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A history of Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim perspectives on war and peace

Author: J William Frost
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2004.
Series: Studies in religion and society (New York, N.Y.), v. 65.
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
History
Études comparatives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frost, J. William (Jerry William)
History of Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim perspectives on war and peace.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2004
(OCoLC)646876512
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J William Frost
ISBN: 0773465618 9780773465619 0773465634 9780773465633 088946863X 9780889468634
OCLC Number: 53975560
Description: 2 v. ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The Bible to 1914: Introduction: The past in the present --
PART ONE: ORIGINS: The Hebrew scriptures and war --
The New Testament and war --
The Greeks and war --
Rome: Pagan and Christian --
The religions of the East I: Hinduism --
The religions of the East I: Buddhism nonviolence and statecraft --
Islam in peace and war --
PART TWO: THE EURO-AMERICAN TRADITIONS: Medieval Europe --
Splintering of Christian tradition --
War and peace in the Age of Reason --
Revolutions as just war --
Religion, nationalism, and war in the Nineteenth Century --
A civilized way to peace --
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v. 2. A century of wars: PART THREE: A CENTURY OF WARS: World War I --
Searching for peace, finding war: 1920-1939 --World War II: the apotheosis of barbarity --
The Cold War: I: conventional weapons and wars --
The Cold War: II: Nuclear weapons --
PART FOUR: THE MIDDLE EAST: Religion and war in the creation of Israel --
Islam and modern war: Iran and Iraq --
The Gulf Wars against Iraq --
PART FIVE: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: The post Cold War world --
Concluding reflections: Religions, wars, and peaces.
Series Title: Studies in religion and society (New York, N.Y.), v. 65.
Responsibility: J. William Frost.

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