By Scott Atran
By Scott Atran
By Grant Kaplan
By Michael Fagenblat
Negative theology is the try and describe God through conversing by way of what God isn't. ancient affinities among Jewish modernity and destructive theology point out new instructions for thematizing the trendy Jewish event. Questions comparable to, What are the boundaries of Jewish modernity when it comes to negativity? Has this artistic culture exhausted itself? and the way may possibly Jewish notion pass ahead? anchor those unique essays. Taken jointly they discover the roots and legacies of unfavourable theology in Jewish concept, learn the viability and boundaries of theorizing the trendy Jewish event as unfavourable theology, and provide a clean viewpoint from which to strategy Jewish highbrow history.
By Søren Kierkegaard,Howard V. Hong,Edna H. Hong
The a variety of forms and stipulations of affection are a standard subject for Kierkegaard, starting together with his early Either/Or, via "The Diary of the Seducer" and choose William's eulogy on married love, to his final paintings, at the changelessness of God's love. Works of Love, the midpoint within the sequence, can be the huge excessive aspect, as a result of its penetrating, illuminating research of the types and assets of affection. Love as feeling and temper is exclusive from works of affection, love of the cute from love of the unlovely, preferential love from love because the royal legislation, love as mutual egotism from triangular love, and erotic love from self-giving love.
This paintings is marked via Kierkegaard's Socratic expertise of the reader, either because the heart of woke up figuring out and because the initiator of motion. Written to be learn aloud, the booklet conveys a fondness of suggestion and an insightful, poetic mind's eye that make such an attentive process richly profitable. Works of affection not basically serves as a superb starting point exploring the writings of Kierkegaard, but additionally rewards many rereadings.
By Steven T. Katz,Steven Bayme
By Swami Nijananda Bharati
By Kate Kirkpatrick
For philosophers, this paintings opens up an unmined vein of effect on Sartre's paintings which illuminates his conceptual divergences from the German phenomenological culture. And for theologians, it bargains insights right into a theologically educated atheism which provoked responses from a number of the twentieth-century's maximum theologians - an atheism from which we will nonetheless examine a lot today.
By Richard Purtill
A attention-grabbing examine the myth and philosophy of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R Tolkien. the 2 males have been neighbors and fellow professors at Oxford, popular Christian thinkers who either “found it essential to create for the needs in their fiction different worlds—not utopias or dystopias, yet diversified worlds.”
“The nice significance of [Lewis and Tolkien] is they have succeeded in restating convinced conventional values—in a fashion that they make an innovative attract a really broad viewers, old and young, traditionalist and non-traditionalist.”
—Richard Purtill, Author, J.R.R. Tolkien: fable, Morality, and Religion