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    DescriptionCompletely revised and updated, this new edition of Terror in the Mind of God incorporates the events of September 11, 2001 into Mark Juergensmeyer's landmark study of religious terrorism. Juergensmeyer explores the 1993 World Trade Center explosion, Hamas suicide bombings, the Tokyo subway nerve gas attack, and the killing of abortion clinic doctors in the United States. His personal interviews with 1993 World Trade Center bomber Mahmud Abouhalima, Christian Right activist Mike Bray, Hamas leaders Sheik Yassin and Abdul Azis Rantisi, and Sikh political leader Simranjit Singh Mann, among others, take us into the mindset of those who perpetrate and support violence in the name of religion.


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    Title
    Terror in the Mind of God
    Subtitle
    The Global Rise of Religious Violence
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Juergensmeyer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 458 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520240117
    ISBN 10: 0520240111
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JPWL
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    BIC subject category V2: HRAM9
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Libri: I-RS
    BISAC V2.8: REL017000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: SOC039000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC051000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL037000
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRRSTSSC
    BISAC V2.8: POL000000
    BIC subject category V2: HRLP5
    DC22: 291.1/78331
    LC classification: BL65.V55 J84 2003
    DC22: 291.178331
    LC classification: 2003008770
    DC22: 201.764
    Thema V1.0: JBCC, JPWL, QRVS2, QRAM9
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    17 b/w photographs
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    14 May 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Author Information
    Mark Juergensmeyer is Professor of Sociology and Director of Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the winner of the prestigious Grawemeyer Award for 2003 in the religion category and the author of The New Cold War? Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State (California, 1993), and Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution (California, 2002), and editor of Global Religions: An Introduction (2003).
    Review quote
    "Written well and engagingly for a popular audience."--Jonathan Groner, "Washington Post Book World"