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Encyclopedia of Religion and War: Volume 5 of Religion & Society

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and War, the fifth volume in the acclaimed Religion and Society series, explores the complex relationship between religion and war, including religion as a source of conflict and the role war holds in the development and spread of religion.

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From the Byzantine-Muslim War of 645 to today’s conflicts in the Middle East, religion has played a powerful and critical role in many wars throughout history. The Encyclopedia of Religion and War, the fifth volume in the acclaimed Religion and Society series, explores the complex relationship between religion and war, including religion as a source of conflict and the role war holds in the development and spread of religion. In light of the on-going conflicts in the world today, this volume is both timely and valuable for all students, scholars, and general readers interested in history, sociology, current events, and politics, as well as religion. This exceptional A-Z reference delves into a variety of historical and global issues, including warrior cults, genocides, Northern Ireland, Holy War, assassins, religious feminism and war, Taliban, pacificism, the Holy Roman Empire, and much more. With its unique cross-cultural and international scope, the Encyclopedia of Religion and War is an essential resource for all reference collections.

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Format

,

Editor

Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez, Youngstown State University

ISBN

9780415942461

Copyright

2003

Edition

First

Volumes

1

Pages

512