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Terror in the mind of God : the global rise of religious violence, Mark Juergensmeyer

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Terror in the mind of God : the global rise of religious violence
Title
Terror in the mind of God
Title remainder
the global rise of religious violence
Statement of responsibility
Mark Juergensmeyer
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Completely revised and updated, this new edition of Terror in the Mind of God incorporates the events of September 11, 2001 into Mark Juergensmeyer's landmark study of religious terrorism. Juergensmeyer explores the 1993 World Trade Center explosion, Hamas suicide bombings, the Tokyo subway nerve gas attack, and the killing of abortion clinic doctors in the United States. His personal interviews with 1993 World Trade Center bomber Mahmud Abouhalima, Christian Right activist Mike Bray, Hamas leaders Sheik Yassin and Abdul Azis Rantisi, and Sikh political leader Simranjit Singh Mann, among other
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Juergensmeyer, Mark
Dewey number
201.7273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL65.V55
LC item number
.J84 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Comparative studies in religion and society
Series volume
13
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  • Violence
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Violence
  • Terrorismus
  • Fundamentalismus
  • Godsdienst
  • Terrorisme
  • Geweld
Label
Terror in the mind of God : the global rise of religious violence, Mark Juergensmeyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the revised edition -- Preface and acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION. 1. Terror and God: The meaning of religious terrorism. Seeing inside cultures of violence -- CULTURES OF VIOLENCE. -- 2. Soldiers for Christ: Mike Bray and abortion clinic bombings. Theological justifications. Eric Robert Rudolph and Timothy McVeigh. Catholics and Protestants in Belfast -- 3. Zion betrayed: Yoel Lerner and the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Baruch Goldstein's attack at the Tomb of the Patriarchs. Meir Kahane and Jewish justifications for violence -- 4. Islam's "neglected duty": Mahmud Abouhalima and the World Trade Center bombing. Abdul Aziz Rantisi and Hamas suicide missions. Modern Islamic justifications for violence -- 5. The sword of Sikhism: Simranjit Singh Mann and India's assassinations. Sikh and Hindu justifications for violence -- 6. Armageddon in a Tokyo subway: Takeshi Nakamura and the Aum Shinrikyo assault. Can Buddhist violence be justified? -- THE LOGIC OF RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE. -- 7. Theater of terror: Performance violence. Seeing the stage. A time to kill. Reaching the audience -- 8. Cosmic war: Grand scenarios. Symbolic war. When symbols become deadly -- 9. Martyrs and demons: Sacrificial victims. The invention of enemies. America as enemy. Satanization and the stages of empowerment -- 10. Warriors' power: Empowering marginal men. Why guys throw bombs. Fighting for the rule of God -- 11. The mind of God: Empowering religion. Postmodern terror. Curing violence. Destroying violence. Terrifying terrorists. Violence wins. Separating religion from politics. Healing politics with religion -- Notes -- Interviews and correspondence -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
779141234
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition, revised and updated.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520930612
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 22573/ctt4btjhf
  • 9f291e08-d953-4fbe-a2d5-d3faccb38679
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779141234
Label
Terror in the mind of God : the global rise of religious violence, Mark Juergensmeyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the revised edition -- Preface and acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION. 1. Terror and God: The meaning of religious terrorism. Seeing inside cultures of violence -- CULTURES OF VIOLENCE. -- 2. Soldiers for Christ: Mike Bray and abortion clinic bombings. Theological justifications. Eric Robert Rudolph and Timothy McVeigh. Catholics and Protestants in Belfast -- 3. Zion betrayed: Yoel Lerner and the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Baruch Goldstein's attack at the Tomb of the Patriarchs. Meir Kahane and Jewish justifications for violence -- 4. Islam's "neglected duty": Mahmud Abouhalima and the World Trade Center bombing. Abdul Aziz Rantisi and Hamas suicide missions. Modern Islamic justifications for violence -- 5. The sword of Sikhism: Simranjit Singh Mann and India's assassinations. Sikh and Hindu justifications for violence -- 6. Armageddon in a Tokyo subway: Takeshi Nakamura and the Aum Shinrikyo assault. Can Buddhist violence be justified? -- THE LOGIC OF RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE. -- 7. Theater of terror: Performance violence. Seeing the stage. A time to kill. Reaching the audience -- 8. Cosmic war: Grand scenarios. Symbolic war. When symbols become deadly -- 9. Martyrs and demons: Sacrificial victims. The invention of enemies. America as enemy. Satanization and the stages of empowerment -- 10. Warriors' power: Empowering marginal men. Why guys throw bombs. Fighting for the rule of God -- 11. The mind of God: Empowering religion. Postmodern terror. Curing violence. Destroying violence. Terrifying terrorists. Violence wins. Separating religion from politics. Healing politics with religion -- Notes -- Interviews and correspondence -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
779141234
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition, revised and updated.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520930612
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4btjhf
  • 9f291e08-d953-4fbe-a2d5-d3faccb38679
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779141234

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