Examining the Intersection of Religion and Violence

Two authors look into correlations between Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and other theologies, and violent acts.

Guests:

Hector Avalos, associate professor of religious studies at Iowa State University; author of Fighting Words: The Origins Of Religious Violence

Charles Kimball, professor of religion at Wake Forest University; author of When Religion Becomes Evil

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When Religion Becomes Evil

Five Warning Signs

by Charles Kimball

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Fighting Words

The Origins Of Religious Violence

by Hector Avalos

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