Questions of Faith: A Skeptical Affirmation of Christianity
Questions of Faith: A Skeptical Affirmation of Christianity   -     By: Peter Berger
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(PUBBlackwell)Structured around those pregnant phrases of the Apostles' Creed, Berger adopts the stance of an open-minded skeptic exploring what to believe and why. He educates his readers as he includes them in this heartfelt inner dialogue which exhibits flashes of clarification and illumination. 229 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 229
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 1405108487
ISBN-13: 9781405108485

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Leading religious and cultural commentator, Peter Berger, exploreshow and what we can believe in modern times.
  • Deals clearly with questions such as ‘Does God exist?What was so special about Jesus? How can one be Christian in apluralistic society?
  • Structured around key phrases from the Apostles’Creed.
  • Draws on the Christian theological tradition and the work ofother relevant thinkers, such as Freud and Simone Weil.
  • The author takes the position of an open-minded sceptic,exploring his own beliefs.

Author Bio

Peter Berger, well-known sociologist and lay theologian, is director of the Institute on Religion and World Affairs at Boston University. His recent publications include Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Modern World (2002), The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics (1999), The Limits of Social Cohesion (1999), and Redeeming Laughter: The Comic Dimension of the Human Experience (1997).

Editorial Reviews

"This book gives us the mature reflection of a really majorcontributor to issues of faith in our contemporary situation. PeterBerger is a master of the art of communication who educates hisreaders by including them in his own inner conversation in all itshonesty and with repeated flashes of clarification andillumination. Once again his is a voice that has to be attendedto." David Martin, Emeritus Professor, London School ofEconomics <!--end-->

"[T]his is a lively work of apologetic that will be foundvaluable by believers and open-minded seekers alike." Church ofEngland Newspaper

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