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Religious Wars & Violence

Religious Wars & Violence

Author: Lee Gilmore
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This lesson presents an abbreviated history of religious wars, as well as the theological, textual, and historical bases, motivations, and justifications for violence both within and among different religions.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Terrorism

    The deliberate undertaking, or threatening, of violent actions against a civilian population designed to instill fear in that population in order to achieve desired social, political, or religious aims.

  • Ethnic Cleansing

    The targeting of ethic or religious groups for elimination from a particular area, generally either by death or forced relocation.

  • The Crusades

    A series of wars between Muslim and Christian armies for control of Eastern Europe, North Africa, and Palestine.