French, Hal W. Books

Study of Religious Fanaticism and Responses to it as adversary identity
1990 0-88946-238-0
Explores the phenomenon of religious fanaticism as it arises from attitudes generated by "adversary identity," a term that describes the existence of religious groups which see themselves as possessors of dogmatic "truth packages," received through revelatory channels, which deny the validity of the channels and traditions of other religions.