Sunday, February 26, 2012

Interfaith Dialogue
Defending the Realm''s Faith
by Sunanda K Datta Ray
Defending the Realm''s Faith

The rationale is that “being sure of who you are is the only way in which you will be more accommodating of others”. A religious monopoly doesn’t always mean acceptance of others; it leads to scriptural absolutism as under Emperor Aurangzeb when Hindus had to pay the jaziya tax. The assumption is that a minority community politician feels the route to advancement lies in being demonstrably more loyal than the king. …

No comments:

Post a Comment