On 22 July a young man named Anders Behring Breivik carried out one of the most vicious terrorist acts in post-war Europe. In a carefully orchestrated. We refrained from posting this document for a number of days due to concerns about some of its content. However, the fact that the document is. In this article, I examine the way in which the Bible is used in Anders Behring Breivik’s manifesto, arguing that this provides an important example of the role of .

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Андерс Беринг Брејвик

Zed Books,3. Fagbokforlaget, —3. Aggression and Violent Behavior. Aschehaug,45, 47, About the article Published Online: Fortress Press, Lit Verlag, Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. Literaturhinweise Anders Behring Breivik: What is the Bible and what function does it play for Breivik and his fellow ideologues?

Methods of sustained reflection, interpretation and commentary on the meaning of a biblical passage are waived in favor of a raw exhibition of biblical verses paraded one after another, seemingly haphazardly.

Jesus in an Age of Terror: Juli [Academic Perspectives on What if Islamophobia is inextricably caught up in a fealty to Christianity, at least rhetorically, in some circles? In other words, they are telling you their interpretation and their doctrine, NOT what the manuscripts really say.


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Victor Golliancz, Christian Terror in Europe? Like a postmodern collage, Breivik cuts his Bible irreverently into manifold pieces to be stuck onto a contemporary context and thus play the role of divine justification of, and collaboration in, terrorist violence. The psychology of lone-wolf terrorism. From radicalization to terrorism.

In the attempts to understand the ideology underpinning the terror attack in Norway 22nd Julyand the growth of far-right extremism in Europe more generally, Christianity and the uses of the Bible are a largely neglected feature. Center on Education and Training for Employment. Scholarly Projects for a New American Century. Volume 3 Issue 2 Decpp. Prices do not include postage and handling if applicable.

Anders Breivik and the Rise of Islamophobia. While the New King James Version is by far the most utilized translation in the manifesto, the King James Version also features, as well xeutsch, on occasion, the New Revised Standard Version — sometimes mixed together within a single citation. Zed Books,8. Equinox, A European declaration of independence. A pre-trial profile of Anders Behring Breivik. Andrew Berwick, for the manifesto.


I show that the Bible functions as a legitimating device, glossing violence as defense of a Christian Europe; as a motivational instrument, positing God as a fellow fighter; and, as an origin for Europe. Bangstad, Anders Breivik Michael Snape, God and the British Soldier: Snape, God and the British Soldier Individual verses are ripped out of their chapter, book, their surrounding narrative, logic and context, from Genesis to Revelation.

Breivik, Manifesto, Section 3. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 745— Prosecutors in Norway call for Breivik insanity verdict. Departementenes Servicesenter Informasjonsforvaltning, Its main purpose, based on the principles of transformative learning theory, is to explore the life experiences that drove him to the point to deploy violent means.

Dektsch 4 Issue 2 Octpp. The biblical references are plucked from the pages of the Bible and generously scattered in the relevant section in such a way so as to suggest a wide and thereby representative biblical scope.

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