War and Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict, 1st Edition

  • Jeffrey M. Shaw
  • Timothy J. Demy
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  • ISBN-10: 1610695178
  • ISBN-13: 9781610695176
  • DDC: 261.8
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1098 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This three-volume reference provides a complete guide for readers investigating the crucial interplay between war and religion from ancient times until today, enabling a deeper understanding of the role of religious wars across cultures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
List of Primary Documents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology.
Guide to Related Topics.
A.
1: Abbasid Revolution (747–750 CE).
2: Acre, Sieges of (1189–1191, 1291).
3: Adī Granth.
4: Afghanistan, Soviet War in (1979–1989).
5: Afghanistan, U.S. War in (2001–).
6: Against the Murderous, Thieving Hordes of Peasants (Martin Luther, 1525).
7: Ahimsa.
8: Ahura Mazda.
9: Ai, Battle of (ca. 1400 BCE or 1200 BCE).
10: Alarcos, Battle of (1195).
11: Albigensian Crusade (1209–1229).
12: Alcántara, Order of.
13: Algeria, French Conquest of (1830–1857).
14: All India Muslim League.
15: Almohad Revolution (12th Century CE).
16: Al Qaeda.
17: Al Shabaab.
18: Alsted, Johann Heinrich (1588–1638).
19: Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (ca. 339–397 CE).
20: American Civil War, Religious Dimensions of.
21: American Revolution, Religious Dimensions of.
22: Ames, William (1576–1633).
23: Amun.
24: Anabaptist Pacifism.
25: Ancient Near Eastern Warfare, Religious Dimensions of.
26: Anglo-Afghan War (1839–1842).
27: Anglo-Sikh Wars (1845–1846, 1848–1849).
28: Antioch, Siege of (1097–1098).
29: Anti-Semitism.
30: Apocalyptic Literature.
31: Apocalypticism and War, Christian.
32: Apocalypticism and War, Jewish.
33: Apocalypticism and War, Muslim.
34: Aquinas, Thomas (1225–1274).
35: Arab-Israeli War of 1948.
36: Arianism and War.
37: Armenian Massacres.
38: Arnaud Amaury (Arnaud Amalric) (d. 1225).
39: Art and the Crusades.
40: Ascalon, Battle of (1099).
41: Ashoka (304–232 BCE).
42: Ashur.
43: Ashurbanipal (ca. 685–ca. 627 BCE).
44: Assassins.
45: Assyrian Warfare.
46: Audita Tremendi (1187).
47: Augustine (354–430 CE).
48: Aum Shinrikyo.
49: Austro-Ottoman Wars.
50: Ayodhya Conflict (1992).
51: Ayyubids.
B.
52: Baal.
53: Babylonian Conquest of Israel (597–586 BCE).
54: Bacon, Roger (ca. 1214–1294).
55: Badr, Battle of (624 CE).
56: Bahādur, Bandā Singh (1670–1716).
57: Baha’i Faith and War.
58: Balfour Declaration (1917).
59: Balkan Wars (1912–1913).
60: Bar Kochba Revolt (132–136 CE).
61: Bar Kochba, Simon (d. 135 CE).
62: Barons’ Crusade (1239–1241).
63: Bartholomew, Peter (d. 1099).
64: Basmachi Rebellion (1918–1933).
65: Belatucadros, Celtic God of War.
66: Bernard of Clairvaux (1090–1153).
67: Beth Zechariah, Battle of (162 BCE).
68: Beth Zur, Battle of (164 BCE).
69: Beza, Theodore (1519–1605).
70: Béziers, Massacre at (1209).
71: Bhagavad Gita and War.
72: Bhindranwale, Jarnail Singh (1947–1984).
73: Bible and War.
74: Bin Laden, Osama (1957–2011).
75: Bishops’ Wars (1639–1640).
76: Boko Haram.
77: Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (1906–1945).
78: Bouillon, Godfrey de (1060–1100).
79: Brown, John (1800–1859).
80: Buddhism and War.
81: Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–1575).
82: Bushido.
83: Buyids.
84: Byzantine-Muslim Wars (to 1035).
85: Byzantine-Seljuk Wars.
C.
