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The Resource The path to salvation : religious violence from the Crusades to Jihad, Heather Selma Gregg

The path to salvation : religious violence from the Crusades to Jihad, Heather Selma Gregg

Label
The path to salvation : religious violence from the Crusades to Jihad
Title
The path to salvation
Title remainder
religious violence from the Crusades to Jihad
Statement of responsibility
Heather Selma Gregg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wake of 9/11, policy analysts, journalists, and academics have tried to make sense of the rise of militant Islam, particularly its role as a motivating and legitimating force for violence against the United States. The general perception is that Islam is more violence-prone than other religions and that scripture and beliefs within the faith, such as the doctrines of jihad and martyrdom, demonstrate the inherently violent nature of Islam. Here, however, Heather S. Gregg draws comparisons across religious traditions to investigate common causes of religious violence. The author sets side
Cataloging source
CNSPO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregg, Heather S
Dewey number
201/.76332
Index
index present
LC call number
BL65.V55
LC item number
G74 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violence
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Violence
Label
The path to salvation : religious violence from the Crusades to Jihad, Heather Selma Gregg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Religion: Love, Peace, and the Two Salvations; 2. The Causes of Religious Violence: From Social Movements to Hastening the Apocalypse; 3. The Christian Crusades: From Pilgrims to Holy Warriors; 4. Ayodhya: The Hindu Nationalist Battle for Hindutva; 5. Buddhist Violence in Sri Lanka: Defending the Dhammadipa; 6. Defending the Dar al Islam: Jihads in the Nineteenth Century and Today; 7. Zion: The Battle to Define the Jewish Nation and State; 8. How Religious Violence Ends: Spiritualizing the Battle; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D
  • Ef; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; v; w; y; z
Control code
872703033
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612346618
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872703033
Label
The path to salvation : religious violence from the Crusades to Jihad, Heather Selma Gregg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Religion: Love, Peace, and the Two Salvations; 2. The Causes of Religious Violence: From Social Movements to Hastening the Apocalypse; 3. The Christian Crusades: From Pilgrims to Holy Warriors; 4. Ayodhya: The Hindu Nationalist Battle for Hindutva; 5. Buddhist Violence in Sri Lanka: Defending the Dhammadipa; 6. Defending the Dar al Islam: Jihads in the Nineteenth Century and Today; 7. Zion: The Battle to Define the Jewish Nation and State; 8. How Religious Violence Ends: Spiritualizing the Battle; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D
  • Ef; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; v; w; y; z
Control code
872703033
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612346618
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872703033

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