The Maturing of Monotheism

A Dialectical Path to its Truth

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Garth Hallett
  • New York, NY: 
    Bloomsbury Academic
    , January
     2019.
     224 pages.
     $114.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781350089358.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Tracing a dialectical path, The Maturing of Monotheism emphasises the plausibility of Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and kindred forms of monotheism and responds to anti-theistic challenges of our day. These include materialism, determinism, the denial of objective value, the pervasiveness of evil, and predictions of human individual and collective extinction. The book reviews traditional metaphysical ways of arguing for monotheism but employs a cumulative, more experiential approach. While agnosticism affects humanity's most basic beliefs, Garth Hallett demonstrates that there remains ample room for rational, theistic faith.

Of keen interest to students and researchers alike, The Maturing of Monotheism offers new insights and approaches in this steadily advancing field.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Garth Hallett was formerly Dean of the College of Philosophy and Letters at Saint Louis University.

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