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The Violence of God & the War on Terror

by Jeremy Young

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Published by Seabury Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - Episcopalian,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNorman K. Gottwald (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12441725M
    ISBN 101596270853
    ISBN 109781596270855
    OCLC/WorldCa179794966

    Systematic Theology Bible/Bibliology Doctrine of God/Theology Humanity/Anthropology Sin/Harmartiology Jesus Christ/Christology Holy Spirit/Pneumatology Salvation/Soteriology Angels and Demons/Angelology The Church/Ecclesiology End Times/Eschatology Israel/Israelology Rewards/Misthology Other Systematics.   In the wake of the attacks of 9/11, President George W. Bush called for a global 'War on Terror,' launching an ongoing effort to thwart terrorists before they act.

    Book Description. This book examines the role of collective violence in the achievement of solidarity, shedding light on the difficulty faced by sociology in theorizing violence and warfare as a result of the discipline’s tendency to idealize society in an attempt to legitimize the idea of progressive social change. Violence, War & Terrorism - Kids: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. Heroes of 9/11 (Ten True Tales by Allan Zullo. Paperback $ Available Online. Add to Wishlist.

      As a comparative cultural study of religious terrorism, Mark Juergensmeyer attempts to explain how and why religion and violence are linked. Juergensmeyer analyzes recent incidents of global religious terrorism in order to illumine overarching patterns that heighten the risk of religious by: This time around, magical forces (that is, children) were supposed to save us from the gun control debate. There was something unsettling or self-serving about the excess of praise adults heaped on the Stoneman Douglas students who boarded charter buses bound for the Tallahassee statehouse just a few days after watching their classmates die. “This shooting is different from the other ones.


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The Violence of God & the War on Terror by Jeremy Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars The Violence of God and the War on Terror Reviewed in the United States on Febru A troubling book that brings up some very valid points. Well worth the read.4/5(1). The Violence of God & the War on Terror book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Jeremy Young seeks to identify how cycles of abusi /5(4).

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Book Information Jeremy Young Foreword by Prof. Norman K. Gottwald Using the analogy of an abusive human relationship, Young traces the influence of the psychology of such behavior on the major monotheistic religions.

concept of God and concludes that such imagery generates violence in the name of God in the contemporary world, including in "the war on terror.". Using the analogy of an abusive human relationship, Young traces the influence of the psychology of such behavior on the major monotheistic religions' concept of God and concludes that such imagery generates violence in the name of God in the contemporary world, including in "the war on terror.".

Likewise, terrorism and counter-terrorism both employ similar God language to justify horrendous acts of violence. This is true not only of "rogue states" but also of Western leaders who use religious language on the eve of battle.

In response to today's culture of terror, Griffith points the way to a theology of peace. In his new book, Anglican priest and psychoanalyst Jeremy Young reveals how the "abusive" God of the Bible, who was like a wife-beating husband to His Jewish and Christian followers, is the sordid inspiration for the endless U.S.

War on Terror. Called "The Violence of God and the War on Terror," Young's revelation understandably is getting appreciative reviews from the Religious Left on both sides of the. The result is a stirring message for our day: rather than serving as an incitement to violence, the biblical concept of "the terror of God" stands as a renunciation of all violence -- and of death.

Walid Shoebat and Joel Richardson's God's War on Terror is a comprehensive analysis of Bible prophecy viewed through a Middle Eastern lens. The resulting picture will displease those who are wedded to the conventional but false Eurocentric view of prophecy with it's European Anti-Christ and Global New Age/Roman Catholic false religion (Think "Left Behind")/5().

Likewise, terrorism and counter-terrorism both employ similar God language to justify horrendous acts of violence. This is true not only of "rogue states" but also of Western leaders who use religious language on the eve of battle.

The focus on religion as a major cause of wars, terrorism and other forms of political violence obscures the more secular, mundane and specific causes of. He talks about the difference between religious and political terrorism and says that religious terrorism is far more dangerous and the terrorists are more likely to use extreme violence because there are not as many curbs on what they can do if God has commanded it.

This book examines the role of collective violence in the achievement of solidarity, shedding light on the difficulty faced by sociology in theorizing violence and warfare as a result of the discipline’s tendency to idealize society in an attempt to legitimize the idea of progressive social : Michael Blain, Angeline Kearns-Blain.

Reviews the book 'The War on Terrorism and the Terror of God,' by Lee Griffith. This is not a book about small guerrilla bands of terrorists nor about so-called "Islamic terrorists" - it is a cogent, open-eyed analysis of a worldwide epidemic of violence. In a discussion that will no doubt be controversial, Griffith argues that terrorism and counter-terrorism are identical phenomena when viewed at the spiritual : No, not just another book on the war on terror, but a succinct and subtly new approach to the way we perceive our belief in the image and nature of God.

All religions advocate peace, yet the growing significance of the connection between violence and religion cannot be denied. The result is a stirring message for our day: rather than serving as an incitement to violence, the biblical concept of "the terror of God" stands as a renunciation of all violence -- and of death itself.

Posing a radical faith for radical times, "The War onTerrorism and the Terror of God is sure to generate discussion from every quarter. The book examines how state counter-terrorism strategies are invariably underpinned by terror, in the form of state political violence.

This book will be of great interest to students of critical terrorism studies, political violence, war and conflict studies, sociology. ANALYSIS/OPINION: VIOLENCE, TERROR, GENOCIDE, AND WAR IN THE HOLY BOOKS AND IN THE DECADES AHEAD. By T.P. Schwartz-Barcott. Teneo Press, $29, pagesAuthor: Joshua Sinai.

In he published Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence, a comparative study of religious terrorism. It was named as a notable book of the year by The Washington Post. The revised fourth edition was published in.

Much of Sharif’s work focuses on the violence of language (and the language of war), so it seems fitting that this poem would have such a visceral and devastating effect upon my body (my skin, my heart rate). I shook. I shuddered.

I nearly wept. Kafka once said “A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.” Look is one of these books. War on terrorism, term used to describe the American-led global counterterrorism campaign launched in response to the terrorist attacks of Septem In its scope, expenditure, and impact on international relations, the war on terrorism was comparable to the Cold War; it was intended to represent a new phase in global political relations and has had important consequences.

Likewise, terrorism and counter-terrorism both employ similar God language to justify horrendous acts of violence. This is true not only of "rogue states" but also of Western leaders who use religious language on the eve of : $