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Kimball, Charles

When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Kimball, Charles - When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, ebook

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A compelling look at today’s complex relationship between religion and politics

In his second book, bestselling author Charles Kimball addresses the urgent global problem of the interplay between fundamentalist Abrahamic religions and politics and moves beyond warning signs (the subject of his first book) to the dangerous and lethal outcomes that their interaction can produce. Drawing on his extensive personal and professional knowledge of, experience with and access to all three traditions, Kimball’s explanation of the multiple ways religion and politics interconnect within Judaism, Christianity, and Islam will illuminate the problems and give readers a hopeful vision for how to chart a safer course into a precarious future.

  • Kimball is the author of When Religion Becomes Evil, one of the most acclaimed post 9/11 books on terrorism and religion
  • Reveals why religion so often leads to deadly results 
  • The author has scholarly knowledge and expertise and extensive personal experience with the peoples, cultures, and leaders involved

 Readable and engaging, this book gives a clear picture of today’s complex political and religious reality and offers hope for the future.

Keywords: Religion & Politics, post-9/11 religion, post 9/11 and Judaism, post 9/11 and Christianity, post 9/11 and Islam, fundamentalist and Abrahamic religions, religious fundamentalism and politics, lethal outcomes of religious and political fundamentalism, interaction of politics and religious fundamentalism 

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
272 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118030561
Printed ISBN
9780470581902

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