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The Resource Holy War, Just War : Exploring the Moral Meaning of Religious Violence

Holy War, Just War : Exploring the Moral Meaning of Religious Violence

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Holy War, Just War : Exploring the Moral Meaning of Religious Violence
Title
Holy War, Just War
Title remainder
Exploring the Moral Meaning of Religious Violence
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Holy War, Just War explores the ""dark side"" in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism by examining how the concept of ultimate value contributes to religious violence
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Steffen, Lloyd
Dewey number
201.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Violence
  • Religion
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Holy War, Just War : Exploring the Moral Meaning of Religious Violence
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Publication
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Part I LIFE-AFFIRMING AND DEMONIC RELIGION: THE OPTION; Chapter One The Power and Danger of Religion; Proposition One: Religion Is Powerful; Proposition Two: Religion Is Dangerous; Ultimacy as Absolutism; Conclusion; Chapter Two Being Religious: The Life-Affirming Option; Life-Affirming Religion; The lure of Goodness: Where Religion and Ethics Meet; Conclusion; Chapter Three Being Religious: The Demonic Option; The Demonic as Fanaticism; What Is the Demonic?; Central Characteristics of the Demonic
  • Features of the Demonic: A SummaryDiscerning the Demonic and the Domination Ethic; Part II RELIGION AND THE RESTRAINT OF VIOLENCE; Chapter Four The Pacifist Option; Absolutist Pacifism; The Nonresistance of Leo Tolstoy; A Moral Critique of Absolutist Pacifism; Nonviolent Resistance to Evil; Chapter Five The Case of Holy War; Ancient Israel; Christianity; Islam; Islam and Generic Holy War; Jihad; Conclusion; Chapter Six The Case of Just War; Just War in Historical Perspective; A Contemporary Formulation of Just War Theory; A Defense of Just War as a Model for Moral Thinking
  • A life-Affirming Ethic: Presumptions and ExceptionsConclusion; Summary of the Argument; Absolutism: A Final Moral Reflection; Religion as a Moral Project; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn858230990
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461637394
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858230990
Label
Holy War, Just War : Exploring the Moral Meaning of Religious Violence
Publication
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Part I LIFE-AFFIRMING AND DEMONIC RELIGION: THE OPTION; Chapter One The Power and Danger of Religion; Proposition One: Religion Is Powerful; Proposition Two: Religion Is Dangerous; Ultimacy as Absolutism; Conclusion; Chapter Two Being Religious: The Life-Affirming Option; Life-Affirming Religion; The lure of Goodness: Where Religion and Ethics Meet; Conclusion; Chapter Three Being Religious: The Demonic Option; The Demonic as Fanaticism; What Is the Demonic?; Central Characteristics of the Demonic
  • Features of the Demonic: A SummaryDiscerning the Demonic and the Domination Ethic; Part II RELIGION AND THE RESTRAINT OF VIOLENCE; Chapter Four The Pacifist Option; Absolutist Pacifism; The Nonresistance of Leo Tolstoy; A Moral Critique of Absolutist Pacifism; Nonviolent Resistance to Evil; Chapter Five The Case of Holy War; Ancient Israel; Christianity; Islam; Islam and Generic Holy War; Jihad; Conclusion; Chapter Six The Case of Just War; Just War in Historical Perspective; A Contemporary Formulation of Just War Theory; A Defense of Just War as a Model for Moral Thinking
  • A life-Affirming Ethic: Presumptions and ExceptionsConclusion; Summary of the Argument; Absolutism: A Final Moral Reflection; Religion as a Moral Project; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn858230990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461637394
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858230990

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