God, Guilt, and Death
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God, Guilt, and Death : An Existential Phenomenology of Religion

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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 Philosophy

Examples from the writings of Kierkegaard, Freud, Heidegger, Dostoyevsky, Nietzsche, and Tolstoi illuminate Westphal's thesis that guilt and death are the central problems of human existence.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17.78mm | 449.06g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253204178
  • 9780253204172
  • 896,447

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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 Philosophy
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