The Destructive Power of Religion: Religion, psychology, and violence
J. Harold Ellens
Praeger, 2004 - Violence - 315 pages
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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