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War and religion

a sociological study

by Eli Mayer

  • 231 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Religious aspects.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14047981M
    LC Control Number18012850


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War and religion by Eli Mayer Download PDF EPUB FB2

'The Religion War' is great entertainment, where 'Gods Debris' is mostly philosophy. This book is an action fantasy novel, set in the near future, and the story really rocks.

The pace is fast, the characters are interesting, and the messages are powerful/5(78). In this provocative book, historian Meic Pearse debunks the common misconception that religion causes war.

He argues that while religion is often a significant generator of armed conflict both in the past and in the present, the two principal causes of human warfare are in fact culture and greed for territory, resources or power/5(4).

This book is the sequel to one of my favorite book's of all time God's Debris by the creator of Dilbert and social commentator Scott Adams. The Religion War picks up a generation later as the delivery man from the first book becomes the new Avatar (a person who has the most knowledge in the world).

I liked this book, however I was a bit disappointed in its lack of scale/5. The book consists War and religion book seventeen chapters structured into five parts.

Part one is just one chapter by Nicholas Farrelly and provides a lively introduction to the collection that has been categorized into three key topics: war, politics, and religion (p.7). War, Religion and Empire book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What are international orders, how are they destroyed, and how ca /5(7).

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The sixteen essays in this volume, all previously unpublished, address the little considered question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War.

The authors show that religion, understood in its broadest context as a culture and community of faith, was found wherever the war was found. Comprising essays by such scholars as Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Drew Gilpin Faust, Mark Noll Reviews: 1.

The Art of War. Warrior-philosopher Sun Tzu's venerable classic known as The Art of War is one of the most influential books of strategy ever written, as eagerly studied by modern business and political leaders as it was by military commanders in ancient times.

At its heart, it is a study of the anatomy of conflict and competition in every form, as relevant to the battlefield as to. The book’s most violent character—who is also the closest thing American War has to a heroine—is not a believer; there is no investigation of deeply held beliefs and what they might entail.

The book is HarperOne’s first on religion and war, Freet says, and a rare examination of war through a religious, though critical, lens. “We are still living in the shadow of World War I. WBO Student Loading. Similarly, the vast numbers of genocides (those killed in ethic cleanses, purges, etc.

that are not connected to a declared war) are not based on religion. It's estimated that over million civilians were killed in genocides in the 20th century alone, with nearly million killed by the Communist states of USSR and : Rabbi Alan Lurie.

War, Religion, and Publishing I've deliberately held off commenting on the horrific attack America has experienced because I wanted to let my emotions subside a bit and be able to think about the "who, what, why, and how" of this new "Twilight War" that is now upon us with a vengeance.

According to Adams, The Religion War targets “bright readers with short attention spans-everyone from lazy students to busy book clubs.” But while the book may be a three-hour read, it’s packed with concepts that will be discussed long after, including a list of “Questions to Ponder in the Shower” that reinforce the story’s purpose.

Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: Marriage and Divorce; Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: Laws; Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: Treaties and Alliances; Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: War; Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: Religion; Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: Peroration; Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: More's Concluding Observation.

Hindus and Muslims may have used the language of religion as a rallying cry, but to call the War of Independence of simply a religious war is missing the point. The plain fact is the British Raj was ruthless, arrogant and exploitative.

The war on Christmas is now the war on Easter. In a national survey of regular churchgoers released last week, 12% reported that in-person services are still going on at their houses of worship.

"Religion and the Cold War is an admirable collection"--Journal of Interdisciplinary History "I highly recommend this book."--Journal of Church and State "Religion and the Cold War is a crucial reminder that religion shaped the international context of the Cold War for both the United States and the Soviet Union in the decades following World.

Some of the contributions to the volume directly challenge the idea that religion ceased to play a role in war and foreign policy.

Others confirm the traditional view that religion did not play a dominant role afterbut seek to re-evaluate its significance and thereby redefine religious influences on policy in.

Religion and the American Civil War / Phillip Shaw Paludan --The Bible and slavery / Mark A. Noll --Religion in the collapse of the American union / Eugene D.

Genovese --Church, honor, and secession / Bertram Wyatt-Brown --The coming of the Lord: the Northern Protestant clergy and the Civil War crisis / George M. Fredrickson --"Wholesome. Atheists and secular humanists consistently make the claim that religion is the #1 cause of violence and war throughout the history of mankind.

One of hatetheism's key cheerleaders, Sam Harris, says in his book The End of Faith that faith and religion are “the most prolific source of violence in our history.” 1. “The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin.

Hence it is a subject of inquiry. Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion (Nick Cheesman and Nicholas Farrelly*, eds.) is the most recent output of the continuing Myanmar Update (formerly Burma Update) conference series run by Australia National University.

