Fighting Words

Fighting Words

Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts

eBook - 2012
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One of the critical issues in interreligious relations today is the connection, both actual and perceived, between sacred sources and the justification of violent acts as divinely mandated. Fighting Words makes solid text-based scholarship accessible to the general public, beginning with the premise that a balanced approach to religious pluralism in our world must build on a measured, well-informed response to the increasingly publicized and sensationalized association of terrorism and large-scale violence with religion. In his introduction, Renard provides background on the major scrip.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2012
ISBN: 9781283835626
1283835622
9780520954083
0520954084
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 254 pages)
Additional Contributors: Renard, John 1944-

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