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The Raven, the Dove, and the Owl of Minerva

The Creation of Humankind in Athens and Jerusalem

Συγγραφέας: Glouberman Mark
Εκδότης: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9781442645059
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 368
Διαστάσεις: 24x3x17
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Raven, the Dove, and the Owl of Minerva"

Through a close textual analysis and a contrastive examination of documents from both cultures, Mark Glouberman explores the biblical roots of our Western sense of self-identity and the ways in which non-philosophical Greek materials enhance our understanding of how that cultural view developed. Glouberman illustrates how the Hebrew Scriptures advance a humanist rather than a religious view of human nature. He then shows that this same view is germinally present in non-philosophical writings of archaic and classical Greece. Finally, Glouberman argues that the philosophical style of thinking, the intellectual basis of Greece's contribution to the West, is in fact hostile to what the Bible teaches about human nature, and that central Hellenic figures from outside the philosophical mainstream - notably Homer and Sophocles - are 'biblical' in orientation. Each of Glouberman's theses lends new depth to contemporary research on the Bible as a source of material that illuminates the human condition.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Glouberman Mark
Κατηγορία: φιλοσοφία
ISBN: 9781442645059
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 26/10/2012
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 368
Τόπος έκδοσης: Toronto
Χώρα έκδοσης: Canada
Βάρος βιβλίου: 700 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 24x3x17 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012


Preface & Acknowledgements Introduction: Athens and Jerusalem I: In Defense of Perplexity II: Man's Estate III: An Ethical Compass IV: Raven's Land V: The Reformation VI: Contemplating the Bust of Homer VII: Nobodies VIII: The Birth of Death IX: Becoming Political X: Love Stories XI: Life & Times XII: Misbehaviourism Conclusion: On the Carmel Notes Index Bibliography

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