Compassion in the World’s Religions

ab 14,90 

Anindita Balslev, Dirk Evers (Eds.)

Envisioning Human Solidarity

ISBN 978-3-643-10476-2
Band-Nr. 8
Jahr 2009
Seiten 192
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Religionswissenschaft: Forschung und Wissenschaft


In this volume religious scholars from different religions
as well as political leaders explore the notion of
compassion in their respective tradition and its relevance
for today. The whole endeavour is underpinned by the
conviction that compassion is not just a fleeting sentiment
but a shared value of utmost importance. The contributions
are the fruit of two conferences held in the run-up to the
2009 Parliament of the World’s Religions.

ANINDITA BALSLEV is the initiator of the
program entitled `cross-cultural conversation‘ (CCC) and a
trained philosopher of religion with a background in Indic

DIRK EVERS is a protestant theologian
teaching systematic theology at Tübingen University,
Germany. He is also involved in the University’s program for
interdisciplinary studies.