Web Resources and Exercises

Recommended Websites:

The following websites provide links to discussions of religious terrorism and extremism:

Web Exercises:

Using this chapter’s recommended websites, conduct an online investigation of religious extremism.

  1. What commonalities can you find among the religious websites? What basic values are similar? In what ways do they differ?
  2. Are the religious sites effective propaganda? How would you advise the site designers to appeal to different constituencies?

For an online search of historical and cultural issues pertaining to religious extremism, readers should activate the search engine on their Web browser and enter the following keywords:

  • “Christian Crusades”   “Jihad”