Unformatted text preview: have forced Natives to convert to Christianity because they were seen as having no religious life. There has also been discrimination against those who were not “White” in practicing Christianity. Racism is different from religious discrimination in that one cannot be forced to change his or her traits, but one can change their religious affiliations. 4) How does Eck define pluralism? Pluralism is being inclusive and respectful of people or groups with different backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. 5) This chapter was clearly written before September 11th. Does the religious discrimination against Muslims that followed that event change the optimistic view of religious pluralism that Eck presents? Yes, the religious discrimination against Muslims changes the optimistic view of religious pluralism....
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- Fall '07
- Eck, E pluribus unum, religious discrimination