Message from Mt. Moriah: The Non-Permutable Law of War & Conflict

19 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2010

See all articles by Barbara Pfeffer Billauer

Barbara Pfeffer Billauer

Institute of World Politics; International Program in Bioethics, U. of Porto; Foundation for Law and Science Centers, Inc.

Date Written: October 18, 2010

Abstract

A Non-traditional reading of the Genesis story of the Sacrifice of Isaac based on traditional sources and derived from primary sources that illustrates the limits of warfare or armed conflict waged in the name of religion.

Keywords: al queda, terrorism, fanaticism, zealots, religious zealts, jihad, sacrifice, sacrifice of Isaac, Abraham's ten tests

JEL Classification: N40, N45, D74, H56, K43, K49

Suggested Citation

Billauer, Barbara P., Message from Mt. Moriah: The Non-Permutable Law of War & Conflict (October 18, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1711448 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1711448

Barbara P. Billauer (Contact Author)

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