Some Aspects of Theology and Religious Studies of Genocides: The Armenian Case
The article deals with interpretations of the phenomenon of Genocide in terms of theology and religious studies. The article is an introductive description of the religious studies and theological research of genocides. The issues are classified under two main groups with its points: historical-religious and theological. The historical-religious discussion is around some issues on religious conversions, clashes of the religions that might lead to genocides (the principal pattern is Islam and Christianity). The second group includes some aspects of theology of sacrifices, problem of evil and theodicy, theology of ‘death of God’, evidences of the missionaries and a brief description of the works of theologians of genocide.