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Islam and War

John Kelsay

Islam and War

John Kelsay

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160 pages

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This book explores questions regarding the justice of war and addresses the lack of comparative perspectives on the ethics of war, particularly with respect to Islam. John Kelsay begins with the war in the Persian Gulf, focusing on the role of Islamic symbols in the rhetoric of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. He provides an overview of the Islamic tradition in regards to war and peace, and then focuses on the notion of religion as a just cause for war.



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About "Islam and War"

160 pages
- Publisher

This book explores questions regarding the justice of war and addresses the lack of comparative perspectives on the ethics of war, particularly with respect to Islam. John Kelsay begins with the war in the Persian Gulf, focusing on the role of Islamic symbols in the rhetoric of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. He provides an overview of the Islamic tradition in regards to war and peace, and then focuses on the notion of religion as a just cause for war.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

John Kelsay

JOHN KELSAY is Associate Professor, Department of Religion, Florida State University, Tallahassee.

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  • Catalogue Code 78360
  • Product Code 0664253024
  • EAN 9780664253028
  • Pages 160
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category War/peace
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Apr 1993
  • Dimensions 230 x 157 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.244kg

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