The Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence, The

The Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence, The

Editor(s): Andrew R. Murphy

Published Online: 20 APR 2011 09:52AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405191319

Online ISBN: 9781444395747

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395747

About this Book

The timely Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who provide a coherent state of the art overview of the complex relationships between religion and violence.

  • This companion tackles one of the most important topics in the field of Religion in the twenty-first century, pulling together a unique collection of cutting-edge work
  • A focused collection of high-quality scholarship provides readers with a state-of-the-art account of the latest work in this field
  • The contributors are broad-ranging, international, and interdisciplinary, and include historians, political scientists, religious studies scholars, sociologists, anthropologists, theologians, scholars of women's and gender studies and communication

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: “Religion” and “Violence”: Defining Terms, Defining Relationships

  2. Part II: Disciplinary Perspectives

  3. Part III: Traditions and Movements, Concepts and Themes

  4. Part IV: Case Studies: Religion and Violence, Past and Present

  5. Part V: Future Prospects: Beyond Violence?

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