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Teaching religion and violence

by Brian K. Pennington

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence,
  • Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Brian K. Pennington
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.V55 T43 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25046645M
    ISBN 109780195372427
    LC Control Number2011037958

      Islam Is a Religion of Violence Can the wave of violence sweeping the Islamic world be traced back to the religion's core teachings? An FP debate about the roots of extremism.   CHRISTIAN IDENTITY- Summary “Christian Identity” is the name of a religious movement uniting many of the white supremacist groups in the United States. Identity’s teachers promote racism and sometimes ian Identityroots are deeply embedded in movements such as the Ku Klux Klan and the Nazis. They consider themselves true Israel and view the Jews as [ ].

      Short answer: yes, it is. In fact, I’d be more surprised if any of the major religions in Indineisa does not condone violence (I’m specifically referring to Christianity, Catholic and Islam since they’re the most I’ve interacted with). Bible, Qura. This is a study of religious teachings on force and war as they apply in the nuclear age. In particular, Old Testament prophetic teachings are examined, as distinguished from Israel's experience in the conquest of Canaan through the Davidic monarchy, teachings of Jesus on force and violence; and Book of Mormon teachings on force and war.

    Together they advance the conversation about the practice of nonviolence in a violent world, Jesus and nonviolence, traditional Catholic teaching on nonviolence, and reflections on the future of Catholic teaching. The book concludes with Pope Francis’s historic Message for World Peace Day in Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes) Redmond, Geoffrey, and Tze-ki Hon: Hardback pages Published: October ISBN: More Information/Ordering: Teaching Religion and Violence Pennington, Brian, ed. Hardback pages Published: April ISBN: More Information/Ordering: Teaching Undergraduate Research in.


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Teaching religion and violence by Brian K. Pennington Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Written by experts in the field, Teaching Religion and Violence is an engaging manual on introducing students to how religious violence is dealt with across traditions. This volume is timely and essential for instructors and future educators in a world where violence has become normal and often glorified."--Shalahudin Kafrawi, Assistant 5/5(1).

Many people now see religious violence as one of the defining characteristics of the modern world. Instructors are often asked about it in their courses that deal with religion. Classroom discussion of violence committed in the name of religion can either open the door to a more subtle appreciation of complex and divisive social realities or allow students to display the kind of ignorance.

This book represents the accumulated professional insights and experience of expert college and university instructors who teach and write about the intersections of religion and violence. The introduction discusses the pedagogical challenges that any instructor faces when they design and deliver a course on religion and violence for undergraduates entering college in the post-9/11 world.

Teaching Religion and Violence represents the accumulated professional insights and experiences of expert college and university instructors who teach and write about the intersections of religion and violence. Some contributors summarize the teachings of the major religious traditions of the world on such topics as warfare, sacrifice.

"Faith and Violence: Christian Teaching and Christian Practice" is an excellent collection of essays by Thomas Merton.

The essays in this book reflect a turbulent era: the late s (Merton's preface is dated ). Merton has a progressive, open-minded Christian by: Religious violence is a term that covers phenomena where religion is either the subject or the object of violent behavior.

Religious violence is violence that is motivated by, or in reaction to, religious precepts, texts, or doctrines of a target or attacker. It includes violence against religious institutions, people, objects, or. This chapter examines the issues of violence in the study of Islam and is structured on the Introduction to Islam course that is taught at most universities that have courses in religious studies or theology.

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Get a solid introduction to different ways of recognizing and studying religion as a way to start making sense of religious violence. Central to this lecture is the idea that religion and violence exist in a fluid relationship, which can make the boundary between religious and non-religious identities fuzzy as.

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- Bookbyte. Religion is a personal and institutional reality in the lives of the majority of the population in the U.S., so it is no surprise that religious teaching and affiliation provide a significant context for many women as they address experiences of victimization.

Through texts, traditions, teachings and doctrine, religious communities and. In the case of Christianity, the answer is definitely in the negative.

If you read through the Gospels and the entire New Testament, you can’t find one sentence advocating violence against tion describes the massive warfare of the angelic hosts against the evil spirits and their minions. But the closest we get to incitement to violence on terra firma is St.

Paul’s. The Quran contains at least verses that speak of war with nonbelievers, usually on the basis of their status as non-Muslims. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding.

Muslims who do not join the fight are called 'hypocrites' and warned that Allah will send them to Hell. Violence Against Women and the Role of Religion (March ) Page 3 of 7 VAWnet: The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women Talmud teaches that “a person who saves a life is as one who has saved an entire world” (Talmud, Sanhedrin 37a).

File Size: 54KB. Confronting these questions, Teaching Islam explores the political and social priorities behind religious education in nine Middle Eastern authors reveal dramatic differences in the way that Islam is presented in textbooks across the range of countries, reflecting local histories and.

Dean Johnson is Director of Peace and Conflict Studies and Associate Professor Philosophy at West Chester University. An interdisciplinary activist scholar Johnson teaches courses in Peace Studies and Religious Studies.

His research interests include: religion and social change, race critical theory, critical whiteness studies, gender critical theory, nonviolent activism, community.

The De teaching (Chinese: 德教 Dejiao, "teaching of virtue", the concept of De), whose corporate name is the Church of Virtue (德教会 Déjiàohuì), is a sect rooted in Taoism, that was founded in in Chaozhou, Guangdong.

It is popular both in China and amongst expatriate Chinese fication: Taoist-inspired folk religious sect. Religion and Violence book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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There are thousands. Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions, edited by Irfan A. Omar and Michael K. Duffey, is a broad-based review of “violence committed in the name of religion and what religions say can be done to prevent it.” Omar, a well-published theology .Innovations in Open and Flexible Education is a timely collection of research which examines various aspects of open and flexible education in the global community’s changing landscape of teaching and book is written for professors, academics, researchers, students, educational practitioners, and administrators to learn the latest empirical research in regard to open and.

Girard’s theory of sacred violence takes its most controversial turn when he claims that biblical religion, especially Christianity, is a radical attack on the whole logic of religious violence.