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The religious in responses to mass atrocity

interdisciplinary perspectives

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Religious aspects -- Congresses,
  • Atrocities -- History -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Thomas Brudholm, Thomas Cushman.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsBrudholm, Thomas, 1969-, Cushman, Thomas, 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.V55 R56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22795964M
    ISBN 109780521518857
    LC Control Number2008052022

    Defining Atrocities. The term mass atrocities is not unproblematic, given that language is employed to support action, prevent action, or cover up inaction in the face of widespread grave human rights abuses. I use the term "mass atrocity" here to include genocide, crimes against humanity, some war crimes, and ethnic cleansing. Throughout history religion has been used as an excuse, or driving force, for some of the worst atrocities imaginable. From pre-history to modern history, religion is, for many people, just an excuse to kill other people. This list highlights eight of the worst atrocities (but not necessarily the top 8).

      Brudholm and Cushman provide a wide-ranging analysis of the ways in which religious ideas and institutions interact with the efforts to come to terms with mass killings and slaughter. The assembled authors ask when and how religious language, beliefs, and practices can be helpful in responses to the mass atrocities of our time. It will have been 25 years since the Rwanda genocide in spring What role do media play in alerting the international community to looming mass atrocity? Could more informed and comprehensive coverage of mass atrocities mitigate or even halt the killing by sparking an international outcry? How do we assess the impact of hate media reporting in a killing spree?

    The Responsibility to Protect (R2P or RtoP) is a global political commitment which was endorsed by all member states of the United Nations at the World Summit in order to address its four key concerns to prevent genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.. The principle of the Responsibility to Protect is based upon the underlying premise that sovereignty entails a. “Religious Rhetoric in Responses to Atrocity.” InThe Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity, ed. by Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman. Cambridge University Press, , 21– “Towards an Ethics of Reading Survivor Testimonies.” Studies in the Literary Imagination (Fall ): 1–


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Flip to back Flip to front. Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn : $ Metrics. Book description. A peculiar and fascinating aspect of many responses to mass atrocities is the creative and eclectic use of religious language and frameworks.

Some crimes are so extreme that they 'cry out to heaven', drawing people to employ religious vocabulary to make meaning of and to judge what happened, to deal with questions of guilt and responsibility, and to re-establish hope and.

A peculiar and fascinating aspect of many responses to mass atrocities is the creative and eclectic use of religious language and frameworks. Some crimes are so extreme that they "cry out to heaven," drawing people to employ religious vocabulary to make meaning of and to judge what happened, to deal with questions of guilt and responsibility, and to reestablish hope and trust in their : $ A peculiar and fascinating aspect of many responses to mass atrocities is the creative and eclectic use of religious language and frameworks.

Some crimes are so extreme that they “cry out to heaven,” drawing people to employ religious vocabulary to make meaning of and to judge what happened, to deal with ques- tions of guilt and responsibility, and to reestablish hope and trust in their lives. The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Thomas Brudholm, Thomas Cushman A peculiar and fascinating aspect of many responses to mass atrocities is the creative and eclectic use of religious language and frameworks.

Mass atrocities elicit responses that employ religious terminology. This open-ended framework provides a wide-ranging scope for this book, which deals with philosophical, ethical, sociological, and religious approaches to post-violence politics and societies.

Like many others in The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity, Turner sees religion as a double-edged sword. This book can be commended for bringing to the field of transitional justice much needed attention to the topic of religion, which is Author: Lyn S.

Graybill. atrocity. Th e use of religious discourse and ideas in responses to mass atrocities is fraught with ambiguity. On the one hand, there seems to be an almost functional imperative toward the use of religious language and ideas to attempt to understand what.

A peculiar and fascinating aspect of many responses to mass atrocities is the creative and eclectic use of religious language and frameworks. Some crimes are so extreme that they 'cry out to heaven', drawing people to employ religious. The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ed.

Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman. A peculiar and fascinating aspect of many responses to mass atrocities is the creative and eclectic use of religious language and frameworks. Some crimes are so extreme that they 'cry out to heaven', drawing people to employ religious vocabulary to make meaning of and to judge what happened, to deal with questions of guilt and responsibility, and to re-establish hope and trust in their lives.

The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity - edited by Thomas Brudholm February Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: 3. Religious rhetoric plays a remarkable role in many responses to atrocities, and the role of religion in conflict-resolution is growing.

This collection offers a critical assessment of the possibilities and problems pertaining to attempts to bring religious - or semi-religious - allegiances and perspectives to bear in responses to the mass atrocities of our time. THE RELIGIOUS IN RESPONSES TO MASS ATROCITY: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES.

Edited by Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman. New York: Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp. $ cloth, $ ebook. NATIONS HAVE THE RIGHT TO KILL: HITLER, THE HOLOCAUST AND WAR. By Richard A. Koenigsberg. Religion's culture bound expectations for reconciliation are subordinated to nonconfessional understandings of justice.

Although almost certainly unintended, the cumulative impact of the volume is the message that it would be better if responses to. The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

[Thomas Brudholm; Thomas Cushman] -- An assessment of the attempts to bring religious allegiances and perspectives to bear in responses to the mass atrocities of our time. The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ed.

Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman Article in International Journal of Transitional Justice 4(1)   Highly recommended."" -Edward Kessler Director of the Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths Cambridge University ""Amidst Mass Atrocity and the Rubble of Theology is a rich and compelling foundational work towards renewing post-Holocaust Christian theology for the future/5(2).

Mass atrocities are generally understood as genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, but many other human rights abuses are committed in conflict-affected contexts.

There are a range of responses to these abuses, particularly by national and international actors, constituting international criminal justice and transitional justice.

Philpott, Daniel, When Faith Meets History: The Influence of Religion on Transitional Justice (). THE RELIGIOUS IN RESPONSE TO MASS ATROCITY: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES, Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman, (eds.), pp.Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University by: 3.

The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocities: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, co-edited with Thomas Cushman, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (peer reviewed). Journal of Human Rights: Special Issue on the Importance of the "Negative" Emotions in Post-Conflict Societies, co-edited with Thomas Cushman.Start studying Responses to Mass Atrocity Midterm.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Power on being bystanders to mass atrocity. acts with intent to destroy a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group.

Convention on Genocide definition. Responsibility to protect, prosecute, and palliate. This book argues that accountability for extraordinary atrocity crimes should not uncritically adopt the methods and assumptions of ordinary liberal criminal law.

Criminal punishment designed for common criminals is a response to mass atrocity and a device to promote justice in its aftermath. This book comes to this conclusion after reviewing the sentencing practices of 3/5(1).