Belief And Bloodshed / Edition 1by James K. Wellman Jr.
Intended for students as well as scholars of religion and violence, Belief and Bloodshed: Religion and Violence across Time and Tradition discusses how the relationship between religion and violence is not unique to a post-9/11 world_it has existed throughout all of recorded history and culture.See more details below
Intended for students as well as scholars of religion and violence, Belief and Bloodshed: Religion and Violence across Time and Tradition discusses how the relationship between religion and violence is not unique to a post-9/11 world_it has existed throughout all of recorded history and culture.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
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- New Edition
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- 6.06(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.64(d)
Table of Contents
1 Introduction: Religion and Violence: Past, Present and Future Part 2 The Ancient and Medieval World Chapter 2 Dismemberment, Creation, and Ritual: Images of Divine Violence in the Ancient Near East Chapter 3 Making Memory: Ritual, Rhetoric, and Violence in the Roman Triumph Chapter 4 Taming the Beast: Rabbinic Pacification of Second Century Jewish Nationalism Chapter 5 Violent Yearnings for the Kingdom of God: Münster's Militant Anabaptism Chapter 6 Imperial Christianity and Sacred War in Byzantium Chapter 7 Founding an Empire of Sacrifice: Innocent Domination and the Quaker Martyrs of Boston, 1659-1661 Part 7 The Modern World Chapter 8 Holy Culture Wars: Patterns of Ethno-Religious Violence in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century China Chapter 9 Femicide as Terrorism: The Case of Uzbekistan's Unveiling Chapter 10 Monks, Guns and Peace: Theravada Buddhism and Political Violence Chapter 11 Avoiding Mass Violence at Rajneeshpuram Chapter 12 "Obliterating an Idol of the Modern Age": The New Iconoclasm from the Twin Buddhas to the Twin Towers Chapter 13 Is War Normal for American Evangelical Religion? Chapter 14 On Political Theology, Imperial Ambitions, and Messianic Pretensions: Some Ancient and Modern Continuities
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