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The face of God : the Gifford lectures 2010

Author: Roger Scruton
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum International Pub., 2012.
Series: Gifford lectures, 2010.
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"Lord Gifford's bequest was to sponsor lectures that would 'promote and diffuse the knowledge of God'. Scruton is not a member of any Church though he believes that man's relation to God is the most important relation he has. Today God is widely rejected as incompatible with modern science but what do we lose when we lose that belief? The atheist, argues Scruton with great originality, proceeds by systematic acts of  Read more...
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Scruton, Roger
Face of God : The Gifford Lectures
London : Continuum International Publishing, c2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Scruton
ISBN: 9781441140630 1441140638
OCLC Number: 787843565
Description: 1 online resource : ill.
Contents: The view from nowhere --
The view from somewhere --
Where am I? --
The face of the person --
The face of the earth --
The face of God.
Series Title: Gifford lectures, 2010.
Responsibility: Roger Scruton.

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Roger Scruton responds to the atheist culture growing around us, exploring the place of God in a disenchanted world and offering a defence of human uniqueness.  Read more...

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Reviewed in The Economist. Roger Scruton is one of our most interesting intellectuals... This is an important book, with a very wide cultural range. It is brave in pointing to a turning away from God Read more...

 
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