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Sacred terror

Douglas E. Cowan

Sacred terror

religion and horror on the silver screen

by Douglas E. Cowan

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Published by Baylor University Press in Waco, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror films -- History and criticism,
  • Religion in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDouglas E. Cowan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 C69 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16698708M
    ISBN 109781602580183
    LC Control Number2008010614

      Sacred Terror: How Faith Becomes Lethal makes the central argument that religion-based violence and terrorism is primarily a result of political, socioeconomic, and psychological forces, thereby demystifying religion-based terrorism and revealing its inherent similarity to Brand: ABC-CLIO. Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon began working on this book shortly after leaving the National Security Council, where, as director and senior director for counterterrorism, they watched the rise of al-Qaeda and helped coordinate America's fight against Usama bin Laden and his organization.

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Dr Cowan has written a lucid and interesting book that takes a good look at the presence and use of religion in horror movies. From the time-worn classics of the early days of cinema to the modern FX infused extravaganzas, Dr Cowan shows us that time and again, movie-makers tap into a number of religious themes to thrill by: The Age of Sacred Terror: Radical Islam's War Against America [Benjamin, Daniel, Simon, Steven] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Age of Cited by:   From two of the Sacred terror book foremost experts on the new terrorism comes the definitive book on the rise of al-Qaeda and Americas efforts to combat the most innovative and dangerous terrorist group ever. Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon trace the growth of radical Islam from its medieval origins and, Winner of the Arthur Ross Book Award from /5.

This is a book that I actually read the year that it came out, but before I'd started a Goodreads account.

I liked it so much the first time around I thought that I would read it again. In the intervening years I've read quite a few books on horror movies, so Cowan's treatment seemed less fresh this time around, but it was still well worth a /5(6).

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They warned in articles and interviews about the appearance of a new breed of terrorists who were 4/5(2). Author by: Daniel E. Price Languange: en Publisher by: ABC-CLIO Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 59 Total Download: File Size: 49,8 Mb Description: This book places the current wave of religion-based terrorism in a historical perspective, explaining why religion is associated with terrorism, comparing religion-based terrorism to other forms of terrorism, and.

Winner of the Arthur Ross Book Award from the Council on Foreign Relations From two of the world’s foremost experts on the new terrorism comes the definitive book on the rise of al-Qaeda.

Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon began working on this book shortly after leaving the National Security Council, where, as director and senior director for counterterrorism, they watched the rise of al-Qaeda and helped coordinate America’s fight against Usama bin Laden and his organization.

They warned in articles and interviews about the appearance of a new breed of terrorists who were. The Paperback of the Sacred Terror: Religion and Horror on the Silver Screen by Douglas E. Cowan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be : Baylor University Press. The September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon left us stunned, angry, and uncomprehending. As it became clear that these horrifying acts had been committed in the name of religion, the media, the government, and ordinary citizens alike sought answers to questions about Islam and its adherents.3/5(3).

In this lucid, provocative book, Douglas Cowan argues that horror films are opportune vehicles for externalizing the fears that lie inside our religious selves: of evil; of the flesh; of sacred places; of a change in the sacred order; of the supernatural gone out of control; of death, dying badly, or not remaining dead; of fanaticism; and of.

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Cowan and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(31). Armed with an encyclopedic knowledge of horror movies (the book is about the silver screen, and TV series – although mentioned – are somewhat under-represented), Cowan presents the argument that the fascination with horror is closely linked to the sacred as mysterium as described by Rudolf Otto () and to religion in general.

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The guests talked about their book, The Age of Sacred Terror, published by Random book is about the rise of al-Qaida and the efforts of the Clinton Administration to. "Why do religious elements so often lurk at the heart of horror films.

And why do they scare us so. In this book, Douglas Cowan argues that horror films are opportune vehicles for externalizing the fears that lie inside our religious selves: fear of evil; of the flesh; of sacred places; of death, dying badly, or not remaining dead; and of the power - and powerlessness - of religion."--Jacket.

Religion-based terrorism is perceived as one of the most significant threats to U.S. homeland security in the 21st century.

Sacred Terror: How Faith Becomes Lethal makes the central argument that religion-based violence and terrorism is primarily a result of political, socioeconomic, and psychological forces, thereby demystifying religion-based terrorism and revealing its inherent similarity.

As ultimate, sacred concerns, these acts take on an over-powering, transcendental necessity for the believer. In the eyes of their proponents such "acts of terror" become a spiritual necessity.Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon began working on this book shortly after leaving the National Security Council, where, as director and senior director for counterterrorism, they watched the rise of al-Qaeda and helped coordinate America’s fight against Usama bin Laden and his organization/5(13).Sacred Terror is a Unique Night Terror dragon of the Stoker Class.

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