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Violence in God"s Name

Religion in an Age of Conflict

by Oliver McTernan

  • 200 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Orbis Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Violence,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Sociology,
  • Religion,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Psychology of Religion,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8698851M
    ISBN 101570755000
    ISBN 109781570755002


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If religion is perceived as being part of the problem, Rabbi Sacks argues, then it /5(). To invoke God to justify violence against the innocent is Not in God’s Name The subject book, written by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks inaddresses the phenomenon of religious extremism in the Violence in Gods Name book century.

“Abraham himself,” writes Rabbi Sacks, “sought to /5. : Violence in God's Name: The Role of Religion in an Age of Conflict () by McTernan, Oliver and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books 5/5(1).

In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed in the name of God. If religion is perceived as being part of the problem, Rabbi Sacks argues, then it must also form part of the solution.

From the time that we first gained self-consciousness, we’ve done violence in God name. It began by sacrificing human persons to try to attain God’s favor and it led to everything from actively persecuting others for religious reasons, to waging war in God’s name, to burning people for heresy at the Inquisition.

About Not in God’s Name In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed in the name of God. If religion is perceived as being part of the problem, Rabbi Sacks argues, then it must also form part of the solution.

The nonfiction book, Not in God’s Name: Making Sense of Religious Conflict – examines the question, “Why do people kill in the name of God?” Trapped in a religious riot and nearly losing her life, Paula Fouce witnessed violence committed in the name of Violence in Gods Name book.

Infollowing the assassination of India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Violence in God's Name: The Role of Religion in an Age Violence in Gods Name book Conflict Paperback – 11 Aug by Oliver McTernan (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).

This book is a rebuke to all those who kill in the name of the God of life, wage war in the name of the God of peace, hate in the name of the God of love, and practise cruelty in the name of the God of compassion/5(). Violence in Gods Name book none of that kept me from being a little disappointed by his latest book, Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence.

That being said, Rabbi Sacks definitely does succeed in bringing a treasure of fascinating sources and original insights to get us thinking about an issue that deserves the Orthodox community’s sustained Violence in Gods Name book.

Violence in the name of god is deeply rooted in religious texts and tradition. At the same time, denouncing those who use God’s name to justify violence also has its religious Violence in Gods Name book. I’ve heard people blame TV, books, and video games for today’s youth predilection for sex, foul language, and violence.

My first response is, give teens a little more credit for their. Dividing the world into saints and sinners, the saved and the damned, the children of God and the children of the devil, is the first step down the road to violence in the name of God.

Rabbi Violence in Gods Name book. Published by Schocken Books Available from Octo In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed in the name of God.

If religion is perceived as beingFile Size: KB. Violence in God's name: religion in an age of conflict. [Oliver J McTernan] -- "Politicians, the media, and religious leaders are all quick to assure us that religion has no share of the blame for the terrorist campaigns and the ethnic and inter-communal conflicts that Your Web browser is.

There are some Bible stories that don’t appear in the Lectionary. Like that of Yael, in the book of Judges, who drives a tent peg through an enemy general’s head, killing him instantly. Or that of Uzzah, who reaches out to steady the Tabernacle in 2 Samuel and. The Bible and violence " The Deluge " by Gustave Doré The Hebrew Bible and the New Testament contain narratives, poetry, and instruction describing, recording, encouraging, commanding, condemning, rewarding, punishing and regulating violent actions by God, individuals, groups, governments, and.

Jonathan Sacks, Not in God’s Name He suggests that the answer to violence is found in the Hebrew Scriptures and proposes a nontraditional counternarrative to the brother chronicles of Genesis. Violence In The Name Of God Is Violence Against God Though the rise of Christianity was based on a nexus of empire and religion, at its heart is the aspiration for peace Rev.

Dr Tveit 08 January   Rabbi Jonathan Sacks's Not in God's Name is a masterpiece that should be read by all of us.

The book is an essential and brilliant dissertation. * Jewish Chronicle * Rabbi Sacks has eloquently set out the theological case for confronting religious violence in his book Not in God's Name/5().

The following 30 violent exhortations are drawn from Jewish, Christian and Muslim scriptures. The generic word "God" is used for all deity names, and names. Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Schocken, pages, $ "When religion turns men into murderers, God weeps." AdvertisementAuthor: Barbara Mahany.

As with your earlier books, Not in God’s Name is engaging clarifies your proposition that sibling rivalry when translated to large groups, and especially faith groups, may be a cause of inter-group violence. Not in God’s Name is not a book you “read” in the traditional sense.

Book reviewers do not have the luxury of thumbing through literature, but readers can be forgiven for skimming and skipping around this important, but dense, work on the timely subject of religious extremism and violence committed in the name of God. The second: Religion is not a source of violence.

