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Philosophy and Religion in the West by Phillip Cary

Philosophy and Religion in the West

by Phillip Cary

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Unabridged Edition
Running Time
16 Hrs.


From the rise of Greek philosophy to the postmodern era, the traditions of philosophy and religion in Western thought have been, at different times:

  • separate and non-competitive
  • allies
  • open antagonists.

The course traces this historically shifting and often uneasy relationship, examining how philosophy and religion have interacted to address fundamental questions of religious belief, including existence, the concept of God, creation, sin, mercy, redemption, and man’s relationship with the infinite.

Invoking the writing of the greatest Greek, Jewish, and Christian thinkers as well as "modern" philosophers like Hume, Kant, Schleiermacher, Nietzsche, and others, this course casts

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