Strange Gods

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101870966
Size: 75.98 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 3628
Download Read Online
The story also encompasses conversions to rigid secular ideologies, notably Stalinist Communism, with their own truth claims. Finally, Jacoby offers a powerful case for religious choice as a product of the secular Enlightenment.

Strange Gods

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1400096391
Size: 18.80 MB
Format: PDF
View: 3811
Download Read Online
Covering the triumph of Christianity over paganism in late antiquity, the Spanish Inquisition, John Calvin's dour theocracy, American plantations where African slaves had to accept their masters' religion--along with individual converts ...

Strange Gods

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0375423753
Size: 54.98 MB
Format: PDF
View: 261
Download Read Online
The story also encompasses conversions to rigid secular ideologies, notably Stalinist Communism, with their own truth claims. Finally Jacoby offers a powerful case for religious choice as a product of the secular Enlightenment.

Strange Gods

Author: Peter J Daly
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
ISBN: 1632990490
Size: 65.54 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 3302
Download Read Online
Strange Gods was written by two priests with firsthand knowledge of the degree to which the Church will go to cover up financial corruption, abuse of power, sexual scandal, and evil.

Half Jew

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101971339
Size: 41.76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1373
Download Read Online
At the core of story is the psychic damage that accrues across generations when people conceal their true ethnic and religious origins.

The Age Of American Unreason

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307377121
Size: 19.12 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 1323
Download Read Online
A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces—usually treated as separate entities—that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism.

The Great Agnostic

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300188927
Size: 47.99 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 3899
Download Read Online
In this provocative biography, Susan Jacoby, the author of Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, restores Ingersoll to his rightful place in an American intellectual tradition extending from Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine to ...

Battling The Gods

Author: Tim Whitmarsh
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571279325
Size: 16.28 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 4050
Download Read Online
How new is atheism? In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first refused the divinities.

The Book Of Miracles

Author: Kenneth L. Woodward
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743200292
Size: 56.79 MB
Format: PDF
View: 4724
Download Read Online
A collection of stories about miracle workers explores scriptural contexts of each religious tradition and discusses traditions relating to the Sufi mystics, Hindu and Buddhist saints, Christian hermits, Talmudic wonder-workers, and Muslim ...

Freethinkers

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429934756
Size: 37.14 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 152
Download Read Online
An authoritative history of the vital role of secularist thinkers and activists in the United States, from a writer of "fierce intelligence and nimble, unfettered imagination" (The New York Times) At a time when the separation of church and ...