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By Charlene P. E. Burns

Within the wake of the 9-11 tragedy contemporary political and spiritual conflicts, realization to spiritual violence has elevated exponentially. even though violence within the identify of faith has been round for hundreds of years, there's expanding have to study the roots of non secular violence, with the wish of operating for peace. in additional ethical than God, Charlene Burns takes a distinct examine the mental motivations in the back of non secular violence. Drawing from psychology, philosophy, and theology, Burns illuminates the interaction among our pictures of God, our person egos, and our collective selves, and brings to mild the measure to which each and every people can and needs to take accountability for the non secular panorama. as well as her personal point of view on non secular violence, Burns presents a quick heritage of spiritual violence and addresses different attainable motivations, together with politics, economics, globalization, relatives dynamics and extra.

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