Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism. Bernard Schweizer. Oxford University Press, pp. $ hard cover. What might it mean to believe in the. Hating God has 46 ratings and 9 reviews. Rolando said: Schweizer’s book presents an amazingly new kettle of fish on the religious scene, which I have bee. . Download Citation on ResearchGate | Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism | This book uncovers something more radical than atheism: hostility against.
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That is but one formulation of the anarchist notion of deterministic idealism, a belief that slavery and oppression must be overcome by first changing fundamental habits of the mind, which goes, of course, directly against Marxist materialism. In this book which I have read and misotheosm enjoyed Schweizer explains how this sort of god hatred has been around for many years, and because of the fear associated with expressing such blasphemous beliefs, was expressed primarily through literature.
In which the author posits a new category of religious stance which amounts to hatred of God.
Misotheists are not anti-religious, nor do they question God’s existence; however, they do deny his competence and goodness. It is not the same thing as atheism; atheists don’t believe in God, and thus by definition cannot hate him The author’s focus on literary artists is no coincidence, as literature has served as the principal vehicle for expressions of God-hatred over the last two hundred years. God-hatredagonistic misotheismabsolute misotheismpolitical misotheismatheismtheologyanti-theismYahwehJesusChristianity.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Hating God contains both a sweeping historical overview of the hostility against God and compelling case studies of six major misotheim who explore mis Carlton Blackburn rated it really liked it May 19, Schweizer shows that literature is a fertile ground for God haters. Jeremiah rated it really liked it Jan 18, I congratulate Mister Schweizer for the discovery of a phenomenon hiding misltheism plain sight.
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While atheists such as Richard Dawkins have now become public figures, there is another and perhaps darker strain of religious rebellion that has remained out of sight–people who hate God. Oxford University Press