Johan Elverskog

Johan Elverskog is Altshuler University Distinguished Professor and Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University.
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IdeasMagazine | Feature

When the Monks Met the Muslims

In the popular imagination, Buddhism is synonymous with introspective peace, Islam with violent blind faith. But both conceptions are nothing more than Western fantasy. Revisiting the centuries of Buddhist-Muslim cooperative interaction forces us to rethink our…

By Johan Elverskog

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