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Islam and Violence in the Modern Era

  • Authors
  • Beverley Milton-Edwards

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Beverley Milton-Edwards
    Pages 1-18
  3. Beverley Milton-Edwards
    Pages 19-50
  4. Beverley Milton-Edwards
    Pages 51-84
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    Pages 85-119
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    Pages 120-156
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  8. Beverley Milton-Edwards
    Pages 191-196
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 197-236

About this book

Introduction

This book examines dimensions of Islam and violence within wider debates about politics, history, faith, power and struggle both within Muslims' realms and outside. It explores the motif of violence in its myriad aspects including debates about sacrifice, private and public violence, responses and reactions, as well as suicide and martyrdom.

Keywords

Islam Muslims politics religion suicide terrorism violence

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