The challenge of tolerance in the 21st century - Islam in Europe Cover Image

Výzva tolerancie v 21. storočí – islam v Európe
The challenge of tolerance in the 21st century - Islam in Europe

Author(s): Diana Chudíková
Subject(s): Politics and religion, Politics and society, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Politics
Published by: Prešovská univerzita v Prešove, Filozofická fakulta, Inštitút politológie
Keywords: Germany;Intolerance;Islam;Minaret;Pluralism;Religion;Tolerance

Summary/Abstract: The article analyses socio-political issue of tolerance and its development in the 21st century. It focuses on the tolerance phenomenon from the point of view of integration of Islamic integration in Europe, particularly in the Federal Republic of Germany. The article explores specific tolerance problems of Muslim minority, especially in educational system and religion. It describes various meanings of Islam and its features in social life. It also states reactions of majority population on religious and cultural manifestations of minority group. The article anticipates development tendency of tolerance and proposes a solution in a form of intercultural dialogue between both privies.

  • Issue Year: 1/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 36-44
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Slovak