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Violent Beliefs: Faith, Hope and Violence in Religious Movements

Hugo Slim, HD Centre for Human Dialogue

Created 08/17/2015

Analysis

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This article discusses the challenges and value of studying religious movements in their own terms in order to create a sound analysis.  Slim arguese that understanding armed religious movements and their approach to violence needs to focus on two main areas of enquiry: a general appreciation of religious mentality and a particular understanding of the distinct religious vision and intent of the group in question.  

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