jan Hermanson, Lund University, Sweden Werner G. Jeanrond, University of Glasgow, Scotland Yohanna Katanacho, Bethlehem Bible College, Israel Linde Lindkvist, Lund University, Sweden Kristian Pella, Uppsala University, Sweden Peter A. Pettit, Muhlenberg College, USA Mona Siddiqui, University of Edinburgh, Scotland Kristian Steiner, Malmo University, Sweden Thaddeus B. Umaru, University of Glasgow, Scotland Alana Vincent, University of Glasgow, Scotland Deborah Weissman, International Council of Christians and Jews Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, USA Ophir Yarden, Brigham Young University at Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel


Preface List of Contributors Introduction: 'For Six Strange Weeks They Had Acted As If They Were Friends'; Jesper Svartvik PART I: METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS 1. Public Theology: Reflection on the Future of the Discourse; James Haire 2. Love, Sexual Stereotypes and Confidence; Pamela Sue Anderson 3. The Ambiguous Power of Prejudice and Love; Werner G. Jeanrond 4. Gordon W. Allport's Scholarship Revisited; Jan Hermanson PART II: CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM RELATIONS 5. Reflections on Public, Private and the Secular Space; Mona Siddiqui 6. What Is the Relationship between Stereotyping and the Place of Religion in the Public Sphere?; Blandine Chelini-Pont 7. Occidentalism; Mohammad Fazlhashemi 8. The Image of Islam and Muslims in Swedish Evangelical Press; Kristian Steiner 9. Stereotypes in Christian Theology: Methodological and Eschatological Aspects; Jakob Wiren 10. The Challenge of Tolerance and Peaceful Co-Existence between Christians and Muslims in Northern Nigeria; Thaddeus Umaru PART III: JEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONS 11. Catholic-Jewish Reconciliation: From Theology to Diplomacy; Raymond Cohen 12. 'You Only Have I Known': Reading the Hebrew Bible as Christians in Light of the Partiality of God for Israel; Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos 13. Interfaith Monologue: The Presbyterian Church in Canada Statement of Relationship with the Jewish People; Mark Godin 14. Othering the Jews from the Church Pulpits; Gunnar Haaland 15. How Can We Be 'Both Loyal and Open?': Some Thought on Religious Education and Prejudice; Deborah Weissman PART IV: ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN RELATIONS 16. The Theological Contribution of the Palestinian Kairos Document; Yohanna Katanacho 17. Old Whines with New Spins; Peter Pettit 18. Recent Uses of of Halakhic Discourses in Israel: Encouraging Racism and Violence; Ophir Yarden PART V: CASE STUDIES 19. Joseph Goebbels, Kristina Soderbaum and Jud Suss (1940): Seventy Years Later; Erik Hedling 20. Asher Lev at the Israel Museum: Stereotyping Art and Craft; Alana Vincent 21. Can Stereotypes Be Banned?: Pastor Ake Green and the Limits and Limitations of the Freedom of Expression; Linde Lindkvist

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  • publication date: 14/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137344601
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 314
  • ID: 9781137344601
  • weight: 603
  • ISBN10: 1137344601

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