Comparative Civilizations Review

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List of Papers (Total 451)

The Challenge to Religious Tolerance: Fundamentalist Resistance to a Non-Muslim Leader in Indonesia

It is important to question whether a long-standing tradition of religious tolerance in Indonesia has been overturned by the 2017 gubernatorial election. Equally important is that we explore the influence of religion in relation to the socio-political behavior of people. In the following parts of this paper, we attempt to find answers to these questions and to comprehend the ...

Civilizational Analysis, Political Discourse, and the Reception of Western Modernity in Post-Soviet Russia

Official political discourse retains a special importance since the communicative practices of the political elites generate interpretations and meanings, which are able to become programmatic for the design and arrangement of the main societal domains. This paper considers civilizational analysis and associated multiple modernities theory as a promising framework for understanding ...

Narrativized Ethics and Hiroshima: Harry S. Truman, Homer, and Aeschylus

Discussions of the atomic bomb and Hiroshima have to be deeply troubling for anyone. The natural inclination is to turn one’s eyes away or to remain silent. Avoidance and silence, however, were not valid options immediately after the Second World War and are not valid options today. The decision – or decisions, for there were many – to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and later ...

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