The Courage to Be: Second Edition

The Courage to Be: Second Edition

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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. Named one of the Books of the Century by the New… See more details below

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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. Named one of the Books of the Century by the New York Public Library.

Editorial Reviews

Witherspoon
A lucid and arresting book.
— (New York Herald Tribune)
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)
American Scholar
Clear, uncluttered thinking and lucid writing mark Mr. Tillich's study as a distinguished and readable one.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300084719
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Terry Lectures Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
238
Sales rank:
728,652
Product dimensions:
5.07(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.64(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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