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Sacred fury : understanding religious violence

Author: Charles Selengut
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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History, marred with the actions of fundamentalist and extremist groups, continues to highlight religion as a cause for violent action. But how 'religious' is this violence? And what drives the faithful to attack in the name of their beliefs? Charles Selengut brings together approaches from a wide range of disciplines to comprehend forms of religious violence around the globe. Drawing on the Israeli-Palestinian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Selengut, Charles.
Sacred fury.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008
(DLC) 2007044225
(OCoLC)177070424
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Selengut
ISBN: 9781461642923 1461642922
OCLC Number: 680476385
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 237 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Fighting for God : scriptural obligations and holy wars --
Psychological perspectives --
Apocalyptic violence --
Civilizational clashes, culture wars, and religious violence --
Religious suffering, martyrdom, and sexual violence.
Responsibility: Charles Selengut.
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Charles Selengut's multidsciplinary approach to understanding the causes and effects of religious violence around the globe.  Read more...

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