Does religion cause violence? : multidisciplinary perspectives on violence and religion in the modern world

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Full title: Does religion cause violence? : multidisciplinary perspectives on violence and religion in the modern world / edited by Scott Cowdell, Chris Fleming, Joel Hodge, and Carly Osborn.
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Other authors: Cowdell, Scott, (editor.)
Fleming, Chris, (editor)
Hodge, Joel, (editot)
Osborn, Carly,
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Table of Contents:
  • Contents
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Does religion cause violence? : 1. Girard and the myth of religious violence / William T. Cavanaugh
  • 2. The complex relationship between violence and religion: a response to William T. Cavanaugh's "Girard and the Myth of Religious Violence" / Petra Steinmair-Pösel
  • 3. Why is God part of human violence? The idolatrous nature of modern religious extremism / Joel Hodge
  • 4. Love Your Enemies: God's New World Order / Anthony J. Kelly
  • Part 2 : Violence and deterrence in the modern world
  • 5. "The war to end all wars" : mimetic theory and "mounting to the extremes" in a time of disaster / Sandor Goodhart
  • 6. The Sacred is back - but as simulacrum / Jean-Pierre Dupuy
  • 7. Forms of the Sacred and the texture of hope / Sarah Bachelard
  • 8. The end of politics? / Chris Fleming
  • 9. Rites of expulsion: violence against heretics in Early Modern Catholic France / Carly Osborn
  • Part 3; Islamic terrorism: a case study of contemporary "religious violence". 10. Islam and violence: debunking the myths / Asma Afsaruddin
  • 11 Violence, religion, and the Sacred: in dialogue with Asma Afsaruddin's "Islam and violence: debunking the myths" / Paul Dumouchel
  • 12. Religion, radicalization, and violent extremism? / Julian Droogan and Lise Waldek
  • 13. Religious extremism, terrorism, and Islam: a mimetic perspective / Wolfgang Palaver
  • 14. The Jihadist current and the West: politics, theology, and the clash of conceptuality / Jonathan Cole
  • Appendix: René Girard at a glance / Scott Cowdell, Chris Fleming, and Joel Hodge
  • Glossary of Key Girardian terms / Scott Cowdell, Chris Fleming, and Joel Hodge
  • Further Reading