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Dying for Heaven: Holy Pleasure and Suicide Bombers—Why the Best Qualities of Religion Are Also Its Most Dangerous (Paperback)
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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 of Sacred Pain: Hurting the Body for the Sake of the Soul, Climbing Chamundi Hill, and The Strides of Vishnu.
Praise for Dying for Heaven: Holy Pleasure and Suicide Bombers—Why the Best Qualities of Religion Are Also Its Most Dangerous…
In Dying for Heaven, Ariel Glucklich argues against the misconception that religious terrorists fight their enemies out of hatred. Rather, it is the positive aspects of religion that inspire the most heinous actions.