Site mapAbout usConsultative CommitteeAsk LibrarianContributionCopyrightCitation GuidelineDonationHome        

CatalogAuthor AuthorityGoogle
Search engineFulltextScripturesLanguage LessonsLinks
 


Extra service
Tools
Export
Symbiotic Supremacies: Racial and Religious
Author Knitter, Paul
Source Buddhist-Christian Studies
Volumev.39
Date2019
Pages205 - 215
PublisherUniversity of Hawai'i Press
Publisher Url http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/t3-buddhist-christian-studies.aspx
LocationHonolulu, HI, US [檀香山, 夏威夷州, 美國]
Content type期刊論文=Journal Article
Language英文=English
Keywordsymbiotic supremacies; White supremacy; religious supremacy; religious violence; superiority; Christology; Buddhist supremacy; axial age; Robert Bellah
AbstractThe grounding thesis of this essay is that claims of supremacy feed off each other and that religious supremacies are particularly nutritious for racial and national claims of superiority. After describing the nature and contents of religious claims of supremacy and how they naturally lead to the subordination if not replacement of others, the author then takes up concrete cases of how Christian supremacy has led to and sustained White supremacy in the United States, and how convictions of Buddhist supremacy have inspired Burmese supremacy in Myanmar and Sinhalese supremacy in Sri Lanka. The conclusion is self-evident: to combat racial supremacy, religious leaders and practitioners are called to overcome religious supremacy. But that calls for another "axial shift" in the history of religions.
ISSN08820945 (P); 15279472 (E)
DOI10.1353/bcs.2019.0015
Hits221
Created date2021.01.16



Best viewed with Chrome, Firefox, Safari(Mac) but not supported IE

Notice

You are leaving our website for The full text resources provided by the above database or electronic journals may not be displayed due to the domain restrictions or fee-charging download problems.

Record correction

Please delete and correct directly in the form below, and click "Apply" at the bottom.
(When receiving your information, we will check and correct the mistake as soon as possible.)

Serial No.
603690

Search History (Only show 10 bibliography limited)
Search Criteria Field Codes
Search CriteriaBrowse