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Empire of sacrifice

Jon Pahl

Empire of sacrifice

the religious origins of American violence

by Jon Pahl

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

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and culture -- United States,
  • Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Violence -- United States,
  • Sacrifice -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • United States -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementJon Pahl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR517 .P34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23654833M
    ISBN 100814767621
    ISBN 109780814767627
    LC Control Number2009030331

    On Sacrifice moves from biblical practices of animal sacrifice to modern ideas about self-sacrifice in war. The book is at its most profound in sorting out the relation between violence and sacrifice. Altogether, this is a very moving and deep book—philosophically, anthropologically, and religiously."—Avishai Margalit, author of On. Sacrifice (named Martyrdom before the Definitive Edition) is a technology only found in Age of Empires: The Rise of can be researched at the temple once Iron Age is reached. Sacrifice costs gold, making it the most expensive Temple technology. Once researched, Priests gain the ability to instantly convert an enemy unit when the Priest is sacrificed (press DELETE).

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This book concerns a single problem: “America” has become an empire, and that empire is not innocent, even though many citizens of the United States seem to imagine that their nation has some sort of divine right to dominate that does not implicate Americans in anything that might deserve blame.¹ I am bothered by this logic, which ascribes innocence to all things American, not because I.

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Introduction: blessed brutalities --Rethinking violence and religion in America --Sacrificing youth: from Reefer madness to Hostel --Sacrificing race: "the slaveholding religion" from Jarena Lee to Spike Lee --Sacrificing gender: from "Republican mothers" to Defense of Marriage Acts --Sacrificing humans: an empire of sacrifice from Mary.

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