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When Religion Becomes Evil

by Charles Kimball

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24270483M
ISBN 109780061628085, 9780061755934, 9780061628092

  Wake Forest religion professor Kimball has made something of a career out of speaking about the ways in which religion becomes evil. Every religion has the capacity to work either for good or evil, and he contends that there are five warning signs that we can recognize when religion moves toward the latter/5(4). Hence, Charles Kimball’s aptly titled volume When Religion Becomes Evil, published in (right in the wake of 9/11). The title itself could easily make one think it’s just one in the slew of anti-religious diatribes by the likes of Richard Dawkins (The God Delusion), Sam Harris (The End of Faith), and Christopher Hitchens (God Is Not Great).

In Charles Kimball’s book When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs. In the book Kimball starts off by asking the question is religion the problem? That question alone sets up the whole book it sets up the question at what point in history did we as people and a society come up with this idea that there is this higher being with infinite.   When Religion Becomes Evil (Paperback) Five Warning Signs. By Charles Kimball. HarperOne, , pp. Publication Date: Febru Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (9/3/) Paperback (9/1/).

  A leading religion and Middle East expert presents this much-needed look at the warning signs of corruption in each of the major religious traditions (Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, and Buddhist) that lead to evil and violence in the world. This guide will be published on the one-year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy.4/5(8). About the Book. Religion is indisputably one of the central factors in the current escalation of violence on the global scene, and many argue that it is the impetus behind most problems in the world today. In When Religion becomes Evil, religion and Middle East politics expert Charles Kimball asserts the necessity of distinguishing between.


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the consequences. And not to put too fine a point on it, but I don't need to read a book about This book turned out to be even more interesting than I'd expected/5. When Religion Becomes Evil, Charles Kimball, Harper-Collins, This is a very brief summary of the book which highlights the five common characteristics of many religions throughout history which have descended into evil- coercing, treacherous, murderous evil.

Kimball does not focus on a particular religion, but includes examples of many. He does suggest that. When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs (Plus: Insights, Interviews, and More) - Kindle edition by Kimball, Charles.

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by Charles Kimball. On Sale: 02/26/ Charles Kimball When, Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs. New York: Harpe Sarn Francisco. This review wil deal l wit h tw o main topics—th message (signe osf when a religio i turnins n evilg an)d messenge (autho Charler r s Kimball).

The Message Just readin thg title oef thi boos k raise th urgenes antd obvious question:Author: Wallace Gray. Kimball’s When Religion Becomes Evil is a quick, easy read. He looks unblinkingly into the chasm and points a finger at those who would step over the line and use religion to unduly influence others.

His book is thoughtful and well-researched, and his inner truth envisages a reality where there are many paths to God.

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In a healthy religion, the end and the means to that end are always connected. If peace is our end then the means should be peaceful. But when religion becomes evil the end justifies the means, including violent means. Declaring Holy War. The ultimate sign of a religion becoming evil, according to Kimball, is the declaration of Holy War.

Professor Kimball is the author of When Religions Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs, Charles Kimball was interviewed about his book When Religion Becomes Evil. Rev. Smith talked about his book [The Illustrated World's Religions] and how various forms of religion view the forces of good and evil.

Although the book. A leading religion and mid–East expert presents a much–needed analysis of the factors of corruption in religion that lead to evil and violence in the world. Working across traditions and through history, he shows how all religious traditions are susceptible to five basic corruptions and why only authentic faith can prevent such evil.

"When Religion Becomes Evil" review Writer's note: The Boston Marathon bombing has brought the topic of religious extremism into the news again. Charles Kimball, the author of this book, has been interviewed on radio and TV frequently in the past few : Jguy.

When Religion Becomes Evil is a quick read that lends itself to a weekly discussion and a consideration of ways that religion may become redemptive rather than evil. When religion becomes evil, these corruptions are always present.

Conversely, when religion remains true to its authentic sources, it is actively dismantling these corruptions, a process that is urgently needed now. Unlike generations that have gone before us, the consequences today of corrupted religion are both dire and global.

When Religion Becomes Evil; Buy this book. By now it's commonplace to remark that more violence than good has been committed in the name of religion.

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Hardback. ISBN The Crusades. The Inquisition. September The mere mention of such words immediately evokes thoughts of "hatred," "evil," and "religion.".