Confronting Genocide: Judaism, Christianity, Islam by Steven Leonard Jacobs

By Steven Leonard Jacobs

Confronting Genocide is the 1st selection of essays via famous students basically within the box of non secular stories to deal with this well timed subject. as well as theoretical pondering either faith and genocide and the connection among the 2, those authors examine the tragedies of the Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, Rwanda, Bosnia, and the Sudan from their very own certain vantage element.

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11. Ibid. 12. , 350. 13. D. J. Elazar and J. : Westview Press, 1981), 163–96. 14. Ibid. 15. , 174. 28 Chapter 1 16. Charles J. Liebman and Eliezer Don-Yehiya define the civil religion in Israeli society in these terms. Civil Religion in Israel: Traditional Judaism and Political Culture in the Jewish State (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983). 17. , 155 and 226. 18. See the discussion by Sammy Smooha of the extreme discrimination against Arabs in Israel: Pluralism and Conflict (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978), 102–3 and passim, and his analysis of the policy of domination pursued by the Israeli government, Existing and Alternative Policy Towards the Arabs in Israel (Fernand Braudel Center, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1981).

Ruether, 1974, 205 and 209. 78. , 194–95. 79. Cohn, 1967, op. , 22–23. 80. Abram Leon Sachar, A History of the Jews (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1967), 198. 81. , ch. 15. 82. Ruether, 1974, 214–15. 83. Cohn, 1967, op. , 23. Ruether describes the Protocols as providing a clear link between Christian anti-Judaism and modern anti-Semitism, op. , 223. 84. Hilberg, The Destruction of the European Jews, 5–6, and ch. 4. 85. , 5. Decision of the 4th Lateran Council 1215, Canon 68, copied from the legislation by Caliph Omar 11 (643–644), who had decreed that Christians wear blue belts and Jews yellow belts.

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