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Explaining evil

Author: J Harold Ellens
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2011.
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What is evil? And what is the antidote to this universal malady, however it is defined? Traditionally, people have turned to religion when seeking a remedy to apparent evil. However, sociologists, psychologists, historians, philosophers, and even lawyers can also provide valuable insights in addressing the perplexing issue of evil.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Explaining evil.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2011
(DLC) 2010041383
(OCoLC)662406057
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Harold Ellens
ISBN: 9780313387166 0313387168
OCLC Number: 715217510
Description: 1 online resource (3 volumes)
Contents: v. 1. Definition, history, and development --
Setting the course / J. Harold Ellens --
The psychology of evil / Ralph W. Hood Jr. --
The sociology of evil : a comparison of modern and ancient societies / Richard K. Fenn --
Depersonalization and the psychobiology of evil / Patrick McNamara and Paul M. Butler --
Evil experienced by one who was there : exodus, from bondage to deliverance and the promised land / Virginia Ingram --
A biblical theology of evil / J. Harold Ellens --
Evil as a pastor sees it / F. Morgan Roberts --
Assessing evil : two clinical cases / Raymond J. Lawrence --
Demonic beings and the Dead Sea scrolls / Loren T. Stuckenbruck --
Evil in the Hebrew Bible, Mishnah, and Talmud / Ilona Rashkow --
Evil in the New Testament and its Greco-Roman context / J. Harold Ellens --
The theologian as diagnostician : Jeffrey Dahmer and (d)evil as a theological diagnosis / Nathan Carlin --
Gnosticism and evil / Ronald Reese Ruark --
Evil in film : portrayal and biblical critique / Nicolene L. Joubert and Zelmarie E. Joubert --
Narcissism as evil / Deb Brock and Ron Johnson --
Experience of evil in everyday lives / Suzanne M. Coyle --
Roots of human violence and greed : a psychospiritual perspective / Stanislav Grof --
The three faces of evil in Jungian psychology : the shadow side of reality / Wayne G. Rollins --
Are we basically good or evil, fallen or underevolved? / J. Harrold Ellens. v. 2. History, global views, and events --
Is terrorism a new evil or a new political option? / J. Harold Ellens --
Perspectives on evil in ancient Egyptian sources : a work in progress / Edmund S. Meltzer --
Evil in the time of Thomas Aquinas / Alfred J. Eppens --
Where is the locus of evil? / Cassandra M. Klyman --
Evil in America : manipulating wealth and power in an oligarchy / Myrna Pugh --
The evil of Christian anti-semitism in America / Jack Hanford --
Patriotism today : altruism or narcissism? Good or evil? / Rafael Chodos --
Evil as a socioeconomic disconnect : Israel and the Somali pirates / Maija Jespersen --
Heauton timoroumenos : on the evil that we cause ourselves / Zenon Lotufo Jr. and Francisco Lotufo Neto --
Evil in Africa / Dirk Odendaal and Yvette Odendaal --
The concept of evil in African Christian theology / Xolani Sakuba --
Evil in Australian aboriginal religious perspectives / Suzanne M. Coyle --
Evil in the three contemporary Abrahamic faiths / J. Harold Ellens --
Evil, sin, and imperfection : ethics in practice / Philip Brownell --
Combating evil : human rights, international law, and the global community / Saul Takahashi --
Evil in the shadow : what Carl Jung can teach us about evil / Steven A. Rogers and Deborah A. Lowe --
Evil and the death instinct / Zvi Lothane --
The deletion of will from Freud's theorizing / Dan Merkur --
Is there really an evil force out there? / J. Harold Ellens. v. 3. Approaches, responses, solutions --
Avoidance and prevention / J. Harold Ellens --
Responses of narrative practice to the effects of evil / Suzanne M. Coyle --
The doubling of conscience in groups / Dan Merkur --
Punishment as a restraint of evil / David J. Jennings II [and others] --
The role of the church in mitigating evil / Myrna Pugh --
The role of religion in repelling evil : a Jungian perspective / Daryl S. Paulson --
My favorite enemy : a pastor's response on resolving evil / F. Morgan Roberts --
Forgiveness, reconciliation, and the hard march to peace / Everett L. Worthington Jr. and Peter J. Hampson --
Overcoming evil in I Peter / Peter Rodgers --
Biblical notions and admonitions on evil in Pauline literature / James A. Waddell --
Exorcising evil : the Bible and psychology on demon possession / Stephen J. Pullum --
Law as society's quest for integrity : more than a response to evil / Rafael Chodos --
How individuals cope with evil daily / Myrna Pugh --
Meaning as a restraint of evil / Daryl R. Van Tongeren [and others] --
Evil and positive psychology / Don E. Davis [and others] --
Evil in mind : psychopathy and anomalous cognitive processing / Kevin J. Eames --
Dealing constructively with sin and evil : biblical psychology against theology / Matthew B. Schwartz, Kalman J. Kaplan, and Elizabeth Recht-Jones --
Existential-integrative perspectives on the psychology of evil / Louis Hoffman [and others] --
A postmodern reaction to evil / Dirk Odendaal --
The future of evil, a lovers' quarrel / J. Harold Ellens.
Responsibility: J. Harold Ellens, editor.

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