Rick Rogers, Ph.D.
Eastern Michigan University
History & Philosophy, Office 701H
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E-Mail: RRogers@emich.edu
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Colloquium on Violence & Religion
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Harvard Pluralism Project
Holocaust: The Nizkor Project
The Hall of Church History
Islamic Gateway
Religion & Ethics (PBS Sunday 7:30 AM)


Akbar Ahmed and Brian Forst's After Terror.

Hector Avalos' Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence.

Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon's The Age of Sacred Terror.

John Collins' Does the Bible Justify Violence?

David Cook's Understanding Jihad.

Alan M. Dershowitz's Why Terrorism Works.

Hent de Vries' Religion and Violence: Philosophical Perspectives from Kant to Derrida.

J. Harold Ellens' four volume work The Destructive Power of Religion: Violence in Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

John Esposito's Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam.

Reuven Firestone's Jihad: The Origin of Holy War in Islam.

Rene Girard's I See Satan Fall Like Lightning.

Joseph Hoffmann's The Just War and Jihad: Violence in Judaism, Christiainity, and Islam.

Mark Juergensmeyer's Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence.

Charles Kimball's When Religion Becomes Evil.

Bruce Lincoln's Holy Terror: Thinking About Religion after September 11.

Ian Markham and Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi's September 11: Religious Perspectives on the Causes and Consequences.

David Martin's Does Christianity Cause War?

Oliver McTernan's Violence in God's Name: Religion in an Age of Conflict.

Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer’s Is Religion Killing Us? Violence in the Bible and Quran.

Christoph Reuter's My Life is a Weapon: A Modern History of Suicide Bombing.

Regina Schwartz's The Curse of Cain: The Violent Legacy of Monotheism.

Charles Selengut's Sacred Fury: Understanding Religious Violence.

John Shelby Spong's The Sins of Scripture: Exposing the Bible's Texts of Hate to Reveal the God of Love.

Jessica Stern's Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill.

Robin Wright's Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Militant Islam.