Religion, terror and violence

Religion, terror and violence

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September 11 and the subsequent War on Terror continues to cast a long shadow over the world. Religion, Terror and Violence brings together a group of distinguished scholars from a range of backgrounds and disciplines to explore the claim that acts of violence - most spectacularly the attack of September 11, 2001 and the international reaction to it - were intimately linked to cultural and social authorizing processes that could be called 'religious.' This book provides a nuanced but incisive insight into the reaction of the discipline of religious studies to the post 9/11 world.Commented Rick Schmidt, founder of the International Hummer Owners Group, aquot; In my humble opinion, the H2 is an ... on the Hummer and drive down the road and everyone is honking and waving at youaquot; {The New York Times, April 5, 2003) . 21 Black Hawk Down was reportedly used both as a aquot;pep rallyaquot; before going into battle for troops stationed in Iraq, and as a aquot;how-toaquot; manual by Iraqi resistance.

Title:Religion, terror and violence
Author:Bryan S. Rennie, Philip L. Tite
Publisher: - 2008


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