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Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Marc Gopin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1993, when Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin sealed the Oslo peace agreement, it was heralded as the beginning of a new era in the Middle East peace process. Instead, violence on both sides has ... More


The Next Crusade

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at how the international politics of the coming decades are likely to revolve around interfaith conflict, above all, the clash between Christianity and Islam. Across the regions ... More


Warriors for the Faith

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Cossacks' struggle with the Ottomans helped to establish their reputation as defenders of Christianity against the Islamic threat. In the 1590s, the Cossacks were also seen first and foremost as ... More


The Interaction Between Religion and Culture in Peace and Conflict

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter highlights the role of culture and religion (which, for purposes of this book is treated as a subset of cultural phenomena) in conflict generation and peacemaking. The ... More


Family Myths and Cultural Conflict

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Starts with an analysis of the Abrahamic family myth (or metaphor) as treated by the three Abrahamic faiths (Islam, Judaism, and Christianity), showing how it sets the stage for mythically based ... More


Siva in Trouble: Festivals and Rituals at the Pasupatinatha Temple of Deopatan

Axel Michaels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195343021
eISBN:
9780199866984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343021.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The book deals with festivals and rituals at the Nepalese Paśupatnātha Temple located in Deopatan, the City of (all) Gods, and the Paśupatikṣetra, the “Field of Paśupati.” Paśupati, a form of Śiva, ... More


Conclusions

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Writing in 1621 about Cossack participation in the struggle against the Ottomans, Iov Boretsky said: ‘What other nations strive to win by means of words and discourses, the Cossacks accomplish with ... More


Conclusion

Lucy E. C. Wooding

in Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208655
eISBN:
9780191678110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208655.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book has addressed some aspects of Tudor Catholicism in order to bring to light a particular body of literature which might serve to elucidate the inner workings of Reformation thought in ... More


Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Douglas Johnston

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For most of the twentieth century, the most critical concerns of national security have been balance-of-power politics and the global arms race. The religious conflicts of this era and the motives ... More


Panths and Piety in the Nineteenth Century: The gulabdasis of punjab

Anshu Malhotra

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0036
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the devotional world of the Gulabdasi panth, a nineteenth century sect of Punjab, through varied interpretations of Gulabdas’ life, and by reading the writings of one of his ... More


The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Regina Pörtner

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is an account of religious belief and conflict in the strategically important province of Inner Austria between 1580 and 1630. It shows how Protestantisation in the first half of the 16th ... More


Religious Violence?

Christopher R. Duncan

in Violence and Vengeance: Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451584
eISBN:
9780801469107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451584.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore how the people of the Indonesian province of North Maluku experienced communal violence as a religious conflict, and continue to remember ... More


Conquest and Its Justifications: Jihad, Crusade,

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter is devoted to the development of the concepts of jihad, Crusade, and reconquista. It shows that, in both Christian and Muslim territories, ideologies of holy war were often used to ... More


Disenchantment Deferred

Sudipta Kaviraj

in Beyond the Secular West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This essay relates Taylor’s thesis to arguments in Indian history over the relationship of religious diversity to conflict and strategies of accommodation in premodern and modern times.


Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1840s, Nauvoo, Illinois, was a religious boomtown, the headquarters for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), a controversial religion whose theology, social practices, ... More


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

Michael Gaddis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241046
eISBN:
9780520930902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241046.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

“There is no crime for those who have Christ,” claimed a fifth-century zealot, neatly expressing the belief of religious extremists that righteous zeal for God trumps worldly law. This book looks at ... More


From Ethnic Conflict to Holy War

Christopher R. Duncan

in Violence and Vengeance: Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451584
eISBN:
9780801469107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451584.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how an ethnic conflict over land between indigenous people and government-sponsored migrants came to be viewed as one that pitted Christians against Muslims. It moves beyond ... More


Social Divisions, Religious Divisions

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter sets the Calvinist–Libertine conflict in a specific social context. It examines Utrecht's social structures and analyses the composition of the two religious parties there. From this ... More


Between Laicism and Islam?: Religious Party Supporters in Turkey

in Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the supporters of religious parties in Turkey. It highlights the inconsistency of voters' characteristics with models which assume that religious parties can be understood as ... More


Identity conflict

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A basic feature of the universal human condition is the need to find commonality with others and form larger associations at the individual, group, and community level. This is at the heart of the ... More


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