When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs

Paperback | February 26, 2008

byCharles Kimball

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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

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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 Religion1. Absolute Truth Claims2. Blind Obedience3. Establishin...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:February 26, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061552011

ISBN - 13:9780061552014

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