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Understanding Evil: Lessons from Bosnia

Keith Doubt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227006
eISBN:
9780823235872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book seeks to articulate the evil that happened in Bosnia within the context of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Its analysis centers on the question of whether it is ... More


Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: New Perspectives

Saul M. Olyan (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190249588
eISBN:
9780190249601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249588.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Although the relationship of the Hebrew Bible and violence has been of interest to scholars in recent years, ritual violence in its various manifestations has been underexplored, as has the ... More


Urbicide: The Ritualized Killing of Cities in the Ancient Near East

Jacob L. Wright

in Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190249588
eISBN:
9780190249601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249588.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The chapter introduces the concept of urbicide to the study of the ancient world, with a focus on the ancient Near East. Urbicide refers to the premeditated and deliberate destruction of cities, ... More


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