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Creating space for the non-Buddhist in Sri Lanka: a Buddhist perspective on the other

Deegalle, M (2017) 'Creating space for the non-Buddhist in Sri Lanka: a Buddhist perspective on the other.' Journal of Ecumenical Studies, 52 (1). pp. 158-168. ISSN 0022-0558

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Abstract

The article discusses aspects of the religious attitudes and traditions of an individual. It highlights the needs of creative reflection informed by religious teachings with genuine social practices for the cultivation of competitive interreligious environment. It also cites the differences in relation to religious doctrines and practices. It argues for the importance of constructive thinking in creating space for minorities. A publication of research consortium 'Thinking Together'.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: love for the stranger, xenophobia, philoxenia, hospitality, Durch Reformed Church, Buddhist tolerance of Muslims and Roman Catholics
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 11:16
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2017 08:40
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