Dying for Heaven

Holy Pleasure and Suicide Bombers--Why the Best Qualities of Religion Are Also Its Most Dangerous

By Ariel Glucklich
(HarperOne, Paperback, 9780061430824, 345pp.)

Publication Date: September 2010

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Religion and the Motivation Behind Terrorism

Dying for Heaven reveals a groundbreaking theory of religion and religious destructiveness, providing the key for understanding the religious drive to self-destruct, and offering a new vision for preventing further religiously inspired violence.




About the Author
Ariel Glucklich is a professor at Georgetown University. He is the author ofSacred Pain: Hurting the Body for the Sake of the Soul, Climbing Chamundi Hill, and The Strides of Vishnu.
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