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Violence and the World's Religious Traditions: An Introduction - Juergensmeyer, Mark (Editor), and Kitts, Margo (Editor), and Jerryson, Michael (Editor)
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Though much has been written about particular forms of violence related to religion, such as sacrificial rites and militant martyrdom, there have been few efforts to survey the phenomena in all of the world's major religious traditions, historically and in the present, viewing the subject in personal as well as social dimensions, and covering both literary themes and political conflicts. This compact collection of essays provides such an overview. Each of the essays explores the ways in which violence is justified within ...

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Violence and the World's Religious Traditions: An Introduction 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190649661

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Violence and the World's Religious Traditions: An Introduction 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190649654

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