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Conflict. What Has Religion Got To Do With It?

Goethe-Institut Accra

Conflict. What Has Religion Got To Do With It?

An African-european Dialogue

by Goethe-Institut Accra

  • 40 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Woeli Publishing Services .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13216188M
    ISBN 109988626142
    ISBN 109789988626143

      As de Waal puts it: “If all societies have [religion], it must have a social purpose.” Others take the view that religion is a spandrel, or by-product of evolutionary processes.   The answer is “yes” and “no.” “Yes” in the sense that as a secondary cause, religion, on the surface at least, has been the impetus behind much conflict. However, the answer is “no” in the sense that religion is never the primary cause of war. To .

    Because it is a proselytising religion, Christianity is almost inevitably in conflict with other religions. Perhaps the one branch of Christianity that was capable of working amicably. role of religion and its negative influence on the proletariat. Calling religion the opium of the people and Marx noted religion’s seductive power. 4. Religion, however, has also caused great acts to occur, and it has acted as a social control mechanism for millions of people. There is .

    A study by a German academic says religious conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa have been on the rise for decades. Researcher Matthias Basedau says weak African states are a major cause. The relationship between religion, intolerance, and conflict has been the subject of intense discussion, particularly in the wake of the events of and the ongoing threat of terrorism. The chapters in this book investigate the following themes: the role of religion in promoting social cohesion and the conditions under which it will tend to do so; the role of religion in enabling and.


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Conflict. What Has Religion Got To Do With It? by Goethe-Institut Accra Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Conflict: what has religion got to do with it?: an African-European dialogue. [Goethe-Institut (Accra, Ghana);] -- Lectures and presentations from an international conference on the topic of conflict and religion, which took place in October and was organized by the Goethe-Institut Accra in co-operation with.

The share saying that science and religion often conflict is up modestly from 55% in a Pew Research survey, while the share saying the two are mostly compatible has stayed the same at 38%. Those who are not affiliated with a religious tradition are especially likely to think that science and religion conflict (76%).

The role of religion in international relations and its relationship with conflict and with peacebuilding is increasingly acknowledged but remains disputed.

Secular resistance to incorporating religion in public affairs has given way to numerous academic publications, discussion forums and public initiatives.

Governments and international organisations are increasingly willing to examine. I would rather run away from conflict than take it head on. It wasn’t until I began my training as a counselor at nearly thirty-years-old that someone explained conflict didn’t always have to do damage.

In fact, it was possible to have conflict with a person and to feel closer to them in the wake of it. This was a revolutionary idea to me. The conflict thesis, which holds that religion and science have been in conflict continuously throughout history, was popularized in the 19th century by John William Draper's and Andrew Dickson White's accounts.

It was in the 19th century that relationship between science and religion became an actual formal topic of discourse, while before this no one had pitted science against religion or.

Books shelved as religious-conflict: Trinity by Leon Uris, Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan, Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Prince of Magic by Anne Stua. It may be true that those factors have played a role, but they are inadequate as a full explanation, because they fail to offer any insight into why there is such strife between Muslim majorities and non-Western, non-Muslim minorities (like in the Sudan) or between Muslim minorities and non-Western, non-Muslim majorities (like in India).

Your relationship with religion is completely up to you. The relationship between religion and the LGBTQ community is a complicated one, and everyone experiences it differently.

It all depends on how you feel, and what you choose. Historically many orthodox religions have treated LGBTQ people harshly. Heck, religion has caused conflict even in my diverse and tolerant family.

Taking our daughter to visit her Irish-Catholic relatives, I asked my husband to. This requires understanding that conflict will inevitably occur in a close relationship.

The only way of getting around it is to not share your opinion at all, which is not healthy. So what if we focused on sharing our opinions in a way that is productive. To do this: 1.

Remember not to sweat the small stuff. Religion And Its Impact On Society Words | 7 Pages. centuries religion has been a major force in the world and still continues to be one as there are billions of people that believe and follow a certain religion, but sadly religion has had a largely negative impact on the world today.

Religion, Inequality, and Conflict. Religion has all of these benefits, but, according to conflict theory, it can also reinforce and promote social inequality and social conflict. This view is partly inspired by the work of Karl Marx, who said that religion was the “opiate of the masses” (Marx, ).

Marx, K. The Role of Religion in Today’s Conflict.1 By Ms. Karen Armstrong As we are all agreed, the conflict between the Muslim world and the West is essentially political but on a popular level religion is seen as one of its root causes.

Islam is regarded in the West as an. In the popular mind, to discuss religion in the context of international affairs automatically raises the specter of religious-based conflict. The many other dimensions and impacts of religion tend to be downplayed or even neglected entirely.

The contribution that religion can make to peacemaking--as the flip side of religious conflict--is only beginning to be explored and explicated. Karen Armstrong Builds A 'Case For God' In her new book The Case for God, the author — a former nun — argues that religion is a practical discipline that can teach us to discover new.

While they ask the same fundamental questions, Modern and true philosophy and religion need to be in conflict with each other because while philosophy has developed as knowledge of the world has, Religion hasn't.

In philosophy, Thomas Aquinas began the hunt for morality by attributions to God. FAST FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime Customers. Buy Religious Conflicts Books at low prices. Large selection of more than products.

"The kind of narrow research available on religion and science seems to ask if they are in conflict or not, when it should really ask the conditions under which they are in conflict," Ecklund said. "Our research has found that even within the same person, there can be different views.

Conflict is a universal phenomenon that is inevitable in human interaction. Hence, it cannot be avoided in the interaction between Christianity and African Traditional Religion. Since Christianity came in contact with the traditional religion, there has always been a sharp conflict between traditionalists and Christians.

The best-selling book by Dan Brown has sparked the interest of millions of average people worldwide. According to the most recent figures, the book has sold more than 43 million copies, has been translated into dozens of languages, 2 and is now coming out in a movie. Mediate2go Blogger, Ashton Bult, has compiled a list of the top 10 songs about conflict and songs about conflict resolution in Read his description and analysis of conflict and conflict resolution in relation to each song.

What songs do you think are missing from this list? Be sure to leave a comment at the end of the blog with your opinion.Humans may have developed religion as a way to promote cooperation in social groups, Dunbar said.

He noted that primates tend to live in groups because doing so benefits them in certain ways.To start with, they need to clarify how you can recognise a religious conflict in the first place.

After all, if a Christian and a Muslim or a Jew and a Buddhist become tangled up in a dispute about an everyday problem, often religion doesn’t have anything to do with it at all.