“It may be one of the ironies of history, graphically displayed in incidents of terrorism, that the answers to the questions of why the contemporary world still needs religion and of why it has suffered such public acts of violence, are surprisingly the same.”
–Mark Juergensmeyer, Terror in the Mind of God
RELS 3230.00. Race, Religion and Murder. Cross-listed with AFRS. An introduction to the intersection of race, religion, and violence in American culture. Addresses how Judeo-Christian, Islamic, and Asian traditions have been used to justify and even condone acts of violence against women, children, and peoples of color. (TR 2-3:15 Julia Robinson) Cultural or Textual Analysis.