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“There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ”: Holy Men and Holy Violence in the Late Fourth and Early Fifth Centuries

Michael Gaddis

in There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ: Religious Violence in the Christian Roman Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241046
eISBN:
9780520930902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241046.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter concentrates on extremist violence, specifically the attacks of ascetic holy men against perceived enemies of the faith. It reviews an ideology of holy violence. It then investigates ... More


The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196152
eISBN:
9781400888931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Far right politics and extremist violence are on the rise across Europe, prompting scholars and policymakers to question why extremism has become so appealing to so many people. This book examines ... More


Indonesian Government Approaches to Radical Islam Since 1998

Sidney Jones

in Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyzes various government attitudes and responses to radical Islamic extremists in post-1998 Indonesia. Extremist Islamic movements can become veto powers against the democratic ... More


The Impact of the War on Libya

George Joffé

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Four years after the outbreak of the Libyan revolution, the outlook appears bleak. The reasons lie in the way in which the Gaddafi regime ended in October 2011. Libya now confronts a threefold ... More


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