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Religion and Terrorism

By: B.S. Chauhan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 117677

ISBN: 8175333286

Condition: New


Religion means a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny and terrorism means the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain personal goals at whatever basis they may be. In the modern age, after the decline of ideas such as the divine right of kings and with the rise of nationalism, terrorism more often involved anarchism, nihilism and revolutionary politics, but since 1980 there has been an increase in activity motivated by religion. Important symbolic acts such as the blood sacrifice link acts of violence to ... View more info