Meaning and Mystery
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 November 2009
  • ISBN : 1444315625
  • Page : 256 pages
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Download or read online book entitled Meaning and Mystery, was written by David M. Holley and published by John Wiley & Sons in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 19 November 2009 with total pages 256. Meaning and Mystery offers a challenge to the way Philosophyhas traditionally approached the issue of belief in God as atheoretical problem, proposing instead a form of reflection moreappropriate to the practical nature of the issue. Makes use of abundant illustrative material, from bothliterature, such as Les Misérables, Edwin Abott’sFlatland, Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and LeoTolstoy’s A Confession, and popular culture, such asadvertisements, the television series Joan of Arcadia andthe film Stranger Than Fiction Uses imaginative scenarios to offer explanations of centralconcepts Incorporates theories on human thought and behavior inexploring the formation of religious belief Written in a style that is accessible to readers with littlebackground knowledge of philosophy