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God: A Guide for the Perplexed

God: A Guide for the Perplexed

Author: Keith Ward
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From Plato to Wittgenstein and religions from Judaism to the Hindu tradition, interspersed with divine influences from Classical Greece, Romantic poetry, and the occasional scene from 'Alien', 'God: A Guide for the Perplexed' charts the path of humanity's great spiritual odyssey: the search for God. Leading the way through this minefield is acclaimed philosopher-theologian Keith Ward, blending the sublime and the eclectic in a narrative which offers wit, erudition and moments of genuine pathos. As a survey of the different manifestations of God through the centuries, and an examination of humanity's search for the divine, this is an engaging and informative book. As a deeply moving testament to our endless capacity for spiritual hope, it is compulsive reading for anyone interested in, or embarking on, the great quest for meaning.

Author description

Keith Ward is a Fellow of the British Academy and is a Professorial Research Fellow at Heythrop College, London. He was formally Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford and is one of Britain's foremost writers on comparative theology and Christian issues.

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General Fields

  • : 9781851689736
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : February 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : 211
  • : en
  • : Paperback
  • : Keith Ward
  • : Illustrations