Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Problem of Religious DiversityEuropean Challenges, Asian Approaches$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Anna Triandafyllidou and Tariq Modood

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781474419086

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419086.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM EDINBURGH SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.edinburgh.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Edinburgh University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ESO for personal use.date: 26 May 2020

Religion and Religious Diversity Challenges Today

Religion and Religious Diversity Challenges Today

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Religion and Religious Diversity Challenges Today
Source:
The Problem of Religious Diversity
Author(s):

Anna Triandafyllidou

Tariq Modood

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419086.003.0001

This chapter introduces the geopolitical and conceptual framework within which this book is placed. It starts by discussing recent changes in Europe and the world that have framed the governance of religious diversity and then moves on to critically address the concept of secularism and whether it offers the appropriate normative tools to address religion today. It suggests that some European versions of political secularism – specifically, moderate secularism – are designed to be accommodative of religion but are not sufficiently adapted to contemporary diversity. Asia and the Middle East have much experience of accommodating diversity even if the dominant trend at the moment is majoritarian nationalism. The chapter concludes with an outline of the contents of this volume.

Keywords:   Secularism, moderate secularism, religious diversity, nationalism, republicanism, liberalism, Europe, Asia, Middle East

Edinburgh 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.