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Tag Archives: religion and violence

Karen Armstrong on the connections between religion and violence

[todaysdate] (RNS) In the West, the idea that religion is inherently violent is taken for granted by everyone from academics to cab drivers, says British religion scholar Karen Armstrong, the former Roman Catholic nun who wrote the best-selling “A History of God.” Her new book, “Fields of Blood: Religion and the …

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The business of church safety

Ron Aguiar knows that the ringing of bullets in a house of worship will soon be followed by the sound of his ringing phone.

Aguiar is a church security expert who advises houses of worship on security strategies.

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God is not violent

In another post on this website Eric Blauer has shared his struggle with the relationship between violence and faith. If you haven’t read it, please do; it is an important statement.  My own journey has led me to a conclusion that might or might not be different from Eric’s, but it feels to me like it is in the same neighborhood.

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