World Religions in War and Peace
Too often through the ages various religions, while preaching amity, have also promoted an us versus them attitude--the Greeks and the barbarians, Jews and the goyim, Muslims and infidels, Christians and pagans. In this volume, the origin, main teachings, and development of the major religions are described. The involvement of each religion in war and the contribution each has made or might make to world peace are discussed. Chapters on Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, and traditional faiths.
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