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Gandhi and Bin Laden : religion at the extremes / James L. Rowell.

Author/Creator:
Rowell, James L.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland ; Plymouth, England : University Press of America, Inc., 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (158 p.)
Subjects:
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects.
Violence -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book examines the lives and ideas of Mohandas K. Gandhi and Osama bin Laden. Can both men be equally 'religious' figures? How can the religious philosophy of nonviolence respond to its nemesis, which takes life easily and casually? Abdul Ghaffar Kahn, a nonviolent representative of Islam, is also discussed.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 : Introduction; Chapter 2: Gandhi - His Life; Chapter 3: Gandhi - His Beliefs; Chapter 4: Bio of a Jihadist; Chapter 5: Bin Laden's Beliefs; Chapter 6: Abdul Ghaffar Khan; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-283-61577-0
9786613928221
0-7618-4767-7
OCLC:
854969042
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