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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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Wendy Newton and Alan Finger. Today, some Hindu priests still sacrifice goats to Kali. Ed rated it really liked it Nov 12, Then the religious legions plundered their way 2, miles to Jerusalem, where they killed virtually every inhabitant, “purifying” the symbolic city. Traci-ann rated it liked it Mar 08, He came to Charleston, worked as a delivery boy, then became a teen-age apprentice printer at the Charleston Daily Mail in British rulers goly given their native soldiers new paper cartridges that had to be bitten open.

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A self-proclaimed skeptic and agnostic, Haught writes and lectures frequently on religious topics, particularly injustices and atrocities committed in the name of religion, and the scientific debunking of supernatural claims. In early years, Muslim armies spread the faith rapidly: This book I learned about on the jamea list for the Church of Satan.

At least 2, Spanish backsliders were burned. Only when faith loses its force can a society hope to become humane. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


This has a really worthwhile purpose but was disappointingly executed. There doesn’t really seem to be credible evidence now for the idea that it was Muslim terrorists behind that one after all, and this makes him seem more eager to find examples for thesis than concerned about carefully confirming that those examples janes necessarily valid.

Showing that God Exists.

After decimating an Anglican army, Cromwell said, “God made them as stubble to our swords. In Borneo builders of pile houses drove the first pile through the body of a maiden to pacify the earth goddess.

Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness

If there was a “pulp fiction” category of non fiction, this book would be it. Historian Dagobert Runes said the long era of church persecution killed three and a half million Jews — and Hitler’s Final Solution was a secular continuation.

Refresh and try again. Even Gandhi was killed by a Hindu who thought him too pro-Muslim.

Ronald Reagan often called religion the jamds mightiest force for good, “the bedrock of moral order. As long as you’re willing to check that information in other sources before relying on it. Personally, he enjoys hiking with Kanawha Trail Club, participating in a philosophy group at Edgewood Summit, and taking grandchildren swimming off his old sailboat at Lake Chaweva, where he lives.

Holy Horrors

Paperbackpages. Streets of Tehran were soaked with blood. In the first half of the 17th century, about 5, “witches” were put to death in the French province of Alsace, and were burned in the Bavarian city of Bamberg. While jamex townspeople starved, the Anabaptist leader proclaimed himself king and executed dissenters.


Holy Horrors by JAMES A. HAUGHT – Penguin Books Australia

About 20, people were killed yearly to appease gods — especially the sun god, who needed daily “nourishment” of blood. After his death, Pius was canonized a saint.

Consider Saint Pius V: Also by James A. A moderate Muslim leader, Mahmoud Mohammed Taha, was hanged for heresy in because he opposed these amputations. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Joe Jamez rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel. If anyone doubts it, just review this chronicle of religion’s gore during the last 1, years or so:.

When you think of saints, you envision stained-glass pictures of piety. Rose rated it did not like it Mar 12, It was just one of hundreds of Catholic-Protestant ambushes that have taken 2, lives in Ulster since age-old religious hostility turned violent again in Lists with This Book. In a rite to the maize goddess, a virgin danced for 24 hours, then was killed and skinned; her skin hauyht worn by a priest in further dancing. Some were hprrors alive; boys were castrated. Some were disemboweled in a search for swallowed gems.