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Evil : a primer : a history of a bad idea from Beelzebub to Bin Laden

Author: William Hart
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"So what is evil? Does it exist? Veteran journalist William Hart tries to drag evil out of the darkness and hold it up to the light. In doing so, he has written an account of five thousand years of philosophy, theology, and human history as these disciplines reflect and refine our notion of evil."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hart
ISBN: 0312312814 9780312312817
OCLC Number: 55000771
Description: xv, 204 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Where do we start? --
2. Lazarus! come out! --
3. The devil in decline --
4. Survival of the worst --
5. Postmodern demons --
6. The monster within --
7. Heinous, cruel, depraved --
8. Pigs in your cemeteries --
9. Good-bye, John Wayne --
10. Evil becomes annoying --
11. Ever since eve --
12. The good news.
Responsibility: William Hart.
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"So what is evil? Does it exist? Veteran journalist William Hart tries to drag evil out of the darkness and hold it up to the light. In doing so, he has written an account of five thousand years of philosophy, theology, and human history as these disciplines reflect and refine our notion of evil."--BOOK JACKET.

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