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Literature suppressed on religious grounds

Author: Margaret Bald; Ken Wachsberger
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 2006.
Series: Banned books (2006)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Examines the history and issues surrounding the censorhip of works banned for their religious content, including "The Last Temptation of Christ" by Nikos Kazantzakis, "Children of the Alley" by Naguib Mahfouz, and "The Witches" by Roald Dahl.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Bald; Ken Wachsberger
ISBN: 0816062692 9780816062690
OCLC Number: 62090850
Description: xxiii, 440 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Address to the Christian nobility of the German nation (Martin Luther) --
The advancement of learning (Francis Bacon) --
The age of reason (Thomas Paine) --
Alciphron, or The minute philosopher (George Berkeley) --
The analects (Confucius) --
Arcana coelestia (Emanuel Swedenborg) --
The Babylonian captivity of the church (Martin Luther) --
The Bible --
The bloudy tenent of persecution (Roger Williams) --
The book of common prayer (Thomas Cranmer and others) --
Children of the alley (Naguib Mahfouz) --
The Christian commonwealth (John Eliot) --
Christianity not mysterious (John Toland) --
Christianity restored (Michael Servetus) --
Church : charism and power : liberation theology and the institutional church (Leonardo Boff) --
Colloquies (Desiderius Erasmus) --
Commentaries (Averroës) --
Compendium revelationum (Girolamo Savonarola) --
Concerning heretics (Sebastian Castellio) --
The course of positive philosophy (Auguste Comte) --
Creative evolution (Henri Bergson) --
The critique of pure reason (Immanuel Kant) --
De ecclesia (Jan Hus) --
De inventoribus rerum (Polydore Vergil) --
De l'espirit (Claude-Adrien Helvétius) --
Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems (Galileo Galilei) --
Dialogues concerning natural religion (David Hume) --
Discourse on method (René Descartes) --
Don Quixote (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)--
Dragonwings (Laurence Yep) --
Émile (Jean-Jacques Rousseau) --
Encyclopédie (Denis Diderot and Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, eds.) --
An essay concerning human understanding (John Locke) --
Essays (Michel de Montaigne) --
Ethics (Baruch Spinoza). The fable of the bees (Bernard Mandeville) --
The guide of the perplexed (Moses Maimonides) --
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone ; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ; Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban ; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (J.K. Rowling) --
The hidden face of Eve : women in the Arab world (Nawal El Saadawi) --
Historical and critical dictionary (Pierre Bayle) --
History of the conflict between religion and science (John William Draper) --
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire (Edward Gibbon) --
Holt basic reading series (Bernard J. Weiss, sr. ed.) --
Impressions reading series (Jack Booth, gen. ed.) --
Infallible? An inquiry (Hans Küng) --
An inquiry concerning human understanding (David Hume) --
Institutes of the Christian religion (John Calvin) --
Introduction to theology (Peter Abelard) --
An introduction to the principles of morals and legislation (Jeremy Bentham) --
Introductory lectures on psychoanalysis (Sigmund Freud) --
The Koran --
Lajja (Shame) (Taslima Nasrin) --
The last temptation of Christ (Nikos Kazantzakis) --
Letter on the blind (Denis Diderot) --
Letters concerning the English nation (Voltaire) --
Leviathan (Thomas Hobbes) --
The life of Jesus (Ernest Renan) --
Mary and human liberation (Tissa Balasuriya) --
Meditations on first philosophy (René Descartes) --
The meritorious price of our redemption (William Pynchon) --
The metaphysics (Aristotole) --
Meyebela : my Bengali girlhood (Taslima Nasrin) --
The new astronomy (Johannes Kepler) --
The New Testament (Willam Tyndale, trans.) --
Ninety-five theses (Martin Luther). Of the vanitie and uncertaintie of artes and sciences (Henricus Cornelius Agrippa) --
Oliver Twist (Charles Dickens) --
On civil lordship (John Wycliff) --
On justice in the revolution and in the church (Pierre-Joseph Proudhon) --
On monarchy (Dante Alighieri) --
On the infinite universe and worlds (Giordano Bruno) --
On the law of war and peace (Hugo Grotius) --
On the origin of species (Charles Darwin) --
On the revolution of heavenly spheres (Nicholas Copernicus) --
Opus majus (Roger Bacon) --
Penguin Island (Anatole France) --
The Persian letters (Charles-Louis de Secondat de Montesquieu, baron de la Brèdes et de Montesquieu) --
Philosophical dictionary (Voltaire) --
The political history of the devil (Daniel Defoe) --
Popol vuh --
The power and the glory (Graham Greene) --
The praise of folly (Desiderius Erasmus) --
Principles of political economy (John Stuart Mill) --
The provincial letters (Blaise Pascal) --
The rape of Sita (Lindsey Collen) --
The red and the black (Stendhal) --
Religio Medici (Sir Thomas Browne) --
Religion within the limits of reason alone (Immanuel Kant) --
The rights of the Christian church asserted (Matthew Tindal) --
The sandy foundation shaken (William Penn) --
The satanic verses (Salman Rushdie) --
Shivaji : Hindu king in Islamic India (James W. Laine) --
A short declaration of the mistery of iniquity (Thomas Helwys) --
The shortest way with the dissenters (Daniel Defoe) --
The social contract (Jean-Jacques Rousseau). The sorrows of Young Werther (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) --
The spirit of laws (Charles-Louis de Secondat de Montesquieu, baron de la Brèdes et de Montesquieu) --
Spirits rebellious (Kahlil Gibran) --
The story of Zahra (Hanan al-Shaykh) --
A tale of a tub (Jonathan Swift) --
The Talmud --Theological-political treatise (Baruch Spinoza) --
Three-part work (Meister Eckhart) --
The veil and the male elite : a feminist interpretation of women's rights in Islam (Fatima Mernissi) --
Voodoo & Hoodoo : their traditional crafts as revealed by actual practitioners (Jim Haskins) --
Voyages to the moon and the sun (Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac) --
The witches (Roald Dahl) --
Women without men : a novel of modern Iran (Shahrnush Parsipur) --
Zhuan Falun : the complete teachings of Falun Gong (Li Hongzhi) --
Zoonomia (Erasmus Darwin).
Series Title: Banned books (2006)
Responsibility: Margaret Bald ; Ken Wachsberger, general editor.
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