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God, Guilt and Death : An Existential Phenomenology of Religion

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In this important contribution to the philosophy of religion, Merold Westphal explains what it means to be religious. Employing the phenomenological method developed by Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Paul Ricoeur, Westphal demonstrates that one need not be a believer to understand the religious experience.show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253204178
  • 9780253204172
  • 944,294

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" ... a profoundly stimulating and satisfying piece of philosophy... It is a book from which one really can learn something worthwhile." Idealistic Studies " ... exceptionally well-written philosophy of religion ... " Mentalities " ... a most impressive phenomenology of religion ... a splendid achievement ... " The Reformed Theological Review " ... challenging to scholars ... interesting to general audiences." International Journal for Philosophy of Religion " ... equal in clarity of thought and comprehensiveness of scope... profoundly original." The Reformed Journal "Challenging and thought-provoking, this makes a fine ... textbook in the philosophy of religion." Religious Studies Review " ... its virtues as a textbook in phenomenology or philosophy of religion are extraordinary." Faith and Philosophyshow more

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