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Holy war, martyrdom, and terror : Christianity, violence, and the West, ca. 70 C.E. to the Iraq War / Philippe Buc.

  • Buc, Philippe, 1961-
Date
[2015]
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2015]

Physical description

viii, 445 pages ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references ( pages 371-421) and index.

Contents

Introduction: The object of this history -- The American way of war through the premodern looking-glass -- Christian exegsis and violence -- Madness, martyrdom, and terror -- Martyrdom in the West: vengence, purge, salvation, and history -- Twins: national holy war and sectarian terror -- Liberty and coercion -- The subject of history and the making of history -- Postface: No future to that past?

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    KM.CZ
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ISBN

  • 9780812246858
  • 0812246853