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The Resource The myth of religious violence : secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict, William T. Cavanaugh

The myth of religious violence : secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict, William T. Cavanaugh

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The myth of religious violence : secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict
Title
The myth of religious violence
Title remainder
secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict
Statement of responsibility
William T. Cavanaugh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author argues against the belief that religion is universal to all human cultures and eras, discussing how Western cultures distinguish a difference between what is secular and what is religion, and examining how the West uses the idea of religious violence as a justification for peacekeeping, whereas religious violence from other social orders is often considered fanatical
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Cavanaugh, William T.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Violence
  • Religion and politics
  • Religion
Label
The myth of religious violence : secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict, William T. Cavanaugh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The anatomy of the myth -- The invention of religion -- The creation myth of the wars of religion -- The uses of the myth
Control code
ocn291193664
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780195385045
Label
The myth of religious violence : secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict, William T. Cavanaugh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The anatomy of the myth -- The invention of religion -- The creation myth of the wars of religion -- The uses of the myth
Control code
ocn291193664
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780195385045

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