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Holy war, martyrdom, and terror : Christianity, violence, and the West, ca. 70 C.E. to the Iraq War / Philippe Buc.

Author/Creator:
Buc, Philippe, 1961- author.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2015] , ©2015
Series:
Haney Foundation series.
Haney Foundation series
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 445 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Political violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Martyrdom -- Christianity -- History.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: The object of this history
The American way of war through the premodern looking-glass
Christian exegsis and violence
Madness, martyrdom, and terror
Martyrdom in the West: vengence, purge, salvation, and history
Twins: national holy war and sectarian terror
Liberty and coercion
The subject of history and the making of history
Postface: No future to that past?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-421) and index.
ISBN:
9780812246858
0812246853
OCLC:
893455587
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