ISSN: 1522-5658
Supplement 2 (2007)

Table of Contents

The Contexts of Religion and Violence

Edited by Ronald A. Simkins, Creighton University

Introduction (pp. 1-3)

Ronald A. Simkins, Creighton University [ Introduction ]

1. Jerusalem in the Crusades: “Crescent and Cross,” Kingdom of Heaven, and the Fall of the City in 1099 and 1187 (pp. 4-13)

Eileen Dugan, Creighton University [ Chapter One ]

2. Prophecy, Purity, and Progress: Religion and Violence in the Conquest of America (pp. 14-30)

Tracy Neal Leavelle, Creighton University [ Chapter Two ]

3. St. Peter the Aleut: Sacred Icon and the Iconography of Violence (pp. 31-48)

Raymond A. Bucko, S.J., Creighton University [ Chapter Three ]

4. Writing Terror: The Representations and Interpretations of Terrorism in Eduardo Galeano, Cormac McCarthy, and William Vollmann (pp. 49-62)

Richard D. Hecht, University of California, Santa Barbara [ Chapter Four ]

5. Terror at the Holy of Holies: Christians and Jewish Builders of the Temple at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century (pp. 63-82)

Yaakov Ariel, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [ Chapter Five ]

6. The Striving Shaykh: Abdullah Azzam and the Revival of Jihad (pp. 83-102)

John C. M. Calvert, Creighton University [ Chapter Six ]

7. Al-Qaeda, Specter of Globalization (pp. 103-9)

Faisal Devji, New School [ Chapter Seven ]

8. Lessons From Srebrenica: The Danger of Religious Nationalism (pp. 110-16)

Noreen Herzfeld, St. John’s University (Collegeville) [ Chapter Eight ]

9. Implication of Religious Leaders in Mimetic Structures of Violence: The Case of Rwanda (pp. 117-37)

Vern Neufeld Redekop and Oscar Gasana, Saint Paul University, Ottawa [ Chapter Nine ]

10. Deliver Us From Evil: Genocide and the Christian World (pp. 138-52)

James E. Waller, Whitworth University [ Chapter Ten ]