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Conversations on religion

Author: Mick Gordon; Chris Wilkinson
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How do we define religion? Can we define faith? Why in our twenty first century world are so many people religious? Why do, and how can people believe in a supernatural god or gods? Is religion dangerous? Does it have a value? What should our ambition for religion be?" "This book is an insight into human nature. We human beings are strange in our commitment to beliefs which we inherit, imbibe and choose. We find  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conversations on religion.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2008
(OCoLC)624958590
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Gordon; Chris Wilkinson
ISBN: 9780826499097 0826499090
OCLC Number: 156830913
Description: xv, 221 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. A.C. Grayling --
2. Don Cupitt --
3. Archbishop Rowan Williams --
4. Giles Fraser --
5. John Gray --
6. Richard Dawkins --
7. Alister McGrath --
8 Tariq Ramadan --
9. Lewis Wolpert --
10. Azzam Tamimi --
11. Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.
Responsibility: edited by Mick Gordon and Chris Wilkinson.

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Assembles a collection of interviews in which the people found most interesting on the subject of religion and religious belief takes part. This title addresses such questions as How do you know it  Read more...

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"A daring and very necessary book." Good Book Guide, 2008 Title mention in The Bookseller, 2007 Title mentioned by Christopher Howse, Daily Telegraph, 2008. "The question and answer sessions which Read more...

 
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