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By Charlene P. E. Burns

within the wake of the 9-11 tragedy contemporary political and non secular conflicts, awareness to spiritual violence has elevated exponentially. even though violence within the identify of faith has been round for hundreds of years, there's expanding have to study the roots of spiritual violence, with the desire of operating for peace. in additional ethical than God, Charlene Burns takes a special examine the mental motivations in the back of spiritual violence. Drawing from psychology, philosophy, and theology, Burns illuminates the interaction among our pictures of God, our person egos, and our collective selves, and brings to mild the measure to which every folks can and needs to take accountability for the spiritual panorama. as well as her personal viewpoint on spiritual violence, Burns presents a quick historical past of non secular violence and addresses different attainable motivations, together with politics, economics, globalization, kin dynamics and more.

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