Appleby, R. Scott, 1956-

The ambivalence of the sacred : religion, violence, and reconciliation / R. Scott Appleby. - Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2000. - xiii, 429 p. ; 24 cm. - Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict series .

"Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, Carnegie Corporation of New York."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-406) and index.

The growing end of an argument -- Religion's violent accomplices -- Violence as a sacred duty: patterns of religious extremism -- Militants for peace -- Reconciliation and the politics of forgiveness -- Religion and conflict transformation -- The promise of internal pluralism: human rights and religious mission -- Ambivalence as opportunity: strategies for promoting religious peacebuilding.

0847685543 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0847685551 (pbk.)

99032597

GB99-V4556


Social conflict--Religious aspects.
Peace--Religious aspects.

BL65.S62 / A66 2000

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