Why the Nations Rage

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Hodder & Stoughton, 1997 - Religion - 271 pages
This thoughtful book explores much of the background to the strife the globe faces today. In particular, Christopher Catherwood shows how religion and national pride, which are supposed to be positive forces, can become perverted ideologies that arouse hatred, slaughter, and war. Visit our website for sample chapters!

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This is a very readable, brief examination of how faith and nationalism shape each other in ways that can promote violence. Insightful book. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Christopher Catherwood (BA Oxford, MA Cambridge) is a visiting scholar, teaching each year on the issue of Islam and religious conflict for the University of Richmond in Virginia. He is a historian and author living and teaching in Cambridge, England.

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