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intelligent person"s guide to religion

by John Haldane

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-220) and index.

    StatementJohn Haldane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .H293 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3762729M
    ISBN 100715628674
    LC Control Number2003467568

    Book review - by Peter Doherty An Intelligent Person's Guide to Religion John Haldane. Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd. 61 Frith Street, London W1D 3LJ ISBN 0 4 pages. £ A book addressed both to committed believers, assured atheists and confirmed agnostics. Many other readers who may not be quite agnostic but are uncertain. An Intelligent Persons Guide To Religion Ontario. Daring Greatly Book Club Guide. , in Scotland. Association Of Professional Tourist Guides. , in Australian Capital Territory. Ben Sherman Harrington Jacket Size Guide.

    Scruton's book achieves its purpose admirably--to offer intelligent people a guide to doing philosophy. It is refreshing to see a book for the general reader that offers methods that can be adopted and used in a variety of settings/5(8). Intelligent Person's Guide to Modern Culture Hardcover – 30 Jun Without traditional religion the post-Enlightenment cognoscenti turn to art, but absent that religion, art (particularly art as a part of tradition itself) is altered. We now live in a world of commodification where price trumps value and salesmanship trumps inspiration /5(15).

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