Book review: Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts, written by Renard, John

in Religion and Theology
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Book review: Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts, written by Renard, John

in Religion and Theology

References

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John Renard“Exegesis and Violence: Texts, Contexts, and Hermeneutical Concerns,” in Fighting Words: Religion Violence and the Interpretation of Sacred Textsed. John Renard (Berkeley: University of California Press2012) 1.

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Renard“Exegesis and Violence” 2.

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Reuven Firestone“A Brief History of War in the Hebrew Bible and the Jewish Interpretive Tradition,” in Fighting Words47.

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Todd Lawson“The Baha’i Tradition: The Return of Joseph and the Peaceable Imagination,” in Fighting Words135.

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Jamsheed K. Choksy“Justifiable Force and Holy War in Zoroastrianism,” in Fighting Words162.

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Choksy“Justifiable Force and Holy War” 173.

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Michael Sells“Finhas of Medina: Islam, ‘The Jews,’ and the Construction of Religious Militancy,” in Fighting Words120.

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Laurie L. Patton“The Failure of Allegory: Notes on Textual Violence and the Bhagavad Gita,” in Fighting Words178.

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Pashaura Singh“Words as Weapons: Theory and Practice of a Righteous War (Dharam Yudh) in Sikh Texts,” in Fighting Words201.

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Singh“Words as Weapons” 221.

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Renard“Exegesis and Violence” 2.

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Renard“Exegesis and Violence” 26.

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