War on sacred grounds / Ron E. Hassner.Material type: TextPublisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009Description: xvii, 222 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780801448065 (cloth : alk. paper); 0801448069 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Sacred space -- Management | Conflict management -- Religious aspects | Religion and politicsLOC classification: BL580 | .H375 2009
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Prologue: "A terrifying and fascinating mystery" -- On sacred grounds -- What is sacred space? -- The indivisibility problem -- Conflict over sacred places -- Mismanaging conflicts over sacred places -- The foundations and limits of religious authority -- Successful conflict management : Jerusalem, 1967 -- Successful conflict management : Mecca, 1979 -- Lessons from conflicts over sacred places.
Examines the causes of conflicts over sacred sites and religious properties that have become grounds for political, military, or theological disputes; discussing the political dilemma over Temple Mount, competing claims between the Hindus and Muslims of Ayodhya, and related topics.
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