Religion in war-time.

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Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, by Charles Reagan Wilson | Oct 1, out of 5 stars God at War is, as the author states, “a meditation on war and religion,” one that explores war as “the central image in the world view of virtually every religious movement engaged in violent acts.”5/5(3).

'The Religion War' is great entertainment, where 'Gods Debris' is mostly philosophy. This book is an action fantasy novel, set in the near future, and the story really rocks.

The pace is fast, the characters are interesting, and the messages are powerful/5(). The book is HarperOne’s first on religion and war, Freet says, and a rare examination of war through a religious, though critical, lens. “We are still living in the shadow of World War I.

This book is the sequel to one of my favorite book's of all time God's Debris by the creator of Dilbert and social commentator Scott Adams. The Religion War picks up a generation later as the delivery man from the first book becomes the new Avatar /5.

Unlike God’s Debris, which was principally a dialogue between its two main characters, The Religion War is set several decades in the future when the smartest man in the world steps between international leaders to prevent a catastrophic confrontation between Christianiy and Islam.

Book Description. A History of Religion in America: From the End of the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century provides comprehensive coverage of the history of religion in America from the end of the American Civil War to religion in post 9/11 America.

The volume explores major religious groups in the United States and examines the following topics. In their recently published book, "Encyclopedia of Wars," authors Charles Phillips and Alan Axelrod document the history of recorded warfare, and from their list of wars only have been classified to involve a religious cause, accounting for less than 7 percent of all wars and less than 2 percent of all people killed in warfare.

Few books in recent years have so deeply influenced the thinking of Buddhists in Japan and elsewhere as Brian Daizen Victoria’s Zen at War (Victoria ).

The book’s great contribution is that it has succeeded, where others have not, in bringing to public attention the largely unquestioning support of Japanese Buddhists for their nation’s militarism in the years following the Meiji Restoration in. This item: American Catholic: The Politics of Faith During the Cold War (Religion and American Public Life) by D.

Hart Hardcover $ Only 11 left Reviews: 2. ” The core problem, which is the man himself.”. When you talk about religions, it comes under the list of man’s problems including war. Because it was the man who created the religions, gods, etc for a particular purpose.

And the “Religion As A Cause Of War. The sixteen essays in this volume, all previously unpublished, address the little considered question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War. The authors show that religion. The sixteen essays in this volume, all previously unpublished, address the little considered question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War.

The authors show that religion, understood in its 5/5(4). According to Adams, The Religion War targets "bright readers with short attention spans-everyone from lazy students to busy book clubs." But while the book may be a three-hour read, it's packed with concepts that will be discussed long after, including a list of "Questions to Ponder in the Shower" that reinforce the story's purpose of.

The sixteen essays in this volume, all previously unpublished, address the little considered question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War.

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The authors show that religion, understood in its broadest context as a culture and community of faith, was found wherever the war was found/5(2). Representing Muslim, Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and secular traditions, some authors regard religion as marginal to the conflicts while others assign it a pivotal role in the social.

This book, however, is noteworthy for placing the war's political, social, and cultural elements, and effects, within an explicitly religious context. Jenkins, distinguished professor of history and member of the Institute for the Study of Religion at Baylor University, has written an ambitious and highly readable book.

In the modern period, debates are common over the extent to which religious, economic, or ethnicaspects of a conflict predominate in a given war. According to the Encyclopedia of Wars, out of all 1, known/recorded historical conflicts,or %, had religion as their primary cause.[1] Matthew White's The Great Big Book of Horrible Thingsgives religion as the cause of 11 of the world's.

Friday September Religion and war. Strangely, religion and war are not strange bedfellows and if you counted up the people who have died in religious conflicts you would have a very big number and the counter would still be spinning.

The current big duel is Christianity vs.

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Islam, a conflict started in the Middle Ages and recently revived by Islamist fundamentalists. Rachel Woodlock, Antony Loewenstein, Jane Caro, Simon Smart: In this extract from the book For God's Sake, one question is asked to four Australian writers with very different beliefs.

Religious interests are quite as much involved in the world war as social and political interests. The moral and spiritual issues are tremendous, and the problems that arise concerning "the mighty hopes that make us men", —hopes that relate to the Kingdom of God on earth, —are such as not only to perplex our most earnest faith, but also to challenge our most consecrated purpose.

All that said, this book is a beautiful love story and is also quite funny. It might be weird to admit this but if I recall correctly the book nearly made me cry — seriously. This book may be “about” war, but it is, like most of these books, mostly about people. Knight’s Cross: A Life of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel by David Fraser.

Religion is not the answer, he concludes, but hope is. The second book, World War Z: an Oral History of the Zombie War, is not so much "history" as it is a collection of stories, "a book.

World War I, also known as the First World War or the Great War, had a major impact on global society and culture.

Religion was also impacted. Christianity in both Europe and the United States served to unite fellow soldiers of the same denomination and motivated them to fight. Some European countries shared unity across denominations while others did not. In Germany, Catholic and Protestant.

The book pulls the lens back from individual Americans to highlight the religious imagery, rhetoric and symbolism used by all sides in the war to further their goals. Typical religious postcards. According to Adams, The Religion War targets "bright readers with short attention spans-everyone from lazy students to busy book clubs." But while the book may be a three-hour read, it's packed with concepts that will be discussed long after, including a list of "Questions to Ponder in the Shower" that reinforce the story's purpose of highlighting the most important-yet most ignored-questions in the world.

In Hungary, the transitory Bela Kun dictatorship of went farther than the Bolsheviks in religious matters and sought to nationalize the churches directly. With all these precedents, however, religion defined the Spanish conflict in ways that went beyond any other revolutionary civil war.

Religion may be used to frame the ethical dimension of war and, in my view, to demonstrate why war may sometimes be necessary and the concomitant sacrifices deeply significant and warranted.

The book will explore the conflict as an instance—and it is only one of many—where religion was specifically manipulated to legitimate.

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