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Violence and the world's religious traditions : an introduction / edited by Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts, and Michael Jerryson.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
vi, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"An introductory survey of the whole field of study of religion and violence. It includes overviews of major religious traditions, and it analyzes patterns and themes relating to religious violence. It also explores major analytic approaches, and forges new directions in the study of this important emerging field"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The enduring relationship of religion and violence / Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts, and Michael Jerryson -- Violence and nonviolence at the heart of Hindu ethics / Veena Das -- Buddhist traditions and violence / Michael Jerryson -- Sikh traditions and violence / Cynthia Keppley Mahmood -- Religion and violence in the Jewish tradition / Ron E. Hassner and Gideon Aran -- Religion and violence in Christianity / Lloyd Steffen -- Muslim engagement with injustice and violence / Bruce B. Lawrence -- African traditional religion and violence / Nathalie Wlodarczyk -- Religion and violence in Pacific Island societies / Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart -- Violence in Chinese traditions / Meir Shahar.
Subject(s):
ViolenceReligious aspects [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780190649661 ((paperback))
  • 0190649666 ((paperback))
  • 9780190649654 ((cloth))
  • 0190649658 ((cloth))
  • ((updf))
  • ((epub))
LCCN:
2016033664
OCLC:
953707387
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