In the modern world, many people regard the idea of a holy war as a contradiction. Killing thousands of people seems to be far from holiness. However, religion and war have gone hand in hand for a long time. Mankind has seen holy wars in the name of Allah, but also in the name of Jesus Christ. And Christians have been fighting against Christians as well. This three-part series takes a deep look into the history of holy wars – from the Crusades, to Islamic warriors and to Luther’s Reformation.
1. In the Name of Allah
2. In the Name of Christ
3. Christians against Christians