Title

Particularism

Editors

William H. Swatos

Document Type

Chapter

Publication Date

2-5-1998

Publication Title

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

Publisher

AltaMira Press

Publisher Location

Walnut Creek, CA

Edition

1

First page number:

355

Last page number:

355

Abstract

The concept of religious particularism connotes a belief in the exclusive authenticity of one’s own religious tradition. Religious particularists are likely to believe that salvation is confined to rather narrowly defined groups of believers.

Disciplines

American Politics | Political Science | Religion

Language

English

Identifier

ISBN: 0761989560


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