86: Calatrava, Order of.
87: Caliphate.
88: Calvin, John (1509–1564).
89: Camel, Battle of the (656 CE).
90: Camisards, Revolt of (1702–1704).
91: Camp David Accords (1978).
92: Canon Law on War.
93: Carlist Wars (1833–1840, 1846–1849, 1872–1876).
94: Cathars.
95: Catholic (Holy) League.
96: Central Asia, Russian Conquest of.
97: Challenge of Peace: God’s Promise and Our Response (1983).
98: Chamkaur, Battle of (1705).
99: Charlemagne’s Conquests (ca. 747–814 CE).
100: Chemosh.
101: Christian Daimyo.
102: Christianity and War.
103: Christian-Muslim Conflict in Africa.
104: Christian-Muslim Wars in Spain.
105: Cistercian Order.
106: Clement V, Pope (ca. 1260–1314).
107: Clermont, Council of (1095).
108: Cold War, Religious Dimensions of.
109: Cologne War (1583–1588).
110: Confucianism and War.
111: Constantine (272–337 CE).
112: Constantinople, Arab Sieges of (674–678, 717–718).
113: Covadonga, Battle of (ca. May 28, 722 CE).
114: Cresson, Battle of (1187).
115: Crimean War, Religious Dimensions of.
116: Cromwell, Oliver (1599–1658).
117: Crusade (as term).
118: Crusade of 1101.
119: Crusade of Henry VI (1197–1198).
120: Crusade of the Poor (1309).
121: Crusades (Overview).
122: Crusades and Religious Relics.
123: Crusades, Naval History of.
124: Crusades, Women in the.
125: Cyprus, Kingdom of.
126: Cyrus Cylinder.
127: Cyrus II, King of Persia (ca. 600 or 576–530 BCE).
D.
128: Dalai Lama XIV (1935–).
129: Damascus, Arab Conquest of (634 CE).
130: Damietta, Siege of (1218–1219).
131: Daoism and War.
132: Dar al-Islam and Dar al-Harb.
133: Dasam Granth.
134: Deborah.
135: Deborah, Defeat of Sisera.
136: Decades (Bullinger, 1552).
137: Decretum (Decretum Gratiani) (Gratian, 12th Century CE).
138: Deeds of the Franks (Gesta Francorum) (ca. 1100).
139: Deities as Warriors in the Ancient Near East.
140: Delaware River Valley, Toleration and Conflict (1609–1681).
141: Despenser’s Crusade (1383).
142: Dev, Guru Arjan (1563–1606).
143: Dharam Yudh.
144: Dhimma.
145: Divine Kingship and War.
146: Druze and War.
147: Druze-Maronite Conflict (1840–1860).
148: Duc, Thich Quong (1897–1963).
E.
149: Easter Rising (1916).
150: Edessa, County of.
151: Edict of Fontainebleau (1685).
152: Egyptian Warfare.
153: Eighth Crusade (1270).
154: Eighty Years’ War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648).
155: El Cid (Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar) (ca. 1043–1099).
156: Emicho, Count of Leiningen (Late 11th Century).
157: English Civil Wars (1642–1651).
158: Erasmus, Desiderius (1466–1536).
159: Ethiopian-Adal War (1529–1543).
F.
160: Fatimid Conquest of Baghdad (1058).
161: Fatimid Conquest of Egypt.
162: Fatimid Conquest of North Africa.
163: Fatimids.
164: Fifth Crusade (1217–1221).
165: Fifth Monarchists.
166: First Crusade (1096–1099).
167: First World War and Religious Art.
168: First World War, Religious Dimensions of.
169: Fourth Crusade (1202–1204).
170: Frederick II and the Papacy, Conflict of.
171: French and Indian War, Religious Dimensions of.
172: French Colonial Policy in Africa (1750–1900).
173: French Wars of Religion (1562–1598).
G.
174: Gandhi, Mahatma (1869–1948).
175: Gaza War (2006).
176: German Peasants’ War (1524–1525).
177: Ghost Dance Movement.
178: Gideon.
179: Golden Temple, Battle of (1984).
180: Goodman, Christopher (1520–1603).
181: “Gott mit uns”.