The volume offers seventeen chapters written by native Myanmar and non-Myanmar scholars selected from the participants at Myanmar Update   vii, pages: 23 cm "The Taliban explores what the Taliban stand for and the factors leading to their rapid rise. It describes the war which continues to afflict the Afghan people as well as the geo-political context and part played by vertain powers in the region, and by the United States, in the Taliban's dramatic expansion."--Page 4 of coverPages:   Question: "Is religion the cause of most wars?" Answer: To be sure, many conflicts throughout history have been ostensibly for religious reasons, with many different religions involved.

For example, in Christianity, there occurred (just to name a few): • The Crusades — A series of campaigns from the 11th to the 13th centuries with the stated goal of reconquering the Holy Land from Muslim. The book comprises fifteen chapters arranged in three sections: “War and Order,” “Elections and After,” and “Us and Them.” As noted by Nicholas Farrelly, one of the editors, Myanmar is undergoing a political transition after more than half a century of military dictatorship, and.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Loisy, Alfred, War and religion. Oxford, B.H. Blackwell, (OCoLC) Document Type. Although seen widely as the twentieth-century's great religious war, as a conflict between the god-fearing and the godless, the religious dimension of the Cold War has never been subjected to a scholarly critique.

This unique study shows why religion is a key Cold War variable. A specially. Wars of Religion, (–98) conflicts in France between Protestants and Roman Catholics.

The spread of French Calvinism persuaded the French ruler Catherine de Médicis to show more tolerance for the Huguenots, which angered the powerful Roman Catholic Guise family.

Its partisans massacred a Huguenot congregation at Vassy (), causing an uprising in the provinces. Buy a cheap copy of The Religion War book by Scott Adams. With publication of The Religion War, millions of long-time fans of Scott Adams's Dilbert cartoons and business best sellers will have to admit that the literary Free shipping over $/5(5).

RNS: If religion influenced WWI, did war also affect religion. PJ: This is the major theme of my book --that the war utterly reshaped several of the world’s great religions. Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence.

It is also commonly regarded as consisting of the way people deal with ultimate concerns about their lives and their fate after many traditions, this relation and these concerns are expressed in terms of one’s relationship with or attitude.

The first part tells how human civilization thrived for 3 million years before war. The second begins 6, years ago when the very first war divided the world. A book of history, science and philosophy by Pulitzer Prize-nominated Canadian journalist Barry Brown. Now on Amazon. Beautifully illustrated with over photos, maps and paintings.

Selected as a CHOICE Oustanding Title, The Encyclopedia of War covers the history of warfare from ancient times to the present day across the globe. The encyclopedia provides an overview of the most important events, people, and terms associated with warfare, from the Punic Wars to the Mongol conquest of China and the War on Terror; from the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman ‘the Magnificent.

Jenkins’s most important contribution comes in the book’s second half, as he surveys what the war did to religion. Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Hinduism all experienced upheaval. So, while I don't agree that only religion causes conflict, I'd argue that all mass murder and war are fought in the name of a bigger-than-self philosophy or idea.

In Religion and the Cold War, Philip Muehlenbeck assembles an international team of specialists to explore how religion informed the ideological and military clashes across the globe in the second half of the twentieth century.

Students and scholars will find in this volume a level of comprehensiveness rarely achieved in Cold War studies. Prayer in War Room is a solitary endeavor, though hardly ascetic, considering the officially branded Battle Plan Prayer Cards and Sticky Notes.

“Conflict in Myanmar is a timely collection of first-rate essays, looking in-depth at the dynamics of war and peace, identity, religion, and nationalism that are re-fashioning the country today.

The old Myanmar story of dictators versus democrats is quickly fading. This book’s combined analysis gives us an intimation of what might come next.”. A History of Religion in America: From the First Settlements through the Civil War provides comprehensive coverage of the history of religion in America from the pre-colonial era through the aftermath of the Civil War.

It explores major religious groups in the United States and the Pages:. Civil War Saints begins with a detailed timeline that provides a summary of U.S. and Utah Territory events associated with the war. The book’s authors outline how the Utah War () directly affected the Civil War, explore the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and the Mormons, and explain the history and use of Joseph Smith's "Civil.

Sri Lanka: Civil War Along Ethno-religious Lines August 1, This case study addresses the underlying ethnic and religious tensions behind the Sri Lankan Civil War (), a conflict led by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) on behalf of the Hindu Tamil minority against the Sri Lankan government and the Buddhist Sinhalese majority.

About the Book. Will the religious confrontations with secular authorities around the world lead to a new Cold War? Mark Juergensmeyer paints a provocative picture of the new religious revolutionaries altering the political landscape in the Middle .