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Racism
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[German Version]

I. Religious Studies

Racism is a political ideology that traces cultural and social differences back to racial causes, thus making them seem natural and unchangeable. In racism’s hierarchical ordering, racists always occupy the highest rank. Everything they declare to be of lesser value is subjected to their rightful rule. Since racism has no scientific basis, it has recourse principally to …

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Junginger, Horst, Lohmann, Friedrich, Micksch , Jürgen and Ludwig, Frieder, “Racism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024533>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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