Dying for Heaven by Ariel Glucklich

Author: Ariel Glucklich

Available November 3rd, 2009!
Most Americans think of Islam as a radical force, a jihadist religion. But employing religion for political means--especially through the use of religiously inspired violence--is not new, nor limited to Islam. Dying for Heaven argues the provocative thesis that the very best qualities of religion--its ability to make people feel good and bring them together--are in fact its most dangerous.

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