Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds, Revised Edition (2006)

Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds, Revised Edition (2006)

Margaret Bald


Censorship of non secular and philosophical hypothesis is as outdated as heritage and as present as modern day headlines. the various world's significant non secular texts, together with the Bible, the Talmud, the Koran, and others, were suppressed, condemned, or proscribed at your time. Works of secular literature touching upon spiritual trust or reflecting dissenting perspectives have additionally been suppressed. "Literature Suppressed on spiritual Grounds, Revised version" profiles the censorship of many such crucial works of civilization. The 14 entries new to this version contain broad insurance of the "Harry Potter" sequence, which has been often banned within the usa considering the fact that it promotes witchcraft, in addition to entries on renowned textbook sequence, "The Witches" via Roald Dahl, "Women with no males: a unique of recent Iran", and extra. additionally integrated are updates to such entries as "The Satanic Verses" through Salman Rushdie and "On the beginning of Species" by means of Charles Darwin. New and up to date entries comprise: "The development of studying" (Francis Bacon); "The Age of cause" (Thomas Paine); "The Analects" (Confucius); The Bible; "The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution" (Roger Williams); "The e-book of universal Prayer" (Thomas Cranmer); "Children of the Alley" (Naguib Mahfouz); "The Critique of natural cause" (Immanuel Kant); "Dialogue about the leader international platforms" (Galileo Galilei); "Discourse on approach" (Rene Descartes); "Don Quixote" (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra); "The Harry Potter" sequence (J. ok. Rowling); The Koran; "The final Temptation of Christ" (Nikos Kazantzakis); "On the beginning of Species" (Charles Darwin); "Popol Vuh"; "The crimson and the Black" (Stendhal); "The Satanic Verses" (Salman Rushdie); "Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India" (James W. Laine); "The Talmud"; "Voyages to the Moon and the sunlight" (Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac); and, "Zhuan Falun: the full Teachings of Falun Gong" (Li Hongzhi).

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