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Religion, Terror and Error

Religion, Terror and Error

U.S. Foreign Policy and the Challenge of Spiritual Engagement

by Douglas Johnston

"This is that rare thing—a readable nonfiction book that both challenges experts in its field and simultaneously translates these challenges into a real resource for non-experts. I recommend it highly."

—Krista Tippett, Host and Producer of NPR's On Being

About Religion, Terror and Error

About Religion, Terror and Error

By Praeger Press

An overview of the book and author.

Read Chapter One

Read Chapter One

By Douglas M. Johnston

Read an excerpt from the highly lauded book about the challenge of spiritual engagement in U.S. foreign policy.

Praise for Religion, Terror, and Error

Praise for Religion, Terror, and Error

By Praeger Press

Krista Tippett, Imam Abdul Rauf, Dr. Amos Jordan and other public intellectuals reflect on the books significance.

Faith-Based Foreign Policy

Faith-Based Foreign Policy

By Patheos Editors

Should religion be a tool in the United States' diplomatic efforts with Islamic countries? A Q&A with diplomacy expert Douglas Johnston.

The International Center for Religion & Diplomacy (ICRD)

The International Center for Religion & Diplomacy (ICRD)

By Douglas Johnston

A summary of the ICRD's work in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and more.

Addressing the Religion Deficit in United States Foreign Policy

Addressing the Religion Deficit in United States Foreign Policy

By Douglas M. Johnston

Why religion must be at the heart of the United States' foreign policy strategy.

Book Club Roundtable

A Prison Chaplain on Religious Diplomacy

A Prison Chaplain on Religious Diplomacy

By Samuel Atchison

Johnston "gets it": religion plays an indispensible role in diplomacy between people groups, including United States foreign policy.

A Quintessential Diplomat

A Quintessential Diplomat

By Krista Tippett

Johnston offers new ways to think about the possible democratizing role of Islam in places like Pakistan, Iran, and Sudan.

"Religion, Terror and Error:" What's the Error?

By Eric Patterson

Johnston provides dozens of anecdotes of the power of religion in building understanding, resolving conflict, and building community.

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