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The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a

The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade by Philip Jenkins

The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade



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ISBN: 9780062105097
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Page: 448


May 4, 2011 - I've always been struck by the parallels between the Christian Crusades and the modern-day "jihads" roiling the Islamic world. Feb 5, 2010 - It becomes known as the Battle of Tours (or Poitier), and many historians consider it one of the great turning points in world history. Along with the Galileo affair and the Spanish Inquisition (both partially to largely misunderstood), they have become a metaphor for Christian “intolerance. The Revolutionary War, while not a crusade, was nevertheless religious for one crucial reason: because it was the duty of all Christians to improve the world around them by sacred and secular means in order that God might be glorified and pleased. His book, however, takes a directly theological angle, as evidenced by the title: The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade (HarperOne, 2014), 448pp. The Crusades are generally portrayed as a series of holy wars against Islam led by power-mad popes and fought by religious fanatics. Mar 10, 2010 - CANNABIS CULTURE - Chris Bennett is preparing for battle in his quest to become the first Canadian legally permitted to use marijuana for religious purposes. If you want your Has economics really become less about "free market priesthood"? Ancient And make no mistake, that will be a very good thing for those countries. Jul 28, 2013 - The Crusades also led to the development of Catholic "just war" theory, and reintroduced the idea of a Church Militant to the West—which promptly turned it on the East, when the Teutonic Knights went and conquered/converted the Baltic (giving the side effect of completing the Christianization of Godfrey of Bouillon became the first "Frankish" ruler of Jerusalem, though refusing the crown and title of a King and preferring to be known merely as "Defender of the Holy Sepulcher". He says this is due in large part to the He makes a good case for the rejection of the term "holy war" to describe the OT's war narratives, opting instead to use terms like "divine war" or "Yahweh war" (most of the contributors to the collection express agreement). By their lights Ah, the Crusades. Back in 1000 AD, Into this volatile mix emerged a religious leader (Pope Urban II) who declared a holy war on a richer, more cosmopolitan infidel civilization. Else in this centenary year?--World War I. Jan 22, 2012 - In 1095, the Pope, Urban II, realising that there's nothing like a good foreign war to solve your problems at home, called on all good Christians to travel to the Holy Land to seize it from the Muslims. May 15, 2014 - (1) He goes through a host of pro-crusade literature, showing that the book of Joshua is almost never used as support for the crusades, while other ancient Hebrew texts are. Jan 20, 2014 - As a result, the conflict became deeply religious, and was defended as a cause not only authorized by God, but a holy war led by him against the forces of Antichrist.[2].

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