Byrne (religious studies, Saint Michael's College) challenges readers to think creatively about God, and delineates the place of faith in postmodernity. He considers the relations between God and freedom, selfhood, culture, negative theology, vengeance, consolation, absolutism, the cosmos, and postmodernity. Along the way, he engages philosophers (Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, and Sartre), literary figures like Diamond and Price, and the Dalai Lama.
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|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
James M. Byrne is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Saint Michael’s College, Vermont.
Table of Contents
|1||God and the Self||1|
|2||The Sickness Unto Death?||22|
|3||On Not Knowing God||40|
|4||Facing the Wrath of God||61|
|6||God, History, Contingency||96|
|7||God and the Cosmos||116|
|8||Beyond the Idol||137|
|References and Bibliography||161|