The Resource Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence, Karen Armstrong

Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence, Karen Armstrong

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Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence
Title
Fields of blood
Title remainder
religion and the history of violence
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Karen Armstrong
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eng
Summary
"From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion's connection to violence. For the first time in American history, religious self-identification is on the decline. Some have cited a perception that began to grow after Sept 11: That faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance and divisiveness--something bad for society. But how accurate is that view? And does it apply equally to all faiths? In these troubled times, we risk basing decisions of real and dangerous consequence on mistaken understandings of the faiths subscribed around us, in our immediate community as well as globally. And so, with her deep learning and sympathetic understanding, Karen Armstrong examines the impulse toward violence in each of the world's great religions
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TLC
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1944-
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Armstrong, Karen
Dewey number
201/.72
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL65.V55
LC item number
A76 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Violence
  • HISTORY / Civilization
  • RELIGION / Ethics
  • RELIGION / Comparative Religion
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Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence, Karen Armstrong
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Electronic book
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385353106
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C2700CD9-8E1A-49EF-95EE-7B35C5CDBC36
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  • (OCoLC)883296252
  • (TLC)erc0000295164
  • 744988
Label
Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence, Karen Armstrong
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385353106
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C2700CD9-8E1A-49EF-95EE-7B35C5CDBC36
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883296252
  • (TLC)erc0000295164
  • 744988

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