Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Sacred Fury : Understanding Religious Violence (Paperback) (Charles Selengut)

Sacred Fury : Understanding Religious Violence (Paperback) (Charles Selengut) - image 1 of 1

About this item

History, marred with the actions of fundamentalist and extremist groups, continues to highlight religion as a cause for violent action. But how 'religious' is this violence? And what drives the faithful to attack in the name of their beliefs? Charles Selengut brings together approaches from a wide range of disciplines to comprehend forms of religious violence around the globe. Drawing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the 9-11 attacks, Heaven's Gate, the Catholic sex abuse scandals, and many other recent cases, Sacred Fury explains the logics behind these faith driven acts. In this expanded second edition, Selengut pays special attention to the Iraq War, and the theology and organization of Al-Qaeda.
Number of Pages: 237
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Charles Selengut
Language: English
Street Date: January 12, 2017
TCIN: 51632618
UPC: 9781442276840
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-9893
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$35.00
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.