What’s Left to Understand About Sectarian Conflict?

It’s been with us for centuries

Tribes against tribes with different gods or religious practices, Christians versus pagans, Roman Catholics versus Eastern Orthodox Catholics, Christians versus Muslims, Christians versus Jews, Catholics versus Protestants, Muslims versus Hindus, Sunni versus Shia, the list goes on and on.

There are differences of detail in each case, of course. Often one group wields more political power than another, or is, on average, wealthier than another, or has, on average, a different skin or…



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Jim Mason

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