By Anthony T. Kronman
we are living in an age of disenchantment. The variety of self-professed “atheists” maintains to develop. but many nonetheless think an severe religious eager for a connection to what Aristotle referred to as the “eternal and divine.” if you happen to do, yet call for a God that's suitable with their glossy beliefs, a brand new theology is needed. this is often what Anthony Kronman deals the following, in a booklet that leads its readers clear of the inscrutable writer of the Abrahamic religions towards a God whose inexhaustible and eternal presence is that of the area itself. Kronman defends an historic notion of God, deepened and reworked through Christian belief—the born-again paganism on which sleek technology, artwork, and politics all vitally count. Brilliantly surveying centuries of Western thought—from Plato to Augustine, Aquinas, and Kant, from Spinoza to Nietzsche, Darwin, and Freud—Kronman recovers and reclaims the God we'd like today.
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