Table of Contents

1. Religion, Tolerance and Intolerance: Views from Across the Disciplines ; 2. Religion, Cohesion, and Hostility ; 3. The Origin of Religion as a Small-Scale Phenomenon ; 4. The Virtues of Intolerance: Is Religion an Adaptation for War? ; 5. Individual Religion, Tolerance, and Universal Compassion ; 6. Social-Psychological Aspects of Religion and Prejudice: Evidence from Survey and Experimental Research ; 7. Religion and the Origins of Anti-Atheist Prejudice ; 8. Religion, 'Religion', and Tolerance ; 9. Freedom, Toleration and the Naturalness of Religion ; 10. Religious Disagreement and Religious Accommodation ; 11. The View from the East Pole: Buddhist and Confucian Tolerance. ; 12. How Religion Undermines Compromise ; 13. The Limits of Religious Tolerance A Secular View.
Commentaries.
A: Religion and Intolerance: A Critical Commentary.
B: Religion, Intolerance and Conflict: Practical Implications for Social Policy The relationship between religion, intolerance and conflict is the subject of intense discussion, particularly in the context of the ongoing threat of terrorism. This book contains papers written by scholars in anthropology, psychology, philosophy, and theology exploring the scientific and conceptual dimensions of religion and human conflict.