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Does Monotheism Cause Conflict?
Homo Oeconomicus (2012)
  • Vikas Kumar

Most of the studies that examine the role of religion in conflicts rely on empirical analyses without addressing the prior theoretical question of whether and why religions, or particular classes thereof, should cause conflict. If there is no logical relationship between religion and conflict then there is no point carrying out costly empirical analyses to ascertain if certain religions are more likely to cause conflict. This paper argues that on its own monotheism is neither necessary nor sufficient for conflict.

Publication Date
March 31, 2012
Citation Information
Vikas Kumar. "Does Monotheism Cause Conflict?" Homo Oeconomicus Vol. 29 Iss. 1 (2012)
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