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Holy Scriptures as Justifications for War [electronic resource] : Fundamentalist Interpretations of the Torah, the New Testament, and the Qur'an.

By: Randall, Albert B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (278 p.).ISBN: 9780773418035 (electronic bk.); 0773418032 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Koran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Sacred books -- History and criticism | War -- Religious aspects | War -- Religious aspects | Sacred books -- History and criticism | RELIGION / Religion, Politics & StateGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Holy Scriptures as Justifications for War : Fundamentalist Interpretations of the Torah, the New Testament, and the Qur'anDDC classification: 201.7273 | 201/.7273 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
HOLY SCRIPTURES AS JUSTIFICATIONS FOR WAR: Fundamentalist Interpretations of the Torah, the New Testament, and the Qur'an; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Prologue -- The Bible Game; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Epilogue; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This study explores in literalism and inerrancy as the interpretive basis of some Jewish, Christian and Muslim justifications of acts of violence. In the end, an argument is made, on historical, scriptural, moral and theological grounds, rejecting Holy War as a perversion of God's creation.
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HOLY SCRIPTURES AS JUSTIFICATIONS FOR WAR: Fundamentalist Interpretations of the Torah, the New Testament, and the Qur'an; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Prologue -- The Bible Game; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Epilogue; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Bibliography; Index

This study explores in literalism and inerrancy as the interpretive basis of some Jewish, Christian and Muslim justifications of acts of violence. In the end, an argument is made, on historical, scriptural, moral and theological grounds, rejecting Holy War as a perversion of God's creation.

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