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279 References in bold indicate a major treatment of the topic. Abraham, 12, 34, 39, 42–­ 44, 45, 50, 54, 120, 143–­ 44, 189–­ 90, 210 Abrahamic faiths, 5, 14, 20, 31, 32, 34, 78, 98, 101, 206–­ 7, 208–­11, 215, 217, 220 Acts of the Apostles, 6, 43, 47–­ 48, 53, 88 Afghanistan, 24, 33, 82, 84 Africa, 7, 8, 40, 77–­81, 83, 85–­ 91, 105, 113, 115 altruism, 4, 11, 28–­29, 32, 33, 35, 117, 160–­ 61, 168–­70, 174, 208 al-Qaeda, 24, 90, 104, 109, 114, 115, 123, 126, 127 America: see United States of America amygdala, 24, 149, 151, 152, 154, 155, 157 anti-­ Semitism, 4, 6, 7, 41, 42, 43, 44, 50–­58, 61, 66, 67, 94, 96, 100, 101–­2 Arab Spring, 7, 24, 80, 89, 211 Assmann, Jan, 61, 187 Bible, x, 22, 39–­58, 61–­ 62, 88, 179–­ 80, 192, 208, 221; see also Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; New Testament; scripture(s) Bosnia, 11, 24, 97, 102, 163 common ground, 14, 90, 94, 207, 211–­13 Central African Republic (CAR), 8, 86–­88, 90 Christianity/Christians, 3, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 23, 27, 30–­ 31, 32, 34, 41–­ 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, INDEX 280 Index 51–­ 52, 60, 61, 62–­67, 68, 69, 70–­ 72, 78, 79, 80, 81–­86, 87, 88, 89, 97, 120, 142–­ 44, 145, 153, 156, 168, 179, 186, 187, 188, 192, 195, 197, 207–­11 church, 6, 7, 11–­ 12, 20, 22, 23, 40, 42, 46, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 57, 58, 59, 60, 65, 68, 77, 79, 94, 141, 142–­ 44, 179–­ 80 Clash of Civilizations, 9, 98, 127 climate change, 4, 77, 79, 80, 88–­91, 219 compassion, 10, 13, 95, 102, 127, 147, 148, 149, 151–­ 52, 153–­ 55, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160–­ 61, 162, 165, 196, 199 compassionate reason, 10–­ 11, 147, 153, 154, 155, 157–­ 58 conscience, 44, 59, 134, 144 conflict resolution, 10, 102, 160, 163, 220 consequentialism, 10, 150–­52 cultural evolution, 5, 11, 28, 149, 152, 158, 170, 173, 178, 180–­ 81, 214 cultural genome, 11–­ 12, 178–­80 Daesh: see Islamic State Darwin, Charles, 11, 28, 108, 112, 123, 168–­ 69, 171, 178, 181 democracy, 21, 22–­ 23, 24, 25, 80, 84, 106–­ 7, 109, 112, 115, 116, 118, 122, 135, 152, 159 deontology, 10, 115, 150–­ 52, 153–­54 dialogue, 8, 14, 90, 93, 94–­ 95, 96, 97–­99, 206, 208–­ 9, 210–­ 11, 212–­ 13, 214, 215–­17 dignity of difference, 96, 102 dualism, 5, 31–­33, 34, 35, 64, 198 education, 2, 4–­ 5, 8, 9, 12, 13–­ 14, 15, 20, 78, 84, 89, 91, 96, 97–­98, 101, 102, 123, 147, 152, 153, 155–­ 56, 157, 160, 163, 199, 200, 202, 203–­ 4, 205–­17, 221–­22 empathy, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 93–­102, 137, 148, 150, 160–­ 61, 162, 164, 165, 217 “end of history” thesis, 5, 21, 24 Enlightenment, the, 5, 10, 25, 26–­ 27, 28, 30, 61, 149–­ 50, 152–­ 53, 158, 159 Esau, 2, 32, 39, 41, 42, 44, 58 eschatology, 47, 62, 72 ethnicity, 57, 67, 68, 70, 73, 78, 79, 89, 98, 188–­ 89, 192 exclusive nationalism, 12, 185, 186–­88, 193 exclusivism, 12–­ 13, 63, 65, 70, 72, 185, 186–­ 87, 191, 193 freedom, 5, 13–­ 14, 22, 24, 29, 34, 69, 84, 103, 105, 109, 129, 155–­ 56, 188, 189, 192, 195–­ 96, 198, 202, 203, 204 freedom of religion, 5, 9–­ 10, 12–­ 13, 60, 133–­46, 189, 192, 213 Freud, Sigmund, 26, 27, 69–­ 70, 71, 78 Galatians (Letter to the), 42, 43–­ 44, 46, 144 Genesis (Book of), 2, 32–­33, 35, 39, 41, 42, 50, 56, 57, 58, 189 genocide, 102, 163; victims of, 94 Index 281 Global South, 4, 7, 78, 79–­80, 81, 85, 88–­90 Golden Rule, 10, 154–­55, 188 group conflict, 113, 173, 175 hate/hatred, 5, 8, 13, 14, 32, 33, 61, 65, 66, 67, 69, 94, 98, 101–­2, 149, 152, 154, 155, 158, 159, 162, 186, 191, 200–­ 202, 203, 204, 221–­ 22 healing conflict, 102, 156–­57, 161, 162 Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, 61–­ 62, 71, 144, 198, 202, 208, 210, 221; see also Bible; scripture (s); Torah Heidelberg Catechism, 13, 201 heretics, 52, 65, 66 Holocaust, the, 6, 27, 41, 53, 57, 94, 161, 163, 202, 222 honesty, 14, 144, 168, 206, 211, 213, 217, 219–­ 20 hope, 9, 11, 14, 15...

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9781481309370
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9781481308953
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1066224984
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310
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2018-11-20
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