Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2018

358 Pages | 2

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190656485

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Martyrdom, Self-Sacrifice, and Self-Immolation

Religious Perspectives on Suicide

Edited by Margo Kitts

  • The first collection analyzing foundational legends and theologies related to religiously sanctioned suicide
  • Examines the contradicting religious perceptions of suicide as cowardly or heroic
  • Features essays from experts in religious traditions from around the world