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The face of God : the Gifford lectures 2010

Author: Roger Scruton
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2012.
Series: Gifford lectures, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Roger Scruton explores the place of God in a disenchanted world. His argument is a response to the atheist culture that is now growing around us, and also a defence of human uniqueness. He rebuts the claim that there is no meaning or purpose in the natural world, and argues that the sacred and the transcendental are 'real presences', through which human beings come to know themselves and to find both their freedom  Read more...
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Scruton
ISBN: 9781847065247 1847065244
OCLC Number: 761381391
Description: x, 186 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
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.
Other Titles: 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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