People are made violent, as Hobbes said, by fear, glory and the ‘perpetual and restless desire for power after power that ceaseth only in death’.8 Religion has nothing to do with it.

It may be used by manipulative leaders to motivate people to wage wars precisely Author: Sacks, Jonathan, Rabbi. KKK ideology uses the Bible along with its universal handbook, the Kloran, as primary sources.

The Kloran, first published inis the KKK’s rule book and a guidebook for “Klancraft” — a term used to describe the KKK’s beliefs, positions, symbols and rituals. There are many biblical references in the Kloran. In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed in the name of God.

If religion is perceived as being part of the problem, Rabbi Sacks argues, then it must also form part of the : Sacks, Jonathan, Rabbi. The name Habakkuk means "embracer," not in the romantic sense, but in a comforting sense and this is a great book of comfort.

Comfort in probably the most distressing problem that human beings have to face: the great question of why God allows certain things to happen.

I do not know any more up-to-date and relevant question than that one. Angana P. Chatterji. Angana P. Chatterji is a feminist anthropologist and historian of the present.

Her recent writings include the co-edited volume, Contesting Nation: Gendered Violence in South Asia (Zubaan, ), Land and Justice: The Struggle for Cultural Survival (forthcoming), a co-contributed anthology, Kashmir, with Tariq Ali, Arundhati Roy et al.

(Verso Books, ), and the report. Several things about the book of Exodus which have always bothered me about how God is portrayed in that book were brought into clear focus in the movie. What I found most interesting was how the movie stayed true to the biblical text specifically in regard to the violence of God in the book.

God of war, bloodshed, and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth, either nude with a helmet and spear or sword, or as an armed warrior.

Homer portrays him as moody and unreliable, and as being the most unpopular god on earth and Olympus (Iliad –1). Consider the Book of 1 Samuel, when God instructs King Saul to attack the Amalekites: "And utterly destroy all that they have, and do not spare.

Gods of Violence debuted at number one on the German charts, making it Kreator's first number one debut in their year recording career. The album won a Genre: Thrash metal. That there was violence in the Old Testament is indisputable. The question is whether Old Testament violence is justifiable and condoned by God.

In his bestselling book The God Delusion, atheist Richard Dawkins refers to the God of the Old Testament as “a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser.” Journalist Christopher Hitchens complains. VATICAN CITY (RNS) Violence committed in the name of God or religion is a "favorite instrument of the Antichrist," Pope Benedict XVI writes in a new book on the life and teachings of Jesus.

"Violence does not build up the kingdom of God, the kingdom of humanity," Benedict writes. "On the contrary, it is a favorite instrument of the Antichrist, however idealistic its religious motivation may be.

Cruelty and Violence in the Bible. Genesis; Because God liked Abel's animal sacrifice more than Cain's vegetables, Cain kills his brother Abel in a fit of religious jealousy.

"I will destroy both man and beast." God is angry. He decides to destroy all humans, beasts, creeping things, fowls, and "all flesh wherein there is breath of life.". Rabbi Jonathan Sacks makes a case in his new book, Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence (Schocken, Oct.), that violence in the name of religion stems from misreading the Book of.

The Book of Judges also sets the stage for the Book of Ruth. The Book of Ruth begins with these words: “During the time of the judges there was a famine in the land of Judah” (Ruth a). As bad as things were in Israel during the days of the judges, there were still men like Boaz who delighted to obey God’s law, which meant showing.

Küng – Religion, violence and “holy wars” Bible repeatedly turn to the subject of violence and confront human beings with their violent nature, ranging from Cain’s murder of his brother Abel out of pure rivalry5 to the anti-war preaching of the prophets and finally to a vision of peace.

Their actions are opposing—not fulfilling—the teachings of the Bible. Islam, The Religion of Violence, Not a Religion of Peace. The same is not true when it comes to Islam.

By most conservative counts, the Quran contains over passages that call Muslims to take up arms against unbelievers in the name Author: Doug Ponder. Pdf idea that violence is against God's nature but that, because pdf was slowly leading his people (or dragging them) toward what was good, he would deliberately order them to do evil because they were not ready to understand good is out of the question.

If violence is against God's nature, it is against God's nature to command violence. This explores the question of when and why violence by download pdf against new religious cults erupts and whether and how such dramatic conflicts can be foreseen, managed and averted.

The authors, leading international experts on religious movements and violent behavior, focus on the four major episodes of cult violence during the last decade: the tragic conflagration that engulfed the 5/5(1). In addition to Sex and Violence in ebook Bible, Smith also wrote a book-length study of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, published by McFarland in For the past 20 years, he’s served as elder, clerk, and adult Sunday school teacher at New Life Presbyterian Church in Montoursville, Pa.