An Intelligent Person's Guide to Religion (Paperback)John Haldane (author)
Paperback Published: 15/04/2005
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What use is religion in the modern world? Since the Enlightenment philosophers have stripped faith of its claim to being part of human knowledge. But since the dismantling of religion, the ancient and enduring questions about the meaning of our existence - questions that haunt all of us at some point during our life - have never been adequately answered. Drawing on many aspects of human culture, John Haldane offers a defence of religion as not only credible but necessary. He explores the place of religion in relation to science, in making sense of evil, in understanding history and in explaining value. He also looks at religion's impact on art and its complex relationship with death. An Intelligent Person's Guide to Religion makes a compelling argument for the necessity of faith in modern society.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook
Weight: 178 g
Dimensions: 175 x 125 x 17 mm
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