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When religion becomes lethal : the explosive mix of politics and religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

by Kimball, Charles.

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction BL65.P7 K5695 2011
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  BL65.P7 K5695 2011
 
 
Summary
A compelling look at today's complex relationship betweenreligion and politics

In his second book, bestselling author Charles Kimball addressesthe urgent global problem of the interplay between fundamentalistAbrahamic religions and politics and moves beyond warning signs(the subject of his first book) to the dangerous and lethaloutcomes that their interaction can produce. Drawing on hisextensive personal and professional knowledge of, experience withand access to all three traditions, Kimball's explanation of themultiple ways religion and politics interconnect within Judaism,Christianity, and Islam will illuminate the problems and givereaders a hopeful vision for how to chart a safer course into aprecarious future.

Kimball is the author of When Religion Becomes Evil , oneof the most acclaimed post 9/11 books on terrorism andreligion Reveals why religion so often leads to deadlyresults The author has scholarly knowledge and expertise and extensivepersonal experience with the peoples, cultures, and leadersinvolved

Readable and engaging, this book gives a clear picture oftoday's complex political and religious reality and offers hope forthe future.

Additional Information
Subjects Religion and politics.
Religious fundamentalism.
Abrahamic religions.
Christianity and politics.
Islam and politics.
Judaism and politics.
Publisher San Francisco, CA :Jossey-Bass,2011
Edition 1st edition.
Language English
Description viii, 254 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-232) and indexes.
ISBN 9780470581902 (hardback)
0470581905 (hardback)
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