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Lecture14 - Christie Hua 5/20/09 Lecture 14: GLOBAL...

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Christie Hua 5/20/09 Lecture 14: GLOBAL REBELLION: RELIGIOUS CHALLENGES TO THE SECULAR STATE I. Why is this happening? Why now? a. Juergensmeyer wrote “Terror in the Mind of God,” “Global Rebellion” II. Sikh nationalism in India a. Juergensmeyer spent much time in India i. Punjabh ii. Sikhs 1. religious community that related to Hindu tradition 2. led by Sant Jarnail Singh Bindranwale a. young activists killing Indian government b. this person growls at young people i. they’ve missed the battles between good and evil III. The United States a. The rise of the militant Christian Right i. Timothy McVey 1. Oklahoma City Bombing a. Also had book with radical Christian ideas IV. Mahmud the Red a. Spiritual war b. Egyptian i. Said that 2000 ppl was the # of ppl that died in Hiroshima bombing ii. Bhavadagita 1. Lord Krisna says you have to fight b/c all fight is battle V. Bhindranwale a. The Sikh War against the secular state i. Religious conflict ii. Make evil enemies/satanic beasts out of your political enemies iii. Mrs. Gandhi is killed by 2 sikh bodyguards VI. Hindu nationalism in India a. Dominant party = Bharatiya Janta Party
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2010 for the course GLBL 2 taught by Professor Nielsen during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

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