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

Glucklich, Ariel. (Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 201.76332 GLU (Text) 34330512414773 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 201.76 GLU (Text) 30032010488879 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 201.76332 GLU (Text) 31951003465819 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061430817 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 345 pages ; 24cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Future life.

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