The Resource God-Botherers and Other True-Believers : Gandhi, Hitler, and the Religious Right, (electronic resource)

God-Botherers and Other True-Believers : Gandhi, Hitler, and the Religious Right, (electronic resource)

Label
God-Botherers and Other True-Believers : Gandhi, Hitler, and the Religious Right
Title
God-Botherers and Other True-Believers
Title remainder
Gandhi, Hitler, and the Religious Right
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When reason fails to guide us in our everyday lives, we turn to faith, to religion; we close our minds; we reject austere reasoning. This rejection, which is a faith-based social and intellectual malignancy, has two unfortunate consequences: it blocks the way to knowledge that might enhance the quality of life and it opens the way to charlatans who exploit the faith of others. Examining two unquestionable malignancies of "the Christian Right" in present-day politics in the United States and the "secular religion" of Hitler's National Socialism, as well as the third, more complex case of Gandhi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
322.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL65.P7 B35 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
God-Botherers and Other True-Believers : Gandhi, Hitler, and the Religious Right, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-219) and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title page-God-Botherers and Other True-Believers; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PArt I-Faith and Politics; Chapter 1-Faith, Reason and Consequences; Chapter 2-Religion and Persuasion in Politics; Part II-Antagonistic Religions; Chapter 3-Desert, Marketplace and Forum; Chapter 4-The Need for Enemies; Part III-A Religion of Love; Chapter 5-Gandhi; Chapter 6-Gandhi's Charisma; Chapter 7-Gandhi's Religion and Political Reality; Chpater 8-The First Cause and the Last Word; References; Index
Control code
ocn645100881
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845455125
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt7hzk7m
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.b34313801
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)645100881
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