Sacred Violence

Political Religion in a Secular Age

  • David Martin Jones
  • M. L. R. Smith

Part of the Rethinking Political Violence series book series (RPV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. David Martin Jones, M. L. R. Smith
    Pages 1-6
  3. David Martin Jones, M. L. R. Smith
    Pages 7-21
  4. David Martin Jones, M. L. R. Smith
    Pages 105-130
  5. David Martin Jones, M. L. R. Smith
    Pages 157-176
  6. David Martin Jones, M. L. R. Smith
    Pages 177-199
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 200-270

About this book

Introduction

Sacred Violence and Religious Violence examines the place that ideology or political religion plays in legitimizing violence to bring about a purer world. In particular, the book examines Islamism and the western secular, liberal democratic responses to it.

Keywords

Terrorism warfare ideology political violence religion Islam insurgency international relations Islamism revolution terrorism violence

Authors and affiliations

  • David Martin Jones
    • 1
  • M. L. R. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.King’s College LondonUK

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