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Author Glucklich, Ariel.

Title Dying for heaven : holy pleasure and suicide bombers -- why the best qualities of religion are also its most dangerous / Ariel Glucklich.

Imprint New York : HarperCollins, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    201.7633 GLU    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 345 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Religious self-destructiveness and nuclear deterrence -- The mysteries of pleasure -- The varieties of religious pleasure -- The school for happiness -- Disgust and desire: why we sacrifice for the group -- God's love and the prozac effect -- Spiritual love and the seeds of annihilation -- The paradise paradox: the misery of heaven-addicts -- The martyr's theater.
Subject Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Suicide bombers -- Religious life.
Terrorists -- Religious life.
Violence -- Religious aspects.
Hedonism -- Religious aspects.
Heaven.
Paradise.
Future life.
ISBN 9780061430817 : $25.99
0061430811

 
    
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