Dying for Faith

Dying for Faith

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From India to Iraq, from London to Lahore, the relationship between religion and violence is one of the most bitterly contested and casually misrepresented issues of our times. This groundbreaking volume brings together expert perspectives from a variety of fields to probe it. It seeks to shift analytical focus on to the contexts in which violence is expressed, enacted and reported._x000D_ _x000D_ Ranging from Islam to Buddhism to new religious movements in the West, 'Dying for Faith' offers a comprehensive and highly original account of a complex phenomenon that has so far attracted sensational media coverage but scant academic attention._x000D_As the city was designed around use of the car, with a poor public transport system that does not include the periphery of ... of freedom of movement and a marker of the social identity of its driver: a#39;If you have a Lexus, you are yourself a Lexus. ... of hooliganism in Saudi Arabia puts it boldly: a#39;By the way, they [skidders] dona#39;t want to hear about the stock market boom. ... Neither the educational institution itself nor the preaching groups that attract young pupils through the organization ofanbsp;...

Title:Dying for Faith
Author:Madawi Al-Rasheed, Marat Shterin
Publisher:I.B.Tauris - 2009-04-30


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