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Weapon of peace : how religious liberty combats terrorism

Author: Nilay Saiya
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Religious terrorism poses a significant challenge for many countries around the world. Extremists who justify violence in God's name can be found in every religious tradition, and attacks perpetrated by faith-based militants have increased dramatically over the past three decades. Given the reality of religious terrorism today, it would seem counterintuitive that the best weapon against violent religious extremism  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nilay Saiya
ISBN: 9781108474313 1108474314
OCLC Number: 1032582028
Description: x, 231 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Religious resurgence, repression and resistance --
A global view of religious repression and terrorism --
Minority religious discrimination and terrorism across faith traditions --
Majority religious cooptation, terrorism and the Arab Spring --
A weapon of peace --
Religious liberty and American foreign policy.
Responsibility: Nilay Saiya.

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Weapon of Peace will be of much interest to policymakers, journalists, missionaries, human rights activists, people of faith and anyone interested in the intersection of religion and government. It  Read more...

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'Weapon of Peace is an extraordinarily refreshing and rare achievement . Just as the early-modern 'Wars of Religion' taught generations of Europeans that schemes of religious conformity would only Read more...

 
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