31 December 2002. pp. 61~85
Far eastern Asia has been multi-religious society. Especially Korea is called a department of religions. In multi-religious society, troubles among religions are inevitable. But the far eastern society has experienced religious troubles not in radical level. This is due to the religious inclusivism of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism which were main religious tradition of this area. The causes of troubles between religions are diverse but mainly attributable to the religious exclusivism. The religious inclusivism regards their own faith as the best and others' as inferior, but does not consider other religions to be destroyed completely. Indebted to this religious inclusivism of them, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism stimulate and respond each other and can be developed by the name of 'three religions, but one teaching(三敎合一論). But religious inclusivism can't make ultimate reconciliate or agreement. We can notice this by the fact that three religions of the far eastern Asia go on making troubles, conflicting and being hostile to each other.The ultimate religious reconciliate or agreement can be accomplished only by multi-religious pluralism. Multi-religious pluralism admit others as it is. But at the same time it
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  • Publisher :Korean Association of Buddhist Studies
  • Publisher(Ko) :불교학연구회
  • Journal Title :Korea Journal of Buddhist Studies
  • Journal Title(Ko) :불교학연구
  • Volume : 5
  • No :0
  • Pages :61~85