BOOKS IN BRIEF

Published May 19, 2024

Avoiding Wars and Foreign Debt

The book addresses underdeveloped countries of the world. The author feels that the world at the moment is confronting two major problems. The first one is religious wars and the other is foreign debt. He believes that a happy ending to the religious wars lies in adopting religious humanism, and avoiding foreign debt lies in adopting the policies of simplicity and self-reliance. His book offers a comparative analysis of developed and underdeveloped countries’ cultures, customs and religious traditions so that people are able to choose the best progressive and humane modes of prosperous living. The author has also analysed inter-faith teachings, which point out that no religion instructs its followers to seek a paradisiacal next life by converting this world into hell.

Published in Dawn, Books & Authors, May 19th, 2024

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