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God the Problem

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"The most discussed and most significant issues on the religious scene today is whether it is possible, or even desirable, to believe in God. Mr Kaufman's valuable study does not offer a doctrine of God, but instead explores why God is a problem for many moderns, the dimensions of that problem, and the inner logic of the notion of God as it has developed in Western culture. His object is to determine the function or significance of talk about God: how the concept of God is generated in human experience; the special problems in turn generated by this concept (for example, the intelligibility of the idea of transcendence, the problem of theodicy) and how they are met; and under what circumstances the idea of God is credible or important or even indispensable. He does not try to prove God's existence or nonexistence, but elucidates what the concept of God means and the important human needs it fulfills."

Book in very good condition, although the page edges are foxed due to age and the title page includes the pencil indentations of an erased inscription.

Item details

Author(s):
Kaufman, G. D.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1972
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
276
Publisher:
Harvard University Press

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"The most discussed and most significant issues on the religious scene today is whether it is possible, or even desirable, to believe in God. Mr Kaufman's valuable study does not offer a doctrine of God, but instead explores why God is a problem for many moderns, the dimensions of that problem, and the inner logic of the notion of God as it has developed in Western culture. His object is to determine the function or significance of talk about God: how the concept of God is generated in human experience; the special problems in turn generated by this concept (for example, the intelligibility of the idea of transcendence, the problem of theodicy) and how they are met; and under what circumstances the idea of God is credible or important or even indispensable. He does not try to prove God's existence or nonexistence, but elucidates what the concept of God means and the important human needs it fulfills."

Book in very good condition, although the page edges are foxed due to age and the title page includes the pencil indentations of an erased inscription.

Author(s):
Kaufman, G. D.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1972
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
276
Publisher:
Harvard University Press

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