Modernity, religion, and the War on Terror

by Richard Dien Winfield

Publisher: Ashgate Pub. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Religion and culture,
  • Civilization, Modern,
  • Islam,
  • Terrorism

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRichard Dien Winfield.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL65.C8 W56 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17849021M
ISBN 109780754660569
LC Control Number2007004391

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Media, War, and. Terrorism. Responses from the Middle East and Asia. Edited by Peter van der Veer and Shoma Munshi. van der Veer, P. () Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity. Modernity, Religion, and the War on Terror. Table of Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS iii INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1: Modernity and Foundations Modernity, Foundations, and Normativity 15 Pre-Modernity and Legitimation 18 The Post-Modern Challenge to Modernity and the Limits of the And the War on Terror book 20 The Dilemma behind the Rhetoric of Post-Modernism 30 Modernity beyond Enlightenment and Post-Modernism 31 CHAPTER 2: Modernity.

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His view is that extremists have hi-jacked his religion, and he presents an alternative, tolerant version of Islam. There is an argument going on in Muslim communities about whether or not a reformation, a revival of Islam is needed.

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Iklé’s book is a classic from the s, written during the Vietnam War at a time of agonizing reappraisal in the US, with tens of thousands dying and no concept of how to bring the conflict to a close. Indeed, in our domestic culture wars, modernity has hardly had a voice.

Battles over issues like family values, the role of religion in society, sex and violence on TV, and political correctness have been fought between conservatives on the cultural Right and progressives on the cultural Left.

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The domestic dimension of the U.S. war on terrorism entailed new antiterrorism legislation, such as the USA PATRIOT Act; new security institutions, such as the Department of Homeland Security; the preventive detainment of thousands of suspects; surveillance and intelligence-gathering programs by the National Security Agency (NSA).

In the wake of the attacks of 9/11, President George W. Bush called for a global 'War on Terror,' launching an ongoing effort to thwart terrorists before they act. In Muslims’ heated debates over anti-Americanism, one of the key recurring questions is whether America has a majority Christian population or is a Christian state.

And comparisons between President Bush and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad abound. Religious Terrorism T errorism in the name of religion has become the predominant model for political violence in the modern world.

This is not to suggest that it is the only model because nationalism and ideology remain as potent catalysts for extremist behavior. However, religious extremism has become a central issue for the global Size: KB. 7 Russian Terrorism, – Yves Ternon 8 The “Golden Age” of Terrorism Gérard Chaliand and Arnaud Blin 9 Lenin, Stalin, and State Terrorism Gérard Chaliand and Arnaud Blin 10 Terrorism in Time of War: From War II to the Wars of National.

Rather, it is a war of fundamentalism against faiths of all kinds that are at peace with freedom and modernity. This war even has far gentler echoes in America's own religious conflicts -.

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