Year: 1966 Source: Atlas v.11, (March 1966), p.64-69 SIEC No: 19820169

In this article the author compares martyrdom to suicide in the religious contexts of Buddhism & Christianity. There is discussion of doctrinal non-violence as a form of suicide with specific reference to Jesus. The alleged suicide of Dag Hammerkjold & his possible motives of suicide as a form of martyrdom are also analyzed. (SC)