God

God

A Guide for the Perplexed

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive and humorous introduction to the mysteries of the divine reveals truths and ideas as presented in ancient Greek tales, by key philosophers, in modern film, and from other sources, citing societal influences on our knowledge and understanding of a higher force.

Perseus Publishing
In God: A Guide for the Perplexed, bestselling author Keith Ward has crafted a unique, perceptive, witty, and informative introduction to the mysteries of the divine.

From the essential truths presented in ancient Greek mythology via the stories about Olympian gods, through the key ideas of major philosophers such as Nietzsche and Marx, to the surprise insights offered by such diverse elements of our experience as Romantic poetry and the film ‘Alien’, Ward draws on everything that has either directly or remotely influenced our knowledge of a higher force. His book therefore provides not only a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive account of the different manifestations of God, but, most importantly, offers a humorous and engaging encounter with both humanity’s belief in God and our exploration of that belief. Mixing the eclectic with the sublime, this illustrated and profound volume will be a compulsive page-turner for anyone interested in the real core of the philosophical and spiritual quest for meaning.

In God: A Guide for the Perplexed, bestselling author Keith Ward has crafted a unique, perceptive, witty, and informative introduction to the mysteries of the divine.

From the essential truths presented in ancient Greek mythology via the stories about Olympian gods, through the key ideas of major philosophers such as Nietzsche and Marx, to the surprise insights offered by such diverse elements of our experience as Romantic poetry and the film ?Alien’, Ward draws on everything that has either directly or remotely influenced our knowledge of a higher force. His book therefore provides not only a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive account of the different manifestations of God, but, most importantly, offers a humorous and engaging encounter with both humanity’s belief in God and our exploration of that belief. Mixing the eclectic with the sublime, this illustrated and profound volume will be a compulsive page-turner for anyone interested in the real core of the philosophical and spiritual quest for meaning.


Publisher: Richmond : Oneworld, 2013
ISBN: 9781851689736
1851689737
Branch Call Number: 231 W213g 2013
Characteristics: vii, 264 p. : ill. ; 20 cm

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Sep 02, 2016

by the same author:
“My Review of Why There Almost Certainly is a God, Part One”
by Jason Rosenhouse, posted August 27, 2009, at EvolutionBlog
http://scienceblogs.com/evolutionblog/2009/08/27/my-review-of-why-there-almost/

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