Alexander The Great The Death Of A God

Author: Paul Doherty
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755395816
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Alexander The Great The Death Of A God from the Author: Paul Doherty. Master historian Paul Doherty investigates an outstanding figure who achieved so much before his premature end. Alexander the Great was an enigma, a man who wanted to be a god, a Greek who wanted to be Persian, a defender of liberties who spent most of his life taking away the liberties of others, and a king who could be compassionate yet also had the capacity to ruthlessly wipe out an ancient city. The Death of Alexander scrutinizes the circumstances surrounding the young king's death in the summer palace of the Persian kings. Did Alexander die of alcohol poisoning? Or where there other, more sinister factors involved? The great general had surrounded himself with outstanding captains of war. Was it they who ultimately made a decision to bring this young god's life to a violent, untimely end?

After The Death Of God

Author: Gianni Vattimo
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231512534
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After The Death Of God from the Author: Gianni Vattimo. It has long been assumed that the more modern we become, the less religious we will be. Yet a recent resurrection in faith has challenged the certainty of this belief. In these original essays and interviews, leading hermeneutical philosophers and postmodern theorists John D. Caputo and Gianni Vattimo engage with each other's past and present work on the subject and reflect on our transition from secularism to postsecularism. As two of the figures who have contributed the most to the theoretical reflections on the contemporary philosophical turn to religion, Caputo and Vattimo explore the changes, distortions, and reforms that are a part of our postmodern faith and the forces shaping the religious imagination today. Incisively and imaginatively connecting their argument to issues ranging from terrorism to fanaticism and from politics to media and culture, these thinkers continue to reinvent the field of hermeneutic philosophy with wit, grace, and passion.

The Idols Of Death And The God Of Life

Author: Pablo Richard
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1606082337
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The Idols Of Death And The God Of Life from the Author: Pablo Richard. Contents I. Biblical Theology of Confrontation with Idols by Pablo Richard II. The Gods of Oppression by J. Severino Croatto III. Divine Judgment In History by George V. Pixley IV. The Epiphany of the God of Life in Jesus of Nazareth by Jon Sobrino V. The God of the Strategic Covenant by Victorio Araya G. VI. The Task of Making God Exist by Joan Casa–as VII. Meditation on the God of the Poor by Javier JimŽnez Lim—n VIII. God Bursts Forth in the Experience of Life by Frei Betto (Carlos Alberto Libanio Christo) IX. The Economic Roots of Idolatry: Entrepreneurial Metaphysics by Franz Hinkelammert X. The Faith of the Poor in Their Struggle with Idols by Hugo Assmann

Death Of God

Author: Vipin Patwari
Publisher: Educreation Publishing
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Death Of God from the Author: Vipin Patwari. Life turns upside down for a normal young boy having normal dreams when he is told that he is the incarnation of God. A struggle begins between those who know that he is the one that they were looking for and between the boy who has never experienced anything special about himself. Will the boy realise his True Destiny or will he disagree and disown those and continue to live a normal life. The book is a work of fiction and in no way intends to hurt individual, community, sect or religion

Death Of A God

Author: S. T. Haymon
Publisher: Bello
ISBN: 9781447225119
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Death Of A God from the Author: S. T. Haymon. The subject of brilliant reviews and rave comparisons with such greats as P.D. James and Dorothy Sayers, here is S.T. Haymon, featuring Inspector Ben Jurnet and The Second Coming, a British rock group whose lead singer is found murdered and tied to a cross.

The Death Of God And The Meaning Of Life

Author: Julian Young
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135020906
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The Death Of God And The Meaning Of Life from the Author: Julian Young. What is the meaning of life? In today's secular, post-religious scientific world, this question has become a serious preoccupation. But it also has a long history: many major philosophers have thought deeply about it, as Julian Young so vividly illustrates in this thought-provoking second edition of The Death of God and the Meaning of Life. Three new chapters explore Søren Kierkegaard’s attempts to preserve a Christian answer to the question of the meaning of life, Karl Marx's attempt to translate this answer into naturalistic and atheistic terms, and Sigmund Freud’s deep pessimism about the possibility of any version of such an answer. Part 1 presents an historical overview of philosophers from Plato to Marx who have believed in a meaning of life, either in some supposed ‘other’ world or in the future of this world. Part 2 assesses what happened when the traditional structures that give life meaning began to erode. With nothing to take their place, these structures gave way to the threat of nihilism, to the appearance that life is meaningless. Young looks at the responses to this threat in chapters on Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Camus, Foucault and Derrida. Fully revised and updated throughout, this highly engaging exploration of fundamental issues will captivate anyone who’s ever asked themselves where life’s meaning (if there is one) really lies. It also makes a perfect historical introduction to philosophy, particularly to the continental tradition.

Living The Death Of God

Author: Thomas J. J. Altizer
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791481697
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Living The Death Of God from the Author: Thomas J. J. Altizer. The eminent death-of-God theologian traces his lifelong search for a theory that is contemporary yet biblical.