When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs by Charles Kimball

When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs

byCharles Kimball

Paperback | February 26, 2008

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In this thoroughly revised and updated edition, leading religion and Middle East expert Charles Kimball shows how all religious traditions are susceptible to these basic corruptions and why only authentic faith can prevent such evil.

The Five Warning Signs of Corruption in Religion

1. Absolute Truth Claims
2. Blind Obedience
3. Establishing the "Ideal" Time
4. The End Justifies Any Means
5. Declaring Holy War

About The Author

Charles Kimball is a professor of comparative religion at Wake Forest University. An ordained Baptist minister who received his doctorate from Harvard University in comparative religion with specialization in Islamic studies, Dr. Kimball is the author of three books about religion in the Middle East.

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Title:When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning SignsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:February 26, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061552011

ISBN - 13:9780061552014

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“Kimball is well suited to his task, writing with a perspective forged in experience.”