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

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

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Dying for heaven : holy pleasure and suicide bombers--why the best qualities of religion are also its most dangerous
Title
Dying for heaven
Title remainder
holy pleasure and suicide bombers--why the best qualities of religion are also its most dangerous
Statement of responsibility
Ariel Glucklich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A scholar and advisor to the Pentagon explains the religious motivations of terrorists, and tells why suicide missions may be rational and pleasurable for them
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343472
Cataloging source
DLC
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Glucklich, Ariel
Dewey number
201/.76332
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
LC call number
BP190.5.T47
LC item number
G57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Terrorism
  • Suicide bombers
  • Terrorists
  • Violence
  • Hedonism
  • Heaven
  • Paradise
  • Future life
Target audience
adult
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holy pleasure and suicide bombers--why the best qualities of religion are also its most dangerous
Label
Dying for heaven : holy pleasure and suicide bombers--why the best qualities of religion are also its most dangerous, Ariel Glucklich
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
760310
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780061430817
Lccn
2009005174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061430817
  • (OCoLC)302099939
Label
Dying for heaven : holy pleasure and suicide bombers--why the best qualities of religion are also its most dangerous, Ariel Glucklich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
760310
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780061430817
Lccn
2009005174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061430817
  • (OCoLC)302099939

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