what roles does religion play in appiah s analysis is the contamination appiah is advocating good for religion or should religions and cultures avoid it should religion remain changeless and resist any outside influences

After reading the article “the case for contamination” by Kwame

Anthony Appiah respond the following question:

QUESTION

: “What roles does religion play in Appiah’s analysis? Is

the “contamination” Appiah is advocating good for religion, or should

religions (and cultures) avoid it? Should religion remain changeless

and resist any outside influences that might bring about change, or

should it be open to those influences (become more “cosmopolitan”)

even it means questioning or abandoning some of its traditions?

Essay should be:

(1)

3-4 pages long

(2) Include information from class material.

Link to the article

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/01/magazine/01cosmo…

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