Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Religion, Intolerance, and ConflictA Scientific and Conceptual Investigation$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Steve Clarke, Russell Powell, and Julian Savulescu

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199640911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640911.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 17 June 2021

Religion, “Religion,” and Tolerance

Religion, “Religion,” and Tolerance

Chapter:
(p.146) 8 Religion, “Religion,” and Tolerance
Source:
Religion, Intolerance, and Conflict
Author(s):

Joshua C. Thurow

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640911.003.0008

This chapter addresses the question: Does religion cause intolerance or tolerance? It begins by considering possible motivations for asking the question. It then clarifies the components of the question to get a clearer view of what exactly we are asking. Getting clearer about what our motivations are in asking the question and what the question asks will help to reveal what kind of empirical information we need in order to answer our question. The chapter concludes by briefly suggesting some shortcomings of contemporary empirical work that are unveiled with a clearer understanding of our main question.

Keywords:   religion, tolerance, intolerance, empirical work

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .