Extremism as a Religious Norm
Publication Date: March 1983
Publisher(s): Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
Author(s): Charles S. Liebman
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Israeli Jews
This study is an effort to understand the apparent growth of 'religious extremism'. My focus is on Judaism in Israel. My assumption is that the rise of religious extremism is not limited to Judaism in Israel, therefore the explanation offered cannot be peculiar to that religion or that country.