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The Importance Of Religious Diversity In America Today

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In today's America, religious diversity of any major religious tradition has become one of the strongest challenges to understanding itself and where it fits in America today. Leading too two provoking interdependent questions. One: How does a religious tradition see itself in the light of others? And two, how does it see other religious tradition in the light of its own teachings? So far in the Abrahamic religions (Christianity, Islam, and Judaism) over the span of the course we have seen in many examples of them being often accused of a predominantly intolerant and exclusivist attitude to all the other religions out there. Contrary to the stigma, the eastern religions in particularly Buddhism, enjoy the reputation of being naturally tolerant,
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