The Destructive Power of Religion: Religion, psychology, and violence

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J. Harold Ellens
Praeger, 2004 - Violence - 315 pages
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This extensive series explores themes including the seeds of violence in Biblical interpretation, human sacrifice in the Old Testament, violent religious metaphors, the violent messiah, linguistic and psychoanalytic approaches to religious themes, the jihad in context and in the Qur'an, fundamentalism and violence, and the psychoreligious roots of violence.

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The Interface of Religion
The Dynamics of Prejudice
Revenge and Religion

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J. Harold Ellens, PhD, is research scholar, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan; executive director emeritus of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies; founding editor and editor in chief emeritus of the "Journal of Psychology and Christianity", and professor of philosophy and religion (ret).

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