The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security (Routledge Handbooks)

The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security (Routledge Handbooks)


This instruction manual breaks new flooring by way of addressing international safety in the course of the lens of faith and studying the position faith performs in either warfare and peace.

In fresh years there was a substantial upsurge of public trouble concerning the function of faith in modern violence. despite the fact that, except old fabrics, there was a relative overlook of the topic of faith and safeguard. The Routledge instruction manual of faith and Security fills this hole within the literature by way of supplying an interdisciplinary, complete quantity that is helping non-specialists and specialists alike know the way faith is either a part of the matter and a part of the answer to safeguard demanding situations. that includes contributions from a few of the key thinkers within the box, the instruction manual is geared up into thematic sections, reflective of 3 easy questions:

  • What does faith give some thought to security?;
  • What does defense give some thought to religion?; and,
  • What occurs while the 2 are jumbled in particular real-world instances of non secular conflict?

This guide deals analyses of the way 9 diversified international religions have on the topic of problems with struggle and peace, theologically and virtually; overviews of ways students and practitioners in 9 various topical components of safety experiences have (or haven't) handled the connection among faith and safety; and 5 case stories of specific nations within which the religion--security nexus is vividly illustrated: Nigeria, India, Israel, the previous Yugoslavia and Iraq.

This guide can be of serious curiosity to scholars of faith, defense reviews, struggle and clash reports and IR ordinarily.

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