Tag Archive | The Tsarnaev Brothers and Religious Extremism

The Terror of “Normal”: Religious Brainwashing and the Boston Bombers

Perhaps you, like I, feel relief after the death of one Marathon bombing suspect and the capture of the second. But perhaps you also feel something else. Something besides relief, anger, or pain. Something like confusion. After all, why would two young men described by acquaintances as “friendly,” “soft-spoken,” “popular,” and “safe” suddenly commit major […]