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Reason Faith and Revolution

Reflections on the God Debate

Author(s): Terry Eagleton

ISBN13: 9780300151794

ISBN10: 0300151799

Publisher: Veritas Warehouse - Ballycoolin D 11

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  • Terry Eagletons witty and polemical "Reason, Faith, and Revolution" is bound to cause a stir among scientists, theologians, people of faith and people of no faith, as well as general readers eager to understand the God Debate. On the one hand, Eagleton demolishes what he calls the superstitious view of God held by most atheists and agnostics, and offers in its place a revolutionary account of the Christian Gospel. On the other hand, he launches a stinging assault on the betrayal of this revolution by institutional Christianity.There is little joy here, then, either for the anti-God brigade - Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens in particular - nor for many conventional believers. Instead, Eagleton offers his own vibrant account of religion and politics in a book that ranges from the Holy Spirit to the recent history of the Middle East, from Thomas Aquinas to the Twin Towers.

  • Terry Eagleton

    Terry Eagleton is Professor of English Literature at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Distinguished Professor of Cultural Theory at Lancaster University, and Professor of English Literature at Notre Dame. He is the author of many books, including Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate.

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    There are plenty of things in this book to anger all sorts of people, and few will not find something in it with which to disagree strongly. And thats just fine. This is an exceptional contribution to recent debates around faith, religion, and atheism.

    - Dale B. Martin, Yale University


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