America as the enemy
American govnt as primary or secondary foe
o America supports the secular Egyptian govnt that he (Abouhalima: 9/11) and his
collegues find directly oppressive, but also because of its history of terrorist attacks.
o Bin Laden: Ameri
Islams neglected Duty
A series of terrifying events raises a complicated question: why have these three things
religious conviction, hatred of secular society, and the demonstration of power through acts of
violence so frequently unified in recent Islami
1) The difference in the idea of protection:
members have rules to follow to ensure Jonestown legacy.
Telling them to commit suicide or be killed by a Capitalist society.
b. Jonestown members:
Members following rules to avoid beating (se
This is my first and only letter I will be writing about being a member of Peoples
Temple. This is the first one Father has ever asked us all to write to our loved ones. I know you
have been worried, but Father is taking care of us. T
Class 6 - October 21
Terror and God
-the relationship between terror and religion
-elements of violence exit in these scripture for people to use for their own purposes, it
is instrumental. violence comes from their approbation of these materials.
Krause, C. A. (1978). Guyana massacre: They eyewitness account. New York,New York:
Berkeley Publishing Corporation.
Maaga, M. M. (1998). Hearing the voices of jonestown. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse
Moore, R. (1998). Roller jo
Juergensmeyer `Terror in the Mind of God:`
The re-emergence of religion
The religiously inspired terrorist
Jihad actually means striving in the path of Allah. p.79
There are 4 diff
The conventional dating of the witchcraft era is from about 1450 to 1750.
unlike what is said, it is very unlikely that more that 100k people died as witches. The best estimate Is
about 60k people including men.
witch-hunts came in waves and were concentr