Society of Biblical Literature

The Destructive Power of Religion

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Ellens, J. H. (Ed.). (2004).
The Destructive Power of Religion
:
Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
.
Westport CT: Praeger-Greenwood.

This four-volume collection of essays from 30 contributors examines the relationship of violence and religion with particular reference to psychological dynamics. This work, edited by Hal Ellens, co-chair of the SBL Psychology and Biblical Studies section, includes contributions from Psybibs presenters Paul Anderson, Donald Capps, Charles (Tom) Davis, D. Andrew Kille, Michael Willett Newheart, Ilona Rashkow, Wayne Rollins, and Walter Wink, as well as Martin Marty, Jack Miles and Desmond Tutu.

This book was featured in a session of the Psychology and Biblical Studies Section at the SBL Annual Meeting in Philadelphia in November 2005.

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