Religion and the Legitimation of Violence in the Contemporary World: a comparative analysis

Ballard, Roger

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The document is a review of historical variations in the nexus between religion and violence in the Christian, Muslim and Hindu traditions presented as a background to the growing impact of Protestant-inspired neo-fundamentalism in all three of these traditions during the course of the the past century.

Document type: Article
Date: 2005
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 11 February 2009
Faculties / Institutes: Organisations / Associations / Foundations > Centre for Applied South Asian Studies (CASAS)
DDC-classification: Religion
Controlled Subjects: Religion, Gewalt, Christentum, Islam, Hinduismus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tradition, Religion , Violence , Christianity , Islam , Hinduism , Tradition
Subject (classification): Religion and Philosophy
Countries/Regions: South Asia
other countries
Series: Themen > CASAS Online Papers: Religion
Volume: 4
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