Religion from Tolstoy to Camus / Edition 1

Religion from Tolstoy to Camus / Edition 1

by Walter Kaufmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560007060

ISBN-13: 9781560007067

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Walter Kaufmann devoted his life to exploring the religious implications of literary and philosophical texts. Deeply skeptical about the human and moral benefits of modern secularism, he also criticized the quest for certainty pursued through dogma. Kaufmann saw a risk of loss of authenticity in what he described as unjustified retreats into the past. This is

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Walter Kaufmann devoted his life to exploring the religious implications of literary and philosophical texts. Deeply skeptical about the human and moral benefits of modern secularism, he also criticized the quest for certainty pursued through dogma. Kaufmann saw a risk of loss of authenticity in what he described as unjustified retreats into the past. This is a compilation of significant texts on religious thought that he selected and introduced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560007067
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
1Introduction
Religion from Tolstoy to Camus1
2Tolstoy
My Religion45
The Death of Ivan Ilyitch66
How Much Land Does a Man Need?117
A Reply to the Synod's Edict of Excommunication130
3Dostoevsky
Rebellion and The Grand Inquisitor137
4Pius IX
The Dogma of the Immaculate Conception160
The Encyclical Quanta Cura160
The Syllabus of Errors162
The Dogma of Papal Infallibility170
5Leo XIII
The Encyclical Aeterni Patris173
6Nietzsche
The Antichrist191
7Clifford
The Ethics of Belief201
8James
The Will to Believe221
9Royce
The Problem of Job239
10Wilde
The Doer of Good258
The Masters259
The Nightingale and the Rose260
A Letter on Prison Life264
11Freud
The Future of an Illusion272
12Cohen
The Dark Side of Religion279
13Enslin
The New Testament298
14Niemoller
The Wedding Garment318
The Salt of the Earth322
Gamaliel328
15Hay
Europe and the Jews335
16Barth and Brunner
A Correspondence356
17Pius XII
The Dogma of the Assumption367
The Encyclical Humani Generis368
18Maritain
The Third Way380
19Tillich
Symbols of Faith383
20Wisdom
Gods391
21Schweitzer
The Conception of the Kingdom of God in the Transformation of Eschatology407
22Buber
The Way of Man according to the Teachings of Hasidism425
23Camus
Reflections on the Guillotine442
24John XXIII
Speech to Non-Catholics451
25McTaggart
God, Evil, and Immortality455
26Flew and Hare and Mitchell
Theology and Falsification470

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