Faith, reason, and the war against jihadism a call to action by George Weigel

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Jihad,
  • War -- Religious aspects,
  • International relations

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StatementGeorge Weigel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6431 .W432 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24050380M
ISBN 100385523785
ISBN 109780385524780
LC Control Number2010286172

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