Religion and Violence

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  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence: Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing book cover

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence

    Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing

    By Gina Messina-Dysert

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture—from a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
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  • Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God book cover

    Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God

    By Mario I Aguilar

    If God can be used by the powerful to justify violence in the name of order, he can also be used by the weak to illuminate the position of the victims of political conflict. Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God explores the theological possibilities of a God who is a prisoner and a victim of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
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  • U.S. War-Culture, Sacrifice and Salvation book cover

    U.S. War-Culture, Sacrifice and Salvation

    By Kelly Denton-Borhaug

    The military-industrial complex in the United States has grown exponentially in recent decades, yet the realities of war remain invisible to most Americans. The U.S has created a culture in which sacrificial rhetoric is the norm when dealing in war. This culture has been enabled because popular…

    Paperback – 2011-11-01
    Routledge
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  • A Cry for Dignity: Religion, Violence and the Struggle of Dalit Women in India book cover

    A Cry for Dignity

    Religion, Violence and the Struggle of Dalit Women in India

    By Mary Grey

    There are over two-hundred million Dalits– people designated as "untouchable" – across South Asia. Dalit women are subject to greater oppression than men: many are denied access to education, meaningful employment and healthcare and are subjected to temple prostitution and rape. A Cry for Dignity…

    Paperback – 2010-09-21
    Routledge
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  • The Real Peace Process: Worship, Politics and the End of Sectarianism book cover

    The Real Peace Process

    Worship, Politics and the End of Sectarianism

    By Siobhan Garrigan

    The Good Friday Agreement resulted in the cessation of paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland. However, prejudice and animosity between Protestants and Catholics remains. The Real Peace Process draws on extensive fieldwork in Protestant and Catholic churches across Ireland to analyse how…

    Paperback – 2010-09-03
    Routledge
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  • Faith-Based War: From 9/11 to Catastrophic Success in Iraq book cover

    Faith-Based War

    From 9/11 to Catastrophic Success in Iraq

    By T. Walter Herbert

    The American invasion of Iraq was largely governed by faith-based policy. The "shock and Awe" strategy, alongside a grossly mismanaged occupation, led to the loss of American lives. Faith-Based War presents an analysis of the imperialist Christian militarism behind the Bush Administration. America’…

    Paperback – 2009-10-01
    Routledge
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  • In Search of Solutions: The Problem of Religion and Conflict book cover

    In Search of Solutions

    The Problem of Religion and Conflict

    By Clinton Bennett

    Religion has played a role in conflict throughout history, with religious scriptures often being used to justify violence. In Search of Solutions evaluates the role of religion in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Israel-Palestine. The book argues that religion has a tendency towards conflict and that…

    Paperback – 2008-04-15
    Routledge
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  • America, Amerikkka: Elect Nation and Imperial Violence book cover

    America, Amerikkka

    Elect Nation and Imperial Violence

    By Rosemary Radford Ruether

    America views itself as a nation inhabiting a "promised land" and enjoying a favoured relation with God. This view of unique election has been coupled with racial exclusivism and the marginalization of non-white citizens.America, Amerikkka traces the historical and ideological patterns behind…

    Paperback – 2007-01-01
    Routledge
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  • Reweaving the Relational Mat: A Christian Response to Violence Against Women from Oceania book cover

    Reweaving the Relational Mat

    A Christian Response to Violence Against Women from Oceania

    By Joan Filemoni-Tofaeono, Lydia Johnson

    Reweaving the Relational Mat is an integrative response to the problem of violence against women which grounds theological and sociological analysis in the praxis of Oceanian Christian women's experiences of violence. It focuses on the collusion of the church in the problem of violence against…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01
    Routledge
    Religion and Violence