Posts tagged "violence"
Donovan O. Schaefer reviews
Alpha God: The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression by Hector A. Garcia.
"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly .
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By Rachel Wagner We have become incapable of sitting with tragedy and loss, and instantly seek to make order of it through media.
by Joshua Stanton This month, it became clear that Americans must do more to prevent violence. A congresswoman was shot in the head in what seems to have been a politically motivated assassination attempt – only surviving by luck or miracle. Six others have died and many more were wounded. our country is in a state...
05 October 2005 By J.J. Helland Reviewers of David Cronenberg’s new film, A History of Violence have made much of the movie’s bloodshed as an adroit social commentary on America’s complicated obsession with violence and its linkage to sexual energy. But they’ve overlooked the thorny spiritual quest of the film’s protagonists. David Edelstein of Slate swooned over the film’s...