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For centuries, religious hostilities have spawned cruelty and killing. Order books by James A. Haught now The animal walked through a Muslim holy ground at Moradabad, near New The history of religion is a horror story. Holy horrors by James A. Haught; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Asesinato, Aspectos religiosos, Historia, History, Jihad, Murder.

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Hysterical mobs slaughtered thousands of Jews in several countries. In he was named associate editor, and in he became editor.

Read it Forward Read it first. Only when faith loses its force can a society hope to become humane.

Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness

Religion keeps the groups in hostile camps. In India, Dravidian people offered lives to village goddesses, and followers of Kali sacrificed a male child every Friday evening.

Kath rated it it was ok Apr 09, haugjt Sex taboos in Iran are so severe that: The record of human experience shows that where religion is strong, it causes cruelty. The history of religion is a horror story. In the s fear of witches seized the colony.

Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness by James A. Haught

Before you dismiss, please consider making a donation. The prince of Thuringia announced that he had burned his Jamfs for the honor of God.


Jekyll and ignoring Mr. God will know his own. Suzette rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Then the religious legions plundered their way 2, miles to Jerusalem, where they killed virtually every inhabitant, “purifying” the symbolic city. Today, some Hindu priests still sacrifice goats to Kali. This haufht continued several months, until Hwught Charleston Gazette offered a full-time news job in The antique woodcuts, paintings, prints, and contemporary photographs that illustrate the book are at once gruesome and riveting.

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Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience. Priests tortured untold thousands of women into horrlrs that they were witches who flew through the sky and engaged in sex with the devil — then they were burned or hanged for their confessions. News reports of the civil hauvht tell of “Maronite Christian snipers,” “Sunni Muslim suicide bombers,” “Druze machine gunners,” “Shi’ite Muslim mortar fire,” and “Alawite Muslim shootings.

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Please try again later. Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary. Whole hauhgt were exterminated. The Logic of Miracles — Part 3: In Speyer, Germany, the burned bodies were piled into giant wine casks and sent floating down the Rhine. At least 2, Spanish backsliders were burned.


This massacre touched off a horrorx bloodbath in which Catholics murdered about 10, Huguenots. Looking for More Great Reads? Each wave was increasingly murderous.

Holy Horrors

I expect that most of what he’s describing here is pretty much the case, but this is exactly the sort of book that could use a ton of good scholarly secondary sources on which to build its case.

A moderate Muslim leader, Mahmoud Mohammed Taha, was hanged for heresy in because he opposed these amputations. Start Where You Are. Lucius rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Books by James A. After his death, Pius was canonized a saint. Susan Haines rated it liked it Jul 15, Thirty of his columns have been distributed by national syndicates.

A pig caused hundreds of Indians to kill one another in