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Varieties of Unbelief

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"In this book, John Habgood explores the reasons - intellectual, cultural and temperamental - for religious unbelief. Looking at the views expressed by a number of novelists, scientists and philosophers, he shoes why the present-day culture of scepticism can seem so plausible, and how both believers and non-believers can benefit mutual criticism. The author warns against mistaken attempts to argue for religious belief on the basis of secular disciplines. The Christian faith is irreducibly historical and God is irreducibly personal - there is not, nor ever has been, only one way to express the truth about God. Varieties of Unbelief contends that it is possible to discover in the widespread sense of God's absence a necessary counterpoise of idolatrous forms of belief which assume more knowledge of God than our human condition allows. It ends with the important reminder that, in terms of belief, what we are is more important that what we say."

Book in very good condition, although there is a small inscription on the first page.

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Author(s):
Habgood, J.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
148
Publisher:
Darton, Longman and Todd

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"In this book, John Habgood explores the reasons - intellectual, cultural and temperamental - for religious unbelief. Looking at the views expressed by a number of novelists, scientists and philosophers, he shoes why the present-day culture of scepticism can seem so plausible, and how both believers and non-believers can benefit mutual criticism. The author warns against mistaken attempts to argue for religious belief on the basis of secular disciplines. The Christian faith is irreducibly historical and God is irreducibly personal - there is not, nor ever has been, only one way to express the truth about God. Varieties of Unbelief contends that it is possible to discover in the widespread sense of God's absence a necessary counterpoise of idolatrous forms of belief which assume more knowledge of God than our human condition allows. It ends with the important reminder that, in terms of belief, what we are is more important that what we say."

Book in very good condition, although there is a small inscription on the first page.

Author(s):
Habgood, J.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
148
Publisher:
Darton, Longman and Todd

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