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

By: Juergensmeyer, Mark, Ed.
Contributor(s): Kitts, Margo, Ed | Jerryson, Michael K., Ed.
Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 2017Description: vi, 243 p.ISBN: 9780190649661.Subject(s): Violence | RELIGION / Comparative Religion | RELIGION / Religion, Politics & State | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Violence in SocietyDDC classification: 201.763 32 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- "The Enduring Relationship of Religion and Violence" -- Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts and Michael Jerryson -- 1. Hinduism -- "Violence and Nonviolence at the Heart of Hindu Ethics" -- Veena Das -- 2. Buddhism -- "Buddhist Traditions and Violence" -- Michael Jerryson -- 3. Sikhism -- "Sikhs and Violence" -- Cynthia Keppley Mahmood -- 4. Judaism -- "Religion and Violence in the Jewish Tradition" -- Ron Hassner and Gideon Aran -- 5. Christianity -- "Religion and Violence in Christianity" -- Lloyd Steffen -- 6. Islam -- "Muslim Engagement with Injustice and Violence" -- Bruce Lawrence -- 7. Africa -- "African Traditional Religion and Violence" -- Nathalie Wlodarczyk -- 8. Pacific Islands -- "Religion and Violence in Pacific Island Societies" -- Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart -- 9. China -- "Mutual Tolerance, State Persecution, and Martial Divinities in Chinese Religion" -- Meir Shahar -- Authors -- Index.
Summary: "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"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- "The Enduring Relationship of Religion and Violence" -- Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts and Michael Jerryson -- 1. Hinduism -- "Violence and Nonviolence at the Heart of Hindu Ethics" -- Veena Das -- 2. Buddhism -- "Buddhist Traditions and Violence" -- Michael Jerryson -- 3. Sikhism -- "Sikhs and Violence" -- Cynthia Keppley Mahmood -- 4. Judaism -- "Religion and Violence in the Jewish Tradition" -- Ron Hassner and Gideon Aran -- 5. Christianity -- "Religion and Violence in Christianity" -- Lloyd Steffen -- 6. Islam -- "Muslim Engagement with Injustice and Violence" -- Bruce Lawrence -- 7. Africa -- "African Traditional Religion and Violence" -- Nathalie Wlodarczyk -- 8. Pacific Islands -- "Religion and Violence in Pacific Island Societies" -- Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart -- 9. China -- "Mutual Tolerance, State Persecution, and Martial Divinities in Chinese Religion" -- Meir Shahar -- Authors -- Index.

"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"--

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