The Cosmic Battle
Screen Shot Christian Zionism
Paul Kivel
Discrimination, Islamophobia, Racism, Social justice
Book chapter

Kivel, P. (2013d). The Cosmic Battle. In Living in the Shadow of the Cross: Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony. New Society Publishers.

In his work, Paul Kivel unravels the Christian binary of good and evil. Non-Christians, the Other, are depicted as being enemies of God therefore are evil. Kivel notes how politicians have used the fear of evil, the Other, as a way to promote war. In order to save and cleanse the world, violence is justified. This fear ensures continuous war and further perpetuates the us versus them dichotomy.

The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

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