Validating Violence - Violating Faith : Religion, Scripture and Violence Paperback / softback
Edited by William W. Emilsen, John T. Squires
In this book, scholars from Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions explore violence in religious scriptures.
In 12 chapters, they grapple with the problem of how to deal with the phenomenon of violence when it appears within the scriptures and traditions of particular religious faiths.
The writers identitify the violent language, imagery, story and ideology which reside deep withn these texts.
Some chapters offer detailed exegetical examination of key passages, while other chapters offer theological explorations of the issue.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 252 pages
- Publisher: Australian Theological Forum
- Publication Date: 31/10/2008
- Category: Religious issues & debates
- ISBN: 9781920691899