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Teaching Religion and Violence

Brian K. Pennington


This book represents the accumulated professional insights and experience of expert college and university instructors who teach and write about the intersections of religion and violence. The introduction discusses the pedagogical challenges that any instructor faces when they design and deliver a course on religion and violence for undergraduates entering college in the post-9/11 world. Its first section, “Traditions,” provides historical and topical overviews of the teachings of several major religious traditions of the world on such topics as warfare, sacrifice, terrorism, and the coercive ... More

Keywords: religious violence, pedagogy, undergraduate teaching

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195372427
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372427.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian K. Pennington, editor
Maryville College

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