Religious Counterterrorism: Actualities and Perspectives

  • Marian Simion Institute for Peace Studies in Eastern Christianity; Field Education Supervisor, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge MA, USA, 45 Francis Avenue, MA 02138


Coined as a “new” phenomenon, religious terrorism has been characterized as an irrational form of collective violence that challenges national and international security, as well as the viability of the secular state. The purpose of this paper is to define terrorism in general and religious terrorism in particular; to outline historical and contemporary findings; and to propose counterterrorism measures for national and international policymaking.

How to Cite
SIMION, Marian. Religious Counterterrorism: Actualities and Perspectives. Journal for Freedom of Conscience (Jurnalul Libertății de Conștiință), [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. _, apr. 2017. ISSN 2495-1757. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 oct. 2018.

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