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Published: 07 June 2018

360 Pages | 2


ISBN: 9780190656492

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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

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