Chapter 3 discusses the dissemination of the idea of holy war
among Polish elites of the early twelfth century, and examines '"the right and just" wars waged by Boleslaw III against the Pomeranians' as examples of holy wars
and protocrusades taking place at the same time.
The public prosecutor who read out the charges against the two said the suspects were involved in spreading sedition by issuing fatwas (religious edicts) and inciting people to participate in a holy war
in Iraq, in addition to embracing takfiri (declaring Muslims as kafirs) ideologies.
The exposition in Holy Wars
starts with a summary of his prior views so terse that it misleads.
Noticeably, Jenkins fails to cite any New Testament passages in which Jesus incites his followers to violence and holy war
For him, the appalling attack on New York with its terrible loss of life was only the opening shot in a holy war
While examining Judaism, Christianity and Islam in a historical context, the authors corrected various misunderstandings that often single out Islam as the sole religion in the region that promotes holy wars
, while in reality similar calls regarding holy wars
can also be found in the history of Judaism and Christianity.
God of Battles: Holy Wars
of Christianity and Islam.
There are simple lessons to be learned and relearned about holy wars
, ethnic hatred and the dangers of religious chauvinism in a diverse secular state.
Religious conservatives are angry at widespread accusations that their holy wars
against gays and abortion doctors have created a climate that encourages violence.
It gives them the capacity to be true believers and to fight holy wars
fr MF, croisade; Sp, cruzada; Lat, crux; " cross " ) Christian holy wars
fought during the Middle Ages at the behest of various popes.