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Religion and violence

by Robert McAfee Brown

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 103-114.

    StatementRobert McAfee Brown.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT736.15 .B76 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2381807M
    ISBN 10066424078X
    LC Control Number87010476

    Sep 29,  · The second part of the book attempts to explore the ways in which religion, while inseparable from its sociopolitical origins, may also evolve to oppose, or find sanctuary from, dr-peshev.com: Salley Vickers. Apr 14,  · In exploring the connections between religion, violence and cities, the book probes the extent to which religion moderates or exacerbates violence in an increasingly urbanised world. Originating in a five year research project, Conflict in Cities and the Contested State, concerned with Belfast, Jerusalem and other ethno-nationally divided Book Edition: 1st Edition.

    Jan 24,  · Do religions justify and cause violence or are they more appropriately seen as forces for peace and tolerance? Featuring contributions from international experts in the field, this book explores the debate that has emerged in the context of secular modernity about whether religion is a primary cause of social division, conflict and war, or whether this is simply a distortion of the ‘true Cited by: Violence has always played a part in the religious imagination, from symbols and myths to legendary battles, from colossal wars to the theater of terrorism. The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence surveys intersections between religion and violence throughout history and around the dr-peshev.com:

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"One cannot but be impressed by the acumen and erudition of Hent de Vries' Religion and Violence, which is a very fine addition to contemporary continental European philosophy of religion It is a book well worth reading." (Brian Schroeder Ars Disputandi)Cited by: The Mercenary Mediterranean: Sovereignty, Religion, and Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon by Hussein Fancy | Sep 4, Paperback.

Apr 19,  · "The topic of religion and violence has become a prominent concern in religious studies, and, by linking sacrifice, religion, and violence, this book makes a valuable contribution to the field.

The book's handy format will make it a useful resource for general readers, scholars, and students."/5(6). Sep 28,  · "The essays in Cults, Religion, and Violence are marked by a degree of scholarship, sanity and balance that has so often been lacking in debates over these issues since the time of Jonestown.

Throughout the collection, the various authors succeed in applying critical good sense to even the most controversial of cult-related horror stories/5(2). In this volume, the authors attempt to speak freely about the potential in religions both for violence and peace.

I am confident that many impulses from this work will also impact the direction of churches and other religious communities, such that religions, all together, will try to mobilize the members of their communities to actively contribute to world peace. “I write nothing for publication, and last of all things should it be on the subject of religion.

On the dogmas of religion as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning of the world to this day, have been quarrelling, fighting, burning and torturing one another, for abstractions unintelligible to themselves and to all others, and absolutely beyond the comprehension.

The unmasking of the modern, secular, liberal myth of religious violence is scrumptious. The one flaw in the book, in my view, is the author's having bought too uncritically into the "Talal Asad" account of "religion" being a modern invention. There is truth to that, properly dr-peshev.com by: Each of these three books reveals that, while religion may be connected to violence and conflict, that connection throughout history has been mostly indirect.

Conflicts occur more often over resources, territory and power than over a religious imperative. This book argues that the myth of religious violence is a piece of Western folklore that underwrites Western violence.

The book shows that religion is not a universal and transhistorical phenomenon. Religion-and-violence theorists inevitably undermine their own distinctions.

Take, for example, sociologist Mark Juergensmeyer's book Terror in the Mind of God, perhaps the most widely influential academic book on religion and violence. Robert McAfee Brown's Religion and Violence is a comprehensive introduction to the ethical and moral questions that abound at the intersection of violence and religion.

Brown discusses such. Violence and the Sacred (French: La violence et le sacré) is a book about the sacred by the French critic René dr-peshev.com book received both positive reviews, which praised Girard's theory of the sacred, and more mixed assessments.

Some commentators have seen the book as a work that expresses or points toward a Christian religious dr-peshev.com: René Girard.

Robert McAfee Brown's Religion and Violence is a comprehensive introduction to the ethical and moral questions that abound at the intersection of violence and religion. Brown discusses such important issues as nuclear war, terrorism, capital punishment, and revolution/5.

Religion and Violence: Philosophical Perspectives from Kant to Derrida 's careful posing of such questions and rearticulations pioneers new modalities for. Violence has always played a part in the religious imagination, from symbols and myths to legendary battles, from colossal wars to the theater of terrorism.

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence offers intersections between religion and violence throughout history and around the world. Its forty chapters include overviews of major religious traditions, showing how violence is justified.

Introduction Sacred Violence and the Scholar of Religion as Public Intellectual Philip L. Tite Explanatory Approaches to Violence and Religion Violence Internal and External Robert Segal Rhetorical Reflections Savage Civil Religion Paul Christopher Johnson The Rhetoric of Evil and Eradicating Terrorism Caryn D.

Riswold The Tricks and Treats of. Robert McAfee Brown's Religion and Violence is a comprehensive introduction to the ethical and moral questions that abound at the intersection of violence and religion.

Brown discusses such important issues as nuclear war, terrorism, capital punishment, and dr-peshev.com: Westminster John Knox Press. Violence that is motivated by--and justified by--religious ideas, authorities and texts is everywhere around us.

Some say that the origins of religion and human violence are inherently connected, and that the explanation for religious violence lies at the heart of the religious imagination itself, others that human violence was there long before religion ever came about, being no more than an.

Apr 15,  · About this book. The timely Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who provide a coherent state of the art overview of the complex relationships between religion and violence.

This companion tackles one of the most important topics in the field of Religion in the twenty. The Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence - Google Books The timely Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who.

This explores the question of when and why violence by and against new religious cults erupts and whether and how such dramatic conflicts can be foreseen, managed and averted.

The authors, leading international experts on religious movements and violent behavior, focus on the four major episodes of cult violence during the last decade: the tragic conflagration that engulfed the Branch.Terrorists and peacemakers may grow up in the same community and adhere to the same religious tradition.

The killing carried out by one and the reconciliation fostered by the other indicate the range of dramatic and contradictory responses to human suffering by religious actors. Yet religion's ability to inspire violence is intimately related to its equally impressive power as a force for.Religion and Violence by Dominic Arcamone Book Resume: The aim of Religion and Violence is to engage dialectically key symbols of religiously motivated violence through the insights of Bernard Lonergan.

Sociologists and psychologists argue the link between religion and violence.