“The Myth of Religious Violence”


The Arizona, at Pearl Harbor
The forward magazines of the U.S. Navy battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) explode shortly after 08:00 hrs during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (USA), 7 December 1941.
(Wikimedia Commons public domain photograph)
I don’t believe that theology played a significant role in the Pearl Harbor attack.  Humans are entirely capable of fighting and killing one another without the assistance of religion.


A provocative essay.  I expect that the title alone has already upset some of my secular-minded readers:


The Myth of Religious Violence


Posted from Kaanapali, Maui, Hawaii



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