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Atheist delusions : the Christian revolution and its fashionable enemies

Author: David Bentley Hart
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hart outlines how Christianity transformed the ancient world in ways we may have forgotten: bringing liberation from fatalism, conferring great dignity on human beings, subverting the cruelest aspects of pagan society, and elevating charity above all virtues. He then argues that what we term the "Age of Reason" was in fact the beginning of the eclipse of reason's authority as a cultural value. Hart closes the book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hart, David Bentley.
Atheist delusions.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008040641
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Bentley Hart
OCLC Number: 871782046
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiv, 253 p.)
Contents: Introduction --
Faith, reason, and freedom : a view from the present --
The gospel of unbelief --
The age of freedom --
The mythology of the secular age : modernity's rewriting of the Christian past --
Faith and reason --
The night of reason --
The destruction of the past --
The death and rebirth of science --
Intolerance and persecution --
Intolerance and war --
An age of darkness --
Revolution : the Christian invention of the human --
The great rebellion --
A glorious sadness --
A liberating message --
The face of the faceless --
The death and birth of worlds --
Divine humanity --
Reaction and retreat : modernity and the eclipse of the human --
Secularism and its victims --
Sorcerers and saints.
Responsibility: David Bentley Hart.

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Offers an antidote to the atheists' misrepresentations of the Christian past, bringing into focus the truth about the most radical revolution in Western history. This book outlines how Christianity  Read more...

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