…Freud and Jung split partly over this issue, which gained added intensity after the creation of the State of Israel in 1948 and the Eichmann trial in 1961. Finally, Roudinesco turns to the Holocaust deniers, who started to suggest that the Jews had invented the genocide…
Leading religious and cultural commentator, Peter Berger, explores how 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 a pluralistic society?
Structured around key phrases from the Apostles’…
…Draws on the Christian theological tradition and the work of other relevant thinkers, such as Freud and Simone Weil. The author takes the position of an open-minded sceptic, exploring his own beliefs.
…Considers discussions by Marx and Freud of heaven's role in society. Based on serious scholarship but is ideal for the non-specialist who wants to learn more about the idea of heaven. Alister E. McGrath is one of today's best-known Christian writers.
Table of contents
1. General Introduction
James Alison, Wolfgang Palaver
Part I. Violent Origins
James Alison, Paul Dumouchel
3. An Essay on Hominization: Current Theories, Girardian–Darwinian Approaches
4. The Emergence of Human Consciousness in a Religious Context