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The God problem : expressing faith and being reasonable

Author: Robert Wuthnow
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The message of this book is that we can learn something important about faith by listening closely to the language people use in talking about their faith"--Preface.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wuthnow
ISBN: 9780520274280 0520274288
OCLC Number: 781939301
Description: x, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dangerous dogma --
Talking to God --
Big scary catastrophes --
Heaven is a wonderful place --
Jesus sets you free --
Billions of galaxies --
Conclusion: don't be spooky or weird.
Responsibility: Robert Wuthnow.

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Examines how middle class Americans juggle the seemingly paradoxical relationship between faith and reason. Based on interviews with two hundred people from various faiths, this book dispels the  Read more...

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"Offers an important counterbalance to the overly simplistic atheistic challenges of Richard Dawkins and company." Publishers Weekly "A important book." -- Jerome P. Baggett Christian Century Read more...

 
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