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  French Wars of Religion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The French Wars of Religion were a series of conflicts fought between Catholics and Huguenots (Protestants) from the middle of the sixteenth century to the Edict of Nantes in 1598, including civil infighting as well as military operations.
At Orléans, Francis, Duke of Guise was assassinated, and Catherine's fears that the war might drag on led her to negotiate a truce and the Edict of Amboise (1563).
The essential first step in this was the negotiation of the Edict of Nantes, which, rather than being a kind of genuine toleration, was in fact a kind of permanent truce between the religions, with guarantees for both sides.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/First_War_of_Religion   (1287 words)

 War - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
At the outbreak of World War I the writer Thomas Mann wrote, "Is not peace an element of civil corruption and war a purification, a liberation, an enormous hope?" This attitude was embraced by many societies from Sparta in Ancient Greece and the ancient Romans to the fascist states of the 1930s.
Total war is the modern term for the targeting of civilians and the mobilization of an entire society.
A war where the forces in conflict belong to the same country or empire or other political entity is known as a civil war.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /war.htm   (2915 words)

 War Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
War is a state of widespread conflict between states, organisations, or relatively large groups of people, which is characterised by the use of lethal violence between combatants or upon civilians.
A war to liberate an occupied country is sometimes characterised as a "war of liberation", while a war between internal elements of the same state may constitute a civil war.
A conventional war is a war where nuclear or biological weapons are not used, whereas, unconventional warfare (nuclear warfare) is a war where such weapons are used.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/War   (3631 words)

 The U.S. Army Professional Writing Collection
Religion, as a motivator and catalyst to garner popular support for waging war, may or may not be rooted in justifiable purpose.
Religion played the essential role amongst the individual combatants and was the essential fabric of the two warring cultures.
The clear distinction and premise of this essay is that, while religion may motivate, and in fact may become the essential ingredient for the sustainment of war, it is seldom the cause.
www.army.mil /professionalwriting/volumes/volume1/december_2003/12_03_2.html   (2298 words)

 Religion and War
Wars are generally territorial and economic but they become religious when a warring party dedicates their performance/participation to their God(s).
The second great war when broken down was a religious war fought between the christian countries of the Allies, the chosen people of God (not really direct participation, but a psychological war), and the anti-christ in Germany.
Religion helps countries justify their militant actions at the same time it provides combatants the spark they need to continue.
www.georgiasouthern.edu /~tjorda13/war.html   (661 words)

 List of wars - Simple English Wikipedia
1478 - War between the Principality of Moscow and the Republic of Novgorod.
1532 - 1546 Ottoman-Habsburg War in the Mediterranean
1918 Finnish Civil War, fought between "the reds" (rebellious Socialists) and "the whites" (anti-Socialists) in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution of 1917.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_wars   (1584 words)

 Le Mars Daily Sentinel: Story: The Civil War & civil religion
The second great consequence of the Civil War was the assertion of rule by law and the end of secessionist ideology.
As momentous as the achievements and consequences of the Civil War were in their time and place, it is important to recognize that they did not render necessary or inevitable the subsequent status of the war as the American phenomenon; other events or movements MIGHT have enjoyed that status.
World War II could also occupy the hallowed status of the defining American phenomenon as its 16 million servicemen and over 300,000 killed decisively inaugurated the "American Century." But neither these, or many other contenders, have displaced the Civil War in the American consciousness.
www.lemarssentinel.com /story/1070905.html   (838 words)

 FT October 2001: Good Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Kerrey’s comments are typical of the modern ethos of war: war may be necessary, but it is inherently base and vile, and it taints everything it touches.
The modern ethos of war was first articulated by Erasmus, who argued at length that war was unnatural and unfitting for human beings, and that even just wars are morally unacceptable.
War is not to be entered into lightly—especially modern war with its propensity for disproportionate measures in combat.
www.firstthings.com /ftissues/ft0110/articles/cole.html   (3676 words)

A curious state religion to be held by the eldest daughter of the Church, certainly, but in reality only the swinging back of the pendulum to where the nation was before the Revolution.
He read FIRST THINGS avidly and was frustrated when he could not find a typo or grammatical error in an issue.
In 2004 the former rector delivered from the pulpit a blast against George W. Bush and the war in Iraq, and the report is that the IRS is claiming that this constituted an implicit endorsement of a candidate and may cost the church its tax-exempt status.
www.firstthings.com   (8884 words)

