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".
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Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness
James A. Haught
Limited preview - 1990
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