Holy horrors: an illustrated history of religious murder and madness
Chronicles the grim spectrum of religious persecution from ancient times to the present. "Centuries of religious madness packed into one finely crafted, all-too-true horror story".
6 pages matching blood libel in this book
Results 1-3 of 6
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
A short, easy to read volume that details instances of religiously inspired violence throughout history. The author does not stint the religions commonly thought of as non-violent, including Buddhism in his catalog of horrors.
Review: Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and MadnessUser Review - Goodreads
Very quick read - that is really its best attribute. It would have been better with footnotes, but it is a satisfying overview.
Other editions - View all
Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness
James A. Haught
Limited preview - 1990