Of Gods and Men
To prepare for essay
Read Annabel Wharton's chapter, "Spectacularized Jerusalem: Imperialism…"
If you commit acts of violence, do you no longer "count" as a Christian … or a Muslim?
O' Riley says dude's not Christian cuz no follower of Jesus can kill people cuz Christianity is peaceful
and religion of love whereas Islam is violent
Stewart says that's kind of dumb but also says Brevik isn't Christian cuz violence has no place but he
also says Islam isn't violent either so ignores that part
Violence is integral to Christianity and Islam
o Main teachings aren't violent but to talk to them as essentially nonviolent and then look at the
practioners and say they're deviating from the teachings is a problem
Templers said leave with us in Europe all your belonging and write you promissory notes (kind of like
a cheque) and take it to another templar and that's how they got so powerful
Had their hand in everything and once point had hand in island of Cyprus
Had ties everywhere
Templers were world's first multinational corp.
Had hand in crusades and the role of the templar in the crusades
Brevik isn't a sole operator like O'Riley said
Though he doesn't have an