Religion and violence in South Asia : theory and practice / edited by John R. Hinnells and Richard King

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Subjects: Violence--Religious aspects
Violence--South Asia--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
LC Classification: B, BL
Physical Description: ix, 265 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Hinnells, John R
King, Richard, 1966-
Notes: LCCN: 2006015458
ISBN: 0415372909 (hbk)
ISBN: 0415372917 (pbk)
ISBN: 0203088697 (ebk)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction / John R. Hinnells and Richard King -- Classical approaches to violence in South Asian traditions -- Telling stories about harm : an overview of Asia in early Indian narratives / Laurie I. Patton -- The non-violence of violence : Jain perspectives on warfare, asceticism and worship / Paul Dundas -- Buddhist monks, Buddhist kings, Buddhist violence : on the early Buddhist attitudes to violence / Rupert Gethin -- Crimes against God and violent punishment in al-Fatāwā al-ʻĀlamgīriyya / Robert Gleave -- Text as sword : Sikh religious violence taken for wonder / Balbinder Singh Bhogal -- Religion and violence in contemporary South Asia -- Operationalizing Buddhism for political ends in a martial context in Lanka : the case of Siṃhalatva / Peter Schalk -- Religion and violence : the historical context for conflict in Pakistan / Ian Talbot -- The 2002 pogrom in Gujarat : the post-9/11 face of Hindu nationalist anti-Muslim violence / Christophe Jaffrelot -- Theory : framing the 'religion and violence' debate -- A categorical difference : communal identity in British epistemologies / Peter Gottschalk -- The global fiduciary : mediating the violence of 'religion' / Arvind Mandair -- The association of 'religion' with violence : reflections on a modern trope / Richard King
OCLC Number: 68965660
ISBN/ISSN: 0415372909
0415372917
0203088697