Living with Ambiguity: Religious Naturalism and the Menace of Evil

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Overview

How a religion based on the sacredness of nature deals with the problem of evil.
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“Crosby’s book succeeds as an academic model of spirituality that can dialogue with the natural sciences without recourse to traditional theology. He opens a new door for deep ecology to enter into the various forums for discussing ecology—a door that comes by way of Nietzsche.” — Environmental Ethics
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791475201
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald A. Crosby is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Colorado State University. He has published several books, including A Religion of Nature and The Specter of the Absurd: Sources and Criticisms of Modern Nihilism, both also published by SUNY Press, and Novelty.

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. RELIGION OF NATURE AS A FORM OF RELIGIOUS NATURALISM

2. AMBIGUITIES OF NATURE

3. NATURE AS THE FOCUS OF RELIGIOUS FAITH

4. PERSPECTIVISM, PLURALISM, AND AMBIGUITY

5. RELIGIOUS RIGHTNESS AND MORAL VALUE

6. COPING WITH AMBIGUITY

Notes
Works Cited
Index

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