Dharma Bypasses ‘History-Centrism’

Most of the religious conflicts and wars involving the Abrahamic religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam) stem from disputes over what exactly God said and how he said it and what exactly it means. To ensure that order prevails, canons of “authentic” texts are formed and creeds, or condensed forms of crucial affirmations and beliefs, are debated, written down, and carefully observed as litmus tests for participation in the faith.In Christianity, this obsession with the history of God’s inter … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X