A vallási (in)tolerancia keresztény alapjairól : újkortörténészi megfontolások

Balázs Péter: A vallási (in)tolerancia keresztény alapjairól : újkortörténészi megfontolások. In: Acta Universitatis Szegediensis : acta historica, (145). pp. 3-21. (2020)

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Abstract

Tolerance and intolerance were major subjects in the confessional age, as the most evident form of "otherness" that Europeans had to confront were the religious differences. The aim of the study is an overview – based on recent scholarship – of the religious/spiritual factors that can be identified in the background of tolerant or intolerant behaviour in Early Modern and Modern Europe. Some scholars (mainly freethinkers) have argued that proneness to the persecution of heterodoxy and incapacity to peacefully coexist with other creeds is an inherent vice of Christianity. Others seem to be convinced that tolerance and humanity are essential qualities of the genuine Christian faith founded on the authority of the Scriptures. In my study, I argue, as other scholars did, that looking into the various political contexts is imperative if we want to avoid generalizations and hasty judgements.

Item Type: Article
Other title: On the christian foundations of religious (in)tolerance : as seen by a historian of the modern period
Journal or Publication Title: Acta Universitatis Szegediensis : acta historica
Date: 2020
Volume: 145
ISSN: 0324-6965
Page Range: pp. 3-21
Language: Hungarian
Publisher: University of Szeged, Magyar Medievisztikai Kutatócsoport
Place of Publication: Szeged
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/71733/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vallástudomány, Vallástörténet
Additional Information: Bibliogr. : p. 19-21. és a lábjegyzetekben ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 06. Humanities
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology > 06.01.01. History
06. Humanities > 06.03. Philosophy, ethics and religion
06. Humanities > 06.03. Philosophy, ethics and religion > 06.03.04. Religious studies
Date Deposited: 2021. Feb. 02. 08:17
Last Modified: 2021. Feb. 02. 11:13
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/71748

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