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The Blackwell companion to religion and violence

Author: Andrew R Murphy
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Blackwell companions to religion, 42.
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"The timely Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who provide a coherent state of the art overview of the complex relationships between religion and violence. This Companion tackles one of the most important topics in the field of Religion in the twenty-first century, pulling together a unique collection of cutting-edge work. A focused  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew R Murphy
ISBN: 9781405191319 1405191317
OCLC Number: 676726363
Description: xvi, 615 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Andrew R. Murphy --
"Religion" and "violence" : defining terms, defining relationships. Religion and violence : coming to terms with terms / John D. Carlson ; The myth of religious violence / William T. Cavanaugh --
Disciplinary Perspectives. Religion and violence : an economic approach / Anthony Gill ; Religion, identity, and violence : some theoretical reflections / Aziz Esmail ; Anthropological reflections on religion and violence / Bettina E. Schmidt ; Spiritual devotion and self-annihilation : an evolutionary perspective / Ariel Glucklich ; The sociology of religious violence / Charles Selengut ; Religion, law, and violence / David E. Guinn ; Mediating religious violence / Jolyon Mitchell ; Gender in the production of religious and secular violence / Janet R. Jakobsen ; Explaining religious violence : retrospects and prospects / Hector Avalos --
Traditions and movements, concepts and themes. Christianity and violence / Jonathan Ebel ; Genesis 34 and the legacies of biblical violence / Elliott Horowitz ; Islam and violence / Beverley Milton-Edwards ; Religion and violence in Hindu traditions / Jeffery D. Long ; Buddhism and symbolic violence / Bernard Faure ; Religion, violence, and Shinto / Walter A. Skya ; Confucian ethical action and the boundaries of peace and war / Don J. Wyatt ; Violence in Chinese religious culture / Barend J. ter Haar ; The dialectic of violence in Jainism / Christopher Key Chapple ; Just war and jihad of the sword / James Turner Johnson ; Jihad and martyrdom in classical and contemporary Islam / David Cook ; Sacred Terror : the psychology of contemporary religious terrorism / James W. Jones ; The transformation of failure and the spiritualization of violence / Ian Reader ; Sacrifice and violence / Kathryn McClymond ; History, humiliation, and religious violence / Ellen Posman ; Reconceptualizing totalitarianism and fascism / Robert Imre --
Case studies : religion and violence, past and present. Enduring the sacred scars of slavery / Yolanda Pierce ; South Asia : from colonial categories to a crisis of faith? / Yasmin Khan ; Gender, religion and violence during the holocaust / Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz ; Women in the Sastric Tradition : colonialism, law, and violence / Nandini Bhattacharyya-Panda ; Biblical metaphors for intervention in the Spanish-American war / Matthew McCullough ; Sudan : religion and conflict / Jok Madut Jok ; The battle for Australia : salvation and conquest / Marion Maddox ; Fundamentalist violence and women : Iran, Afghanistan, and Algeria / Valentine M. Moghadam ; Anti-Jewish violence in late imperial Russia / Robert Weinberg ; Religion, pluralism, and conflict in the Pacific islands / Yannick Fer ; Ritual violence and violent ritual in Chinese popular religion / Avron Boretz ; The politics of Protestant violence : abolitionists and anti- abortionists / Joel Olson ; Colonialism and civil war : religion and violence in East Africa / Ben Jones ; Rethinking religion and violence in the Middle East / Jeroen Gunning ; Cromwell, Mather, and the rhetoric of Puritan violence / Andrew R. Murphy --
Future prospects : beyond violence?. Liberation theology and the spiral of violence / Thia Cooper ; Religion and nonviolence in American history / Ira Chernus ; Religious Peacebuilding / Maria Pilar Aquino.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to religion, 42.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew R. Murphy.
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