From Athens to Jerusalem: The Love of Wisdom and the Love of God

From Athens to Jerusalem: The Love of Wisdom and the Love of God

by Stephen R. L. Clark


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These expanded Gifford lectures attempt to answer Tertullian's jibe, "What business has Jerusalem with Athens?" Addressing this question within the horizons of multiple, sometimes apparently opposing, worldviews, Clark ends by stoutly defending reason, the achievability of truth, and the reality of consciousness against contemporary attack.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621384359
Publisher: Angelico Press
Publication date: 03/26/2019
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 624,465
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

STEPHEN R. L. CLARK is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Liverpool, and an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Theology at the University of Bristol. His books include The Mysteries of Religion (1984), God's World and the Great Awakening (1991), Biology and Christian Ethics (2000), Understanding Faith: Religious Belief and its Place in Society (2009), Ancient Mediterranean Philosophy (2013), Plotinus: Myth, Metaphor and Philosophical Practice (2016), and God, Religion and Reality (repr. 2017). His chief current interests are in the philosophy of Plotinus, the understanding and treatment of non-human animals, philosophy of religion, and science fiction.

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