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Puzzle of God

Peter Vardy
Puzzle of God

Puzzle of God

Peter Vardy

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In this book, the author examines the different ideas of God in common use today. He begins with three realist views, according to which God exists independent of the universe. Next, he considers an anti-realist view, whereby God is a truth only within a given community and language. The arguments for the existence of God, based on these views, are then reviewed. Finally, the author explores some of the traditional attributes of God determined by the different versions.;This book is intended to be of use for A-level philosophy of religion students.

- Publisher A fresh, lively, and savvy survey of humanity's eternal query: Who or what is God? Vardy examines ancient and modern notions of what it means to talk about "God" ("one of the most fought-over and debated words in the history of ideas"), eternal life, omnipotence, prayer, and more. "An accomplished guide round the battlefield of ideas about God".--Don Cupitt.

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About "Puzzle of God"

In this book, the author examines the different ideas of God in common use today. He begins with three realist views, according to which God exists independent of the universe. Next, he considers an anti-realist view, whereby God is a truth only within a given community and language. The arguments for the existence of God, based on these views, are then reviewed. Finally, the author explores some of the traditional attributes of God determined by the different versions.;This book is intended to be of use for A-level philosophy of religion students.
- Publisher

A fresh, lively, and savvy survey of humanity's eternal query: Who or what is God? Vardy examines ancient and modern notions of what it means to talk about "God" ("one of the most fought-over and debated words in the history of ideas"), eternal life, omnipotence, prayer, and more. "An accomplished guide round the battlefield of ideas about God".--Don Cupitt.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Peter Vardy

Peter Vardy (Ph.D., Kings College, London) is Vice Principal of Heythrop College, London. He is the author of the bestselling books The Puzzle of God, The Puzzle of Ethics, Being Human, The Thinkers Guide to Evil and The Thinkers Guide to God.

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  • Catalogue Code 61467
  • Product Code 0005992230
  • EAN 9780005992234
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Collins Dove
  • Publication Date Jan 1993
  • Dimensions 197 x 131 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.170kg

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