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Dying for heaven

Ariel Glucklich

Dying for heaven

holy pleasure & suicide bombers--understanding the appeal of self-annihilation

by Ariel Glucklich

  • 200 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.,
  • Suicide bombers -- Religious life.,
  • Terrorists -- Religious life.,
  • Violence -- Religious aspects.,
  • Hedonism -- Religious aspects.,
  • Heaven.,
  • Paradise.,
  • Future life.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAriel Glucklich.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP190.5.T47 G57 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23058956M
    ISBN 109780061430817
    LC Control Number2009005174
    OCLC/WorldCa631200488


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