The myth of religious violence secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict

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Full title: The myth of religious violence [electronic resource] / secular ideology and the roots of modern conflict / William T. Cavanaugh.
Main author: Cavanaugh, William T.
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Physical Description: viii, 285 p.
Also available in printed form ISBN 9780195385045
Summary: Cavanaugh challenges conventional wisdom by examining how the twin categories of religion and the secular are constructed. He examines how timeless and transcultural categories of 'religion and 'the secular' are used in arguments that religion causes violence.