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Belief and Bloodshed: Religion and Violence across Time and Tradition [Hardcover]

By James K. Wellman Jr. (Author)
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Item Number 150265  
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Item Specifications...

Pages   280
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.01" Width: 6.69" Height: 1"
Weight:   1.16 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Mar 1, 2007
Publisher   Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN  0742558231  
EAN  9780742558236  


Availability  133 units.
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Item Description...
Overview
Intended for students as well as scholars of religion and violence, Belief and Bloodshed discusses how the relationship between religion and violence is not unique to a post-9/11 world-it has existed throughout all of recorded history and culture. The book makes clear the complex interactions between religion, violence, and politics to show that religion as always innocent or always evil is misguided, and that rationalizations by religion for political power and violence are not new. Chronologically organized, the book shows religiously motivated violence across a variety of historical periods and cultures, moving from the ancient to medieval to the modern world, ending with an essay comparing the speeches of an ancient king to the speeches of the current U.S. President.

Publishers Description
Intended for students as well as scholars of religion and violence, Belief and Bloodshed discusses how the relationship between religion and violence is not unique to a post-9/11 world it has existed throughout all of recorded history and culture. The book makes clear the complex interactions between religion, violence, and politics to show that religion as always innocent or always evil is misguided, and that rationalizations by religion for political power and violence are not new. Chronologically organized, the book shows religiously motivated violence across a variety of historical periods and cultures, moving from the ancient to medieval to the modern world, ending with an essay comparing the speeches of an ancient king to the speeches of the current U.S. President."

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