By Sathianathan Clarke
Why do sure teams and members search to do damage within the identify of God? whereas reports usually declare to carry the most important to this scary phenomenon, they seldom account for the the most important function that spiritual conviction performs, not only in radical Islam, but in addition within the fundamentalist branches of the world's different greatest religions: Christianity and Hinduism. because the first ebook to envision violent extremism in all 3 religions jointly, Competing Fundamentalisms attracts on reviews in sociology, psychology, tradition, and economics—while targeting the important function of spiritual ideas—to paint a richer portrait of this effective strength in sleek existence. Clarke argues that the forces of globalization gasoline the aggression of those activities to provide the competing characteristic of non secular fundamentalisms, that have extra in universal with their opposite numbers throughout spiritual strains than they do with the contributors in their personal religions. He proposes how one can deescalate non secular violence within the carrier of peacemaking. Readers will achieve vital insights into how violent spiritual fundamentalism works within the world's 3 greatest religions and research new recommendations for selling peace within the context of latest interreligious conflict.
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