Publisher description for Religion and the war in Bosnia / edited by Paul Mojzes.


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Nineteen American and Balkan scholars examine the role of religion in the war in Bosnia and Herzgovina. Representing Muslim, Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and secular traditions, some authors regard religion as marginal to the conflicts while others assign it a pivotal role in the social and political divisions and confrontations in the region. Collectively, they offer a bold exploration of the religious dimensions of genocide and contemporary ethnic warfare.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Religious aspects.
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Atrocities.
Bosnia and Hercegovina -- History -- 1992-