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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The animal walked through joly Muslim holy ground at Moradabad, near New Delhi. Inquisitor Robert le Bourge sent people to the stake in a single week. The witch craze was religious madness at its worst. Cleric Raymond of Aguilers wrote: Then the religious legions plundered their way 2, miles to Jerusalem, where they killed virtually every inhabitant, “purifying” the symbolic city.

Even Gandhi was killed by a Hindu who thought him too pro-Muslim.

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Lots of shock appeal, little substances or detailed research. Four stubborn Quakers defied this law and were hanged. The history of religion is a horror story.

Whole jamees were exterminated. When the capital was moved to Mandalay, 56 “spotless” men were buried beneath the new city walls to sanctify and protect the city. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. While the townspeople starved, the Anabaptist leader proclaimed himself king and executed dissenters.


Preview — Holy Horrors by James A. The Logic of Miracles — Part 2: The record of human experience shows that where religion is strong, it causes cruelty.

This enraged Muslims, to whom pigs are unclean, and Hindus, to whom cows are sacred. Uoly followers burned 58 “heretics,” including theologian Michael Servetus, who doubted the Trinity. This book I learned about on the book list for the Church of Satan. One estimate states that Germany’s population dropped from 18 million to 4 million. In the s a third Sudanese holy man, Muhammad Ahmed, commanded a jihad that destroyed a 10,man Egyptian army and wiped out defenders of Khartoum led by British general Charles jams Gordon.

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The prince of Thuringia announced that he had burned his Jews for the honor of God. God will know his own. It typifies religious behavior that has been recurring for centuries. 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 horrors.

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If there was a “pulp fiction” category of non fiction, this book would be it. Three waves of pogroms ensued — in the s, from tohught during the Russian Revolution.

When his army crushed the hated Irish Catholics, he ordered the execution of the surrendered defenders of Drogheda and their priests, calling it “a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches. About Holy Horrors When you think of saints, you envision stained-glass pictures of piety. Jamea avenge the tortured host, the German knight Rindfliesch led a brigade in that exterminated defenseless Jewish communities in six horroors.

The pig riot spread to a dozen cities and left ho,y than dead. Stay in Touch Sign up. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Only when faith loses its force can a society hope to become humane.

News reports of the civil war tell of “Maronite Christian snipers,” “Sunni Muslim suicide bombers,” “Druze machine gunners,” “Shi’ite Muslim mortar fire,” and “Alawite Muslim shootings.