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I. Geopolitical Considerations, Concept – II. History of Religions – III. Modern Asian Religions outside Asia – IV. Christianity

I. Geopolitical Considerations, Concept

Culturally, economically, and politically, Asia is extraordinarily heterogeneous. The Islamic states of the Near East with their oil wealth are part of this continent, as are the multireligious societies of Sou…

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Sautter, Hermann, Seiwert, Hubert, Mürmel, Heinz and Koschorke, Klaus, “Asia”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_01144>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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