Agnostic

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  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 0698194470
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Download or Read online Agnostic full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Lesley Hazleton and published by Penguin which was released on 05 April 2016 with total page 240 pages. We cannot guarantee that Agnostic book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. “Vital” –The New York Times Book Review “Provocative…[Hazleton] paddles the river of doubt with energy and exuberance.” –The Seattle Times A widely admired writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging—and ultimately the most honest—stance toward the mysteries of existence. One in four Americans reject any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious.” But as the airwaves resound with the haranguing of preachers and pundits, who speaks for the millions who find no joy in whittling the wonder of existence to a simple yes/no choice? Lesley Hazleton does. In this provocative, brilliant book, she gives voice to the case for agnosticism, breaks it free of its stereotypes as watered-down atheism or amorphous “seeking,” and celebrates it as a reasoned, revealing, and sustaining stance toward life. Stepping over the lines imposed by rigid conviction, she draws on philosophy, theology, psychology, science, and more to explore, with curiosity and passion, the vital role of mystery in a deceptively information-rich world; to ask what we mean by the search for meaning; to invoke the humbling yet elating perspective of infinity; to challenge received ideas about death; and to reconsider what “the soul” might be. Inspired and inspiring, Agnostic recasts the question of belief not as a problem to be solved but as an invitation to an ongoing, open-ended adventure of the mind.

Agnostic

Agnostic
  • Author : Lesley Hazleton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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“Vital” –The New York Times Book Review “Provocative…[Hazleton] paddles the river of doubt with energy and exuberance.” –The Seattle Times A widely admired writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging—and ultimately the most honest—stance toward the mysteries of existence. One in four Americans reject any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious.” But as the airwaves resound with the haranguing of preachers and

How To Be An Agnostic

How To Be An Agnostic
  • Author : Mark Vernon
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 April 2016
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The authentic spiritual quest is marked not by certainties but by questions and doubt. Mark Vernon who was a priest, and left an atheist explores the wonder of science, the ups and downs of being 'spiritual but not religious', the insights of ancient philosophy, and God the biggest question.

Agnostic at the Altar

Agnostic at the Altar
  • Author : John Van Hagen
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 29 April 2019
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In Agnostic at the Altar, former Catholic priest and psychologist John Van Hagen engages the voices of the ancient Jewish prophets in an effort to find something of a universal voice that speaks to all people. He builds upon the work of Scripture scholars, religious writers, and his own experiences to pave a path by which readers can engage in religion, while at the same time defending against harmful religious claims and practices. The prophets, who first appeared in Palestine

The Unknown God

The Unknown God
  • Author : Anthony John Patrick Kenny,Anthony Kenny
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 06 May 2005
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Kenny, a philosopher by profession, struggles with the intellectual problems of theism and the possibility of believing in god, especially in an intellectual climate dominated by Logical Positivism. Here he revisits the Five Ways of Aquinas and argues that they are not so much proofs as definitions of God. He is also in constant dialogue with Wittgenstein for, Kenny writes, no man in recent years has surpassed him in devotion of sharp intelligence to the demarcation of the boundary between

The Great Agnostic

The Great Agnostic
  • Author : Susan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 February 2014
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A biography that restores America's foremost 19th-century champion of reason and secularism to the still contested 21st-century public square.

An Agnostic Defends God

An Agnostic Defends God
  • Author : Bryan Frances
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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This book contains a unique perspective: that of a scientifically and philosophically educated agnostic who thinks there is impressiveif maddeningly hiddenevidence for the existence of God. Science and philosophy may have revealed the poverty of the familiar sources of evidence, but they generate their own partial defense of theism. Bryan Frances, a philosopher with a graduate degree in physics, judges the standard evidence for Gods existence to be awful. And yet, like many others with similar scientific and philosophical backgrounds,

Christian Agnostic

Christian Agnostic
  • Author : Dustin Lawson
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 01 January 2012
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Could it be true that Jesus requires his followers to admit room for doubt in him? According to this book, yes. Lawson writes in Christian Agnostic, "Greatness, in order to be great, must have a great adversary. Who would Luke Skywalker be without Darth Vadar? Who would Rocky be without Apollo Creed? Who would Winston Churchill be without Hitler? Would we ever have known who David was without Goliath? What would faith be without doubt?"Where maybe no other religious

American Agnostic

American Agnostic
  • Author : Raymond A. Hult
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release : 25 November 2009
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American Agnostic argues that the true worth of an American should not be based on an individual's faith or uncertainty in the reality of a biblical God. American Agnostic is an atempt by author Raymond A. Hult to bridge the unfortunate gap of mistrust and disrespect that too often currently exists in America between members of the Christian majority and the agnostic minority. Hult places the responsibility for achieving a mutually respectful understanding equally on the shoulders of both those

The Hopeful Agnostic

The Hopeful Agnostic
  • Author : Donald E. Smith
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 01 February 2012
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When I reached age 80, I decided that it was time to organize my thoughts about my life and my impending death. Jokingly, I had often described myself as a "Hopeful Agnostic." Now, I'm not certain that that is an accurate description. This book is my attempt to answer the age-old questions about life, death and the hereafter. I know full well that the answers may never be found, but the quest might lead to my peace of mind and more