The Essence of Christianity

The Essence of Christianity

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In The Essence of Christianity-this is the classic 1853 translation of the 1841 German original-Feuerbach discusses the "true or anthropological" root of religion, exploring how everything from the nature of God to the mysteries of mysticism and prayer can be viewed through such a prism. He goes on to examine the "false" essences of religion, including contradictions in ideas of the existence of a deity, and then how God and religion are merely expressions of human emotion. This is essential background reading for understanding everything from Marx's Communist Manifesto to modern apolitical philosophies of atheism.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 142 x 220 x 34mm | 621.42g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1605204447
  • 9781605204444

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