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The Destructive Power of Religion

Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam [4 volumes] (Contemporary Psychology)

by J. Harold Ellens

  • 157 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious conflict,
  • Violence in society,
  • Psychology,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • General,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Violence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289441M
    ISBN 10027597958X
    ISBN 109780275979584

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    Mar 21,  · Religion explained: the evolutionary origins of religious thought User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Utilizing cross-cultural studies and a multidisciplinary approach, anthropologist Boyer (research fellow, Inst. of Cognitive Science, Lyon, . The destructive power of religion: violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. [J Harold Ellens;] -- "Hailed in reviews as "unsettling but thought-provoking," "compelling," and "critical coverage," the set from which these chapters were drawn has a core theme that demonstrates the three major.


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of Near Eastern studies, Univ. It is this reality of religious violence, and the motivations behind it, that The Destructive Power of Religion: Violence in Judaism, Christianity and Islam seeks to address. In the introduction to the book, editor Ellens points out that religious brutality is something of which each of us is guilty, and something that each of us has suffered.

Aug 01,  · Book burnings thus are but another instance in history where the destructive is clad in the language of virtue, where evil is camouflaged as a good.

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The book takes the view that while the impact of Islamic State violence has dramatically demonstrated the destructive power of religious extremism for contemporary western societies, there are also good grounds for the latter to examine the extent to which their laws and policies – nationally and internationally – are contributing to religion’s currently destabilizing social role.

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The term higher power, or HP, is used throughout the Big Book of AA to reference the power that was greater than they were. The founders of AA describe their higher power as God, and they say many of them believed in the Christian God. But they make it clear that not everyone must believe in that god to achieve a spiritual awakening.

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REVIEW: "The Destructive Power of Religion. Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam(4 vols.)" Article (PDF Available) in International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 15(4) The false church or "harlot" described in verse 15 sits in religious power over multitudes of nations and tongues.

Remember, this system is called "a dwelling place of demons, a prison for every foul spirit, and a cage for every unclean and hated bird!" (Revelation ).

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In their book, Religion and Politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald and Allison Calhoun-Brown reference a different theory: that the most-committed members of a church are more likely than.Title: The Destructive Power of Religion: Models and cases of violence in religion Contemporary psychology Volume 3 of The Destructive Power of Religion: Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, The Destructive Power of Religion: Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, ISBN X, Volume 3 of The Psychology of Resolving Global Conflicts: From War .The Destructive Power of Religion: Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Volume 4 - Contemporary views on spirituality and violence.

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