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Terror in the Name of God

by Jessica Stern

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24264199M
ISBN 109780060789244, 9780061755392, 9780060789237

  "THE TERROR is both dazzling history and a sparkling chiller." Caroline Leavitt - People "THE TERROR is nothing less than a revelation. Dan Simmons is a giant among novelists, and I am in awe of his achievement." Lincoln Child. The best and most unusual historical novel I have read in years. — Boston Globe. Katherine A. Powers/5(). Since Septem , we all need tools to help us understand what motivates religious terrorism. In this wide-ranging and erudite book, Mark Juergensmeyer asks one of the most important and perplexing questions of our age: Why do religious people commit violent acts in the name of their god, taking the lives of innocent victims and terrorizing entire populations?5/5(1).

For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in .   Ranging from the Knights Templar to the first Protestants, from Joan of Arc to Galileo, The Grand Inquisitor’s Manual is a fascinating and sobering study of the torture and murder of hundreds of thousands of “heretics” in God’s name—the original blueprints for persecution originally drafted in the Middle Ages but followed for Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively--to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola--she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in Brand: Ecco Press. For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in /5(37).


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For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in Cited by: For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims.

Traveling extensivelyto refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacolashe discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in Oklahoma/5.

A crucial book on terrorism, TERROR IN THE NAME OF GOD is a brilliant and thought-provoking work. Read an Excerpt. Listen to an Audio Excerpt. adds much to our understanding in this readable book about the relationship between personal conviction and terror, providing a long look into the thinking of actual terrorists around the globe.”.

Ms. Stern talked about her book, [Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill], published by HarperCollins. Kerry Noble was a "God-anointed elder" of the cult and, by theend, its second-in-command.

I first contacted him by telephonein March He. For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian.

TERROR IN THE NAME OF GOD: Why Religious Militants Kill Jessica Stern, Author. Ecco $ (p) ISBN A Memoir of Terror; Buy this book. Whose god is God, most simply. The first part of her book explores the psychology of the terrorist (in their own words) and finds alienation and humiliation in various ways are most often present in the radicalization process most terrorists go through.

HIGHLY OFFENSIVE,OPPRESSIVE, FULL OF STEREOTYPES, INVASIVE, MALICIOUS & FOCUSED ON TERMINATION OF CULTURE. This propaganda perpetuated damaging narratives that contributed to the separation of families through the institution of residential schools; and traumatic loss and death of culture & identity/5.

Well written book with an excellent, first hand insight into the scary world of religious terrorism, i.e. terrorism in the name of God. Certainly, recommended. 1 person found this helpful. For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims.

Traveling extensively-to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola-she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian /5(). The book is fascinating because it allows the reader to eavesdrop on a plethora of interviews with extremists from the far corners of the earth.

Even more interesting is that these radicals actually feel comfortable pouring their hearts out to a curious Harvard professor. Author: Lee Griffith; Publisher: Wm.

Eerdmans Publishing ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Uniquely relevant to a world shaken by recent acts of terror, this provocative analysis of our culture of violence calls people of faith back to the way of peace that has always been the proper Christian response to aggression.

There are lots of details in this book, which has been carefully and thoroughly researched, and the collection of hard-to-find pictures is very interesting.

It is also very well written and uses the dramatic content to take the reader along a flowing river raft of a ride. However, it starts with a premise that it seeks to prove, and in the /5(6).

For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian Brand: Harpercollins E-Books.

to do such a thing in the name of God. These are the questions that have arisen frequently in the post–cold war world. Religion seems to be connected with violence everywhere—from the World Trade Center bomb-ings to suicide attacks in Israel and the Palestinian Author-ity; assassinations in India, Israel, Egypt, and Algeria; nerve.

TERROR IN THE NAME OF GOD. The Story of the Sons of Freedom Doukabors. by Holt, Simma and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   For five years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims.

She traveled extensively -- to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Ashqelon, and Pensacola -- and discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian 3/5.

For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in /5(4).

For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian /5(5).

Strength Of God God, Human Descriptions Of God, Power Of You brought Your people Israel out of the land of Egypt with signs and with wonders, and with a strong hand and with an outstretched arm and with great terror.Added 8/13/ An excellent book on suicide terrorism in particular is Robert Pape's book Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism.

Pape compiled a database of every known suicide terrorist attack and had a team of researchers gather, analyze and breakdown the /5(35). Reviews "This dark, enthralling book not only documents the global rise of religious terrorism but seeks to understand the ""odd attraction of religion and violence.""—Starred Review—Publishers Weekly"The fourth edition of Mark Juergensmeyer’s ground-breaking book testifies to the ongoing relevance of its subject matter and to the value of its author’s insights.