Description - Religion, Terror and Violence by Bryan Rennie
September 11 and the subsequent War on Terror continues to cast a long shadow over the world. Religion, Terror and Violence brings together a group of distinguished scholars from a range of backgrounds and disciplines to explore the claim that acts of violence - most spectacularly the attack of September 11, 2001 and the international reaction to it - were intimately linked to cultural and social authorizing processes that could be called 'religious.' This book provides a nuanced but incisive insight into the reaction of the discipline of religious studies to the post 9/11 world.
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Author Biography - Bryan Rennie
Bryan Rennie is Vira I. Heinz Professor of Religion, and Chair of the Department of Religion, History, Philosophy, and Classics Westminster College. His publications include Reconstructing Eliade: Making Sense of Religion (1996), (editor) Changing Religious Worlds: The Meaning and End of Mircea Eliade (2001), (editor) Mircea Eliade: A Critical Reader (Equinox Press, 2006), and (editor) The International Eliade (SUNY Press, 2007). Philip L. Tite is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Christian Literature and History, Department of Religious Studies, Willamette University. His previous publications include Compositional Transitions in 1 Peter: An Analysis of the Letter-Opening (1997) and Conceiving Peace and Violence: A New Testament Legacy (2004).