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God and the between

Author: William Desmond
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Illuminations--theory and religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the space between religion and philosophy, as the religious person cannot escape philosophical perplexity and the philosopher of religion by nature occupies this middle space. The author suggests that this junction is not just dictated by religion having to prove its credentials to rational philosophy but that it is also a matter of philosophy wondering whether religion is the ultimate partner in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Desmond, William, 1951-
God and the between.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)698012719
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Desmond
ISBN: 9781405162326 1405162325 9781405162333 1405162333
OCLC Number: 122424306
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 347 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. Godlessness --
Godlessness and the ethos of being --
Beyond Godlessness --
Part II. Ways to God --
God and the univocal way --
God and the equivocal way --
God and the dialectical way --
God and the metaxological way --
God beyond the between --
Part III. Gods --
God(s) many and one: on polytheism and monotheism --
God(s) personal and transpersonal: on the masks of the divine --
God(s) gnostic: on passing through the counterfeit doubles of the divine --
God(s) of the whole: on pantheism and panentheism --
God beyond the whole: on the theistic God of creation --
God(s) mystic: on the idiocy of God --
Part IV. God --
God: ten metaphysical cantos.
Series Title: Illuminations--theory and religion.
Responsibility: William Desmond.
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An original work which rethinks the question of God in a constructive spirit, drawing its conclusions by considering ideas received from both philosophy and religion.  Read more...

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"This is a very difficult book on very important, indeed pressing, topics in the philosophy of religion" (Review of Metaphysics)

 
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