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Titel: The Beginning and the End of 'Religion'
Verlag: Cambirdge, Cambridge University Press, , first edition
cloth, 8vo xi+284 pp. prophecy and peace; reality, wisdom and delight; christianity; creation, courtesy and contemplation; LIKE NEW (no dustjacket). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 10744
Inhaltsangabe: What is the subject of theology? These fourteen essays argue against the view that "religion" is the name of one particular territory that we may consider or ignore if we feel so inclined. That "religion" is a subject quite different from others, such as politics, art, science, law and economics, is peculiar to modern Western culture. But Professor Lash states that the "modern" world is ending, and in the consequent confusion is the possibility of discovering new forms of ancient wisdom that the "modern" world obscured from view. Part I explores the dialogue between Christianity and Hinduism. Those essays in Part II (six were published between 1988 and 1994, and five are unpublished) consider relations between theology and science, the secularity of Western culture and questions of Christian hope or eschatology.
Inhaltsangabe: Fourteen essays argue against the view that "religion" is a subject quite different from others. Stating that the "modern" world is ending, they argue that in the consequent confusion is the possibility of discovering new forms of ancient wisdom previously obscured.
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