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convivencia  Term Image (convivencia) Script Image
(Language:  Spanish)
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Short Description: Coexistence and co-habitation
Long Description: Coexistence and co-habitation; used in the context of medieval Andalusia, it refers to the historical experience of religious-cultural tolerance and coexistence between Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Spain during the eleventh and fourteenth centuries C.E.
Source(s): Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition, edited by Dr. Joseph Lumbard
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms