Dying for Heaven

Holy Pleasure and Suicide Bombers—Why the Best Qualities of Religion Are Also Its Most Dangerous
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Author(s): Ariel Glucklich
Original Publish Date: Nov 03, 2009
Product Number: EB00233084
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061959417
Publisher: HarperOne
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Description

In Dying for Heaven, Georgetown scholar and advisor to the defense community Ariel Glucklich explains the religious motivation of terrorism. This provocative work of political science argues that the very best qualities of religion—its ability to make people feel good and bring them together—are in fact its most dangerous. Glucklich, author of Sacred Pain and Climbing Chamundi Hill, offers a new understanding of religion and provides a vision for preventing further religiously-inspired violence.

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