Religion, Terrorism and Globalization: Nonviolence : a New Agenda

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K. K. Kuriakose
Nova Science Publishers, 2006 - Religion - 300 pages
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The culture of violence has gained a religious colouring in modern days. With a destructive technological impetus, the question arises: Is there abuse of religious teachings? Is their any religious basis for violence and war? Then follow questions about the purpose of religion and the significance of concepts of peace and non-violence. As some find justification for war and violence in their religion, an inquiry must be made about the influence of religious scriptures on peace. Globalisation has had a varied impact on political, social, cultural, and religious behavioural systems. This landmark volume attempts to comprehend the concepts of non-violence and peace within different religious and cultural traditions.

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Questioning Religion Problematizing Violence Affirming Life
Does Religion Cause Violence?
The Nonviolence of Mahatma Gandhi

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