Religion renounces war

  • 262 Pages
  • 4.40 MB
  • English
Willet, Clark and company , Chicago, New York
War -- Religious aspects., Protestant churches -- United St


United St

Statementby Walter W. Van Kirk.
LC ClassificationsBR115.W2 V3
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 2 l., 262 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6318973M
LC Control Number35006329

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Religion Renounces War. Chicago: Willett, Clark & Company, First Edition. Thick octavo (20cm.); original red buckram, gilt-lettered spine; vi,[4],pp.

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I liked Religion renounces war book book, however I was a bit disappointed in its lack of scale/5. (Religion Renounces War) After citing several churches and clergymen, the book concluded: “The churches, in the main, have clearly stated that they are no longer to be regarded as allies in the business of killing and maiming humans.

The preachers are washing their hands of the blood of their fellows, they are parting company with. Joshua Harris, well-known Christian author, 'purity' advocate, renounces faith.

The former pastor of Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Md., Joshua Harris, a short time after announcing the end. In this provocative book, historian Meic Pearse debunks the common misconception that religion causes war.

He argues that while religion is often a significant generator of armed conflict both in the past and in the present, the two principal causes of human warfare are in fact culture and greed for territory, resources or s: 4.

The German Peasants' War, Great Peasants' War or Great Peasants' Revolt (German: Deutscher Bauernkrieg) was a widespread popular revolt in some German-speaking areas in Central Europe from to It failed because of intense opposition from the aristocracy, who slaughtered up toof thepoorly armed peasants and farmers.

The survivors were fined. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. 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.

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The Mormon Church officially renounces polygamy. Author. the followers of his religion—Islam—into an organized community and Arabian power. In Jenkins’ book, The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade (HarperOne, ), he transports us back a century ago to explore how religion colored the broader political, cultural, and intellectual issues driving the war.

Among the major national players, Christian imagery and language infused the move toward war and. I. TWO THINGS ARE TRUE about Leo Tolstoy in First, he had mostly given up on fiction, having published his two titanic novels, War and Peace and Anna latter book exhausted him.

Religion, War, and Ethics is a collection of primary sources from the world's major religions on the ethics of war.

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Each chapter brings together annotated texts - scriptural, theological, ethical, and legal - from a variety of historical periods that reflect each tradition's response to perennial questions about the nature of war: when, if ever, is recourse to arms morally justifiable.

In his essential book “Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory,” David W. Blight detailed how a white narrative of the war took hold, North and South, after Appomattox.

As early as. In his book, Knohl investigates the various Biblical traditions concerning the conflict surrounding the ritual of the Golden Calf.

He attempts to analyze the Biblical roots of fanaticism and religious violence as manifested in the killing of the worshippers of the Golden Calf by Moses and the Levites, and considers the other approaches to faith that were common in the ancient period. A religious war or holy war (Latin: bellum sacrum) is a war primarily caused or justified by differences in the modern period, debates are common over the extent to which religious, economic, or ethnic aspects 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. A few years later, he published another, titled “For God and Country: One Chaplain’s Perspective of War and the Life Lessons Learned.” (It’s.

Japan's so-called 'peace constitution' renounces war as a sovereign right of the nation, and bans the nation from possessing any war potential. Yet Japan also maintains a large, world-class military organization, namely the Self-Defence Forces (SDF). In this book, Tomoyuki Sasaki explores how the SDF enlisted popular support from civil society and how civil society.

The book is highly informative about the greatly diverse religious beliefs, values, and traditions among the world’s great and not-so-great religions. I found it to be a highly engaging experience to read about the diverse ways in which human civilizations have, throughout the centuries and millennia of human history, expressed their desires /5().

Even wars which were caused by reasons other than religion, religion was used to justify it and motivate soldiers. For example, the fact that Protestant Germany invaded Catholic Belgium was a main part of the recruitment process in Ireland during World War One, even though it was not a purely religious war.

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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 broadest context as a culture and community of faith, was found wherever the war was found.

Comprising essays by such scholars as Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Drew Gilpin Reviews: 1. Religion has been the cause of 7% of all wars, accounting for 2% of the deaths caused by war. The same cannot be said of atheist communist or nationalist governments in just the last century.

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It is vivid, impassioned, uncompromising, and true. Here is a book that demands to be read and widely discussed.” —Andrew Bacevich, author of The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory “James Madison warned that America’s surest route to tyranny was abuse of the war.

When falling ratings force the network to cut Jesus's mother from the series the young star runs away, renounces his religious-heritage and forms a punk rock band.

And what starts off as babysitting for Thomas becomes an epic battle, as Jesus goes to war-against the corporate media complex that created him.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called on the National Diet to amend Article 9 of the country's Constitution, which renounces war as a means of settling disputes.

Drafted by the United States after World War II, the Constitution contains "some parts (that) do not fit into the current period", Mr Abe said.Gabriel Kolko, Press $ (p) ISBN