 Swans Commentary: Religion and War in Yugoslavia, by David Jovanovic - djovan01
The 1990s wars in Yugoslavia have often been called, in literature and in the media, an ethnic conflict; endless newspaper articles and television broadcasts have analysed results of "ethnic" hatred in the former Yugoslav republics.
According to Mark Juergensmeyer, Professor of Global Studies and Sociology at UCSB and author of the book "The New Cold War: Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State," it is the rhetoric of Cosmic War that maintains the competition and conflict between distinct institutionalized approaches to the divine.
In this context, the religious identity driven war in the former Yugoslavia can be seen as an extension of a greater struggle that does not encompass only the visible realm but the invisible one as well.
www.swans.com /library/art7/djovan01.html   (2565 words)

 Illinois During the Civil War: Religion and Culture
Religion and Culture in Illinois and the North During the Civil War
The Civil War and emancipation changed the face of religion for a portion of the African-American population as well.
Although Lincoln named slavery as the war's central cause, his insistence upon humility, and democracy's constant discussion and revision of its goals, restrained him from becoming an unforgiving Union partisan, even as he fought to crush the Confederate war effort.
dig.lib.niu.edu /civilwar/religionculture.html   (2386 words)

 Reformation: Religious Wars
Thus began the French Wars of Religion which were to last for almost forty years and destroy thousands of innocent lives.
Of all the monarchs of Europe, Philip was the most zealous defender of his religious faith and his energies in pursuit of this defense greatly changed the face of Europe.
The Thirty Years War was, perhaps, the first World War fought in Europe, for nearly every state in Europe became involved in the war in some way or another.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/REFORM/WARS.HTM   (2551 words)

 "Religious Groups Mount Last-Ditch Anti-War Effort" Religion News Service, October 10, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The leaders pointedly reminded Bush of his frequent citing of his "reliance on principles of faith" and noted "it is just such principles that have motivated" the outpouring of anti-war statements from religious leaders and ethicists across the country.
The House appeared ready to vote on the Iraq war resolution on Thursday but in the Senate it appeared a vote would be delayed until at least next week.
Bread for the World, the Christian humanitarian and anti-hunger group, also expressed its opposition, saying war "is a major cause of hunger in the world, and a war against Iraq would halt, even reverse, the progress made thus far" and damage even further the already weak world economy.
www.bread.org /media/articles/2002/rns_october_10.html   (842 words)

 List of wars - Gurupedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
War of 1812 fought between the United States and Britain, and part of the greater war between Britain and France
War of the Pacific between Chile and the joint forces of Bolivia and Peru
Balkan Wars are fought for control of the European territories of the
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_wars.htm   (1087 words)

 Family First: Religion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Family First Site would like to take a few moment to remember one of the great people of our time, and one who will be remembered for many years to come as a kind and gentle person.
Today’s Family First Site is one that has a very positive message, one that celebrates not only the love of Jesus Christ, but also the friendship of family and acquaintances.
From the first prayer offered at the Continental Congress by Jacob Duché to Ben Franklin’s dramatic call for prayer during the Constitutional Convention, America has a rich history of reliance on prayer that continues today.
www.familyfirst.com /cat_religion.html   (4259 words)

 BBC - GCSE Bitesize - SOS Teacher History first world war religion in victorian britain
They belonged to religions such as the Methodists and the Baptists.
There was a big increase in these religions in the Victorian period, as it was particularly strong in the big industrial towns, where the preachers went to try to give spiritual aid and guidance to the workers.
All the religions were involved in most aspects of society.
www30.thdo.bbc.co.uk /schools/gcsebitesize/sosteacher/history/36161.shtml   (385 words)

 The First Internet War
Depending on whom you ask, Scientology is either a legitimate religion offering followers a route to spiritual enlightenment and salvation, or a fraudulent scam -- and, let me say at the outset, I have no opinion as to which characterization is the correct one.
What is clear, however, is that relations between adherents and critics have never been pleasant; passions run feverishly high on both sides, and the Scientologists have often been accused of dealing, shall we say, rather harshly with their critics.
Perhaps the most obvious implication of the Scientology War is that on the new global network that measure of control has all but vanished.
www.cli.org /DPost/X0003_ARTICLE4.html   (2582 words)

 Joseph Loconte & Nile Gardiner on War & Religion on National Review Online
Church leaders also claim that war would destabilize the region and incite more terrorist wrath against the United States and Britain.
The U.S. war in Afghanistan toppled a brutal government, eliminated a safe haven for al Qaeda, and was greeted with unbridled joy by those who suffered most under the Taliban — women and children.
— Joseph Loconte is the William E. Simon fellow in religion and a free society at the Heritage Foundation, where Nile Gardiner is a visiting fellow in Anglo-American security policy.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-loconte-gardiner031203.asp   (984 words)

 Revolutionary War Campaigns: First Continental Congress
And whereas, in consequence of other statutes, judges who before held only estates at will in their offices, have been made dependent on the Crown alone for their salaries, and standing armies kept in times of peace.
That our ancestors, who first settled these colonies, were at the time of their emigration from the mother country, entitled to all the rights, liberties, and immunities of free and natural born subjects within the realm of England.
That by such emigration they by no means forfeited, surrendered, or lost any of those rights, but that they were, and their descendants now are entitled to the exercise and enjoyment of all such of them, as their local and other circumstances enable them to exercise and enjoy.
www.myrevolutionarywar.com /campaigns/firstcongress.htm   (821 words)

 James Keir Hardie
With the support of Robert Smillie, the leader of the Lanarkshire miners, Hardie began advocating socialism and in 1888 stood as the Independent Labour candidate for the constituency of Mid-Lanark.
Hardie first attempt to enter the House of Commons ended in failure as he finished at the bottom of the poll.
Between the end of the South African War and 1914 he burned himself out working to try and prepare a tremendous international general strike, to be declared when the European War, which he could see was coming, broke out.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /PRhardie.htm   (3013 words)

 The War on Religion by Rep. Ron Paul
The justification is always that someone, somewhere, might possibly be offended or feel uncomfortable living in the midst of a largely Christian society, so all must yield to the fragile sensibilities of the few.
The establishment clause of the First Amendment was simply intended to forbid the creation of an official state church like the Church of England, not to drive religion out of public life.
This is the real reason the collectivist Left hates religion: Churches as institutions compete with the state for the people’s allegiance, and many devout people put their faith in God before their faith in the state.
www.lewrockwell.com /paul/paul148.html   (585 words)

 God, Germany, and Britain in the Great War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
God, Germany, and Britain in the Great War compares the patriotic preaching of two major combatants in World War II--Germany and Great Britain.
The core material for the study is the war sermons of the British and German clergy of 1914-1918, but the author also employs numerous speeches, books, addresses, pamphlets, and journal articles to support his arguments.
As Hoover demonstrates, the Protestant churchmen played a significant role in the First World War as religion became a key ingredient in the "war fever" experienced on both sides.
www.christianityinternational.com /bookstore/abooks1/0275931692AMUS52315.html   (122 words)

 Townhall.com :: Columns :: The war on religion by Paul Greenberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference (talk about mixing politics and religion!) that was causing all the trouble, and stirring folks up for no good reason.
Which is the charge he levels against those preachers opposed to the filibuster.
The senator's objections to religion in politics seem limited to the Religious Right.
www.townhall.com /columnists/paulgreenberg/pg20050427.shtml   (732 words)

This White House, the article avers further, is "suffused with an aura of prayerfulness" and a "sense of destiny that approaches the Calvinistic" and is little burdened with old questions of a conflict being a "just war" in the classic Christian sense.
Now, everyone knows that George W. Bush went through two earlier overnight conversions, first when he stopped drinking cold-turkey in 1986, and second, when evangelist Billy Graham talked to him about fundamentalist religion.
What has not been so well noted is that he -- by more and more accounts -- underwent a third conversion in the first months after 9/11 as he became gripped by the idea that he was the man chosen to liberate the Middle East.
www.informationclearinghouse.info /article1942.htm   (689 words)

 AllRefer.com - Sino-Japanese War, First (Chinese And Taiwanese History) - Encyclopedia
Sino-Japanese War, First, 1894–95, conflict between China and Japan for control of Korea in the late 19th cent.
The Li-lto Convention of 1885 provided for mutual troop withdrawals and advance notification of any new troop movements into Korea.
See T. Takeuchi, War and Diplomacy in the Japanese Empire (1935, repr.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/SinoJap1.html   (329 words)

 French Wars of Religion Timeline
King declared war on city of La Rochelle
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www.timelines.info /history/conflict_and_war/15th_-_17th_century_conflicts/french_wars_of_religion   (79 words)

 Prophecy/Commentary:  WAR AND RELIGION -- HANUKKAH
Haggai that are, for the first time in history, coming to pass.
during its first commonwealth and it was the same one that Haggai used.
Oil was hidden before the destruction of the First Temple.
www.hebroots.org /hebrootsarchive/9911/991112_j.html   (3756 words)

When Pastor Martin Niemoeller was first arrested in 1937 for his vocal opposition to Hitler's Third Reich policies, he was Der Fuehrer's personal prisoner, and from there, the decorated World War I U-boat captain began a descent into a hellish existence the world has not since seen.
This book, first published in 1942, contains the account of Neimoeller's face-to-face discussions with Hitler, and tells the story of his eight-year imprisonment and his struggle against the greatest killing bureaucracy of the twentieth century.
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www.shop.com /op/aprod-p26564211   (249 words)

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