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Violence as worship : religious wars in the age of globalization

Author: Hans G Kippenberg
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011.
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The book views religious violence as a special type of social action and analyzes the world views and scripts of modern militant religious communities as well as those of their opponents.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans G Kippenberg
ISBN: 9780804768726 0804768722 9780804768733 0804768730
OCLC Number: 612348841
Notes: "Originally published in German under the title Gewalt als Gottesdienst."
Description: viii, 286 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Violence as communal religious action --
The growth of religious communities in the age of globalization --
Conflicts with alternative religious communities in the United States in 1978 and 1993 --
Every day 'Ashura, every tomb Karbalā : Iran, 1977-1981 --
"The party of God" intervenes in the war : Lebanon, 1975-2000 --
Israel's wars of redemption --
Fighting for Palestine as waqf --
American evangelicals prepare the eschatological battlefield in Palestine --
September 11, 2001 : a raid on the path of God --
The U.S. war on terror : war without limits or borders --
Concluding remarks : wars of religion in the age of globalization.
Other Titles: Gewalt als Gottesdienst.
Responsibility: Hans G. Kippenberg ; translated by Brian McNeil.

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"Hans Kippenberg's Violence as Worship: Religious Wars in the Age of Globalization offers an insightful and fresh perspective using a historically detailed sociology ... Well-written and Read more...

 
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