The Courage to Be

The Courage to Be

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by Paul Tillich
     
 

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In this classic and deeply insightful book, one of the world's most eminent philosophers describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This edition includes a new introduction by Peter J. Gomes that reflects on the impact of this book in the years since it was written.

About the Author:
Paul Tillich

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In this classic and deeply insightful book, one of the world's most eminent philosophers describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This edition includes a new introduction by Peter J. Gomes that reflects on the impact of this book in the years since it was written.

About the Author:
Paul Tillich (1886-1965), world-renowned philosopher and theologian, taught in several German universities until he was dismissed in 1933 because of his opposition to the Nazi regime. In America he was affiliated with the Union Theological Seminary, Harvard University, and the University of Chicago. Peter J. Gomes is Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in The Memorial Church, Harvard University.

Editorial Reviews

W Norman Pittenger
The brilliance, the wealth of illustration, and the aptness of personal application . . . make the reading of these chapters an exciting experience.
— (New York Times Book Review)
Witherspoon
A lucid and arresting book.
— (New York Herald Tribune)
American Scholar
Clear, uncluttered thinking and lucid writing mark Mr. Tillich's study as a distinguished and readable one.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300002416
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/10/1959
Series:
Terry Lectures Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.62(d)

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Peter J. Gomes
Were I to choose the most significant book in religion published in the second half of the twentieth century, my choice would fall easily upon Paul Tillich's The Courage to Be.

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