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

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

Margaret Bald


Censorship of spiritual and philosophical hypothesis is as previous as background and as present as state-of-the-art headlines. the various world's significant spiritual 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 non secular trust or reflecting dissenting perspectives have additionally been suppressed. "Literature Suppressed on non secular Grounds, Revised variation" profiles the censorship of many such crucial works of civilization. The 14 entries new to this version comprise large insurance of the "Harry Potter" sequence, which has been usually banned within the usa given that it promotes witchcraft, in addition to entries on well known textbook sequence, "The Witches" through Roald Dahl, "Women with no males: a unique of recent Iran", and extra. additionally integrated are updates to such entries as "The Satanic Verses" via Salman Rushdie and "On the beginning of Species" via 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 in regards to the leader global platforms" (Galileo Galilei); "Discourse on procedure" (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 starting place 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 whole Teachings of Falun Gong" (Li Hongzhi).

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