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Violence in God's name : religion in an age of conflict

Author: Oliver J McTernan
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, 2003.
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"Politicians, the media, and religious leaders are all quick to assure us that religion has no share of the blame for the terrorist campaigns and the ethnic and inter-communal conflicts that increasingly threaten our peace and security. In a passionate and powerfully-written analysis Oliver McTernan argues that unless this mindset is challenged the world will never eliminate the threat of faith-inspired  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McTernan, Oliver J.
Violence in God's name.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, 2003
(OCoLC)891720376
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver J McTernan
ISBN: 1570755000 9781570755002
OCLC Number: 52335121
Description: xx, 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The clash of paradigms --
Religion matters --
Religion and the legitimization of violence --
Battles on sacred turf --
Poverty, tolerance, leadership --
The struggle for the global soul.
Responsibility: Oliver McTernan.
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"Politicians, the media, and religious leaders are all quick to assure us that religion has no share of the blame for the terrorist campaigns and the ethnic and inter-communal conflicts that increasingly threaten our peace and security. In a passionate and powerfully-written analysis Oliver McTernan argues that unless this mindset is challenged the world will never eliminate the threat of faith-inspired terror."--BOOK JACKET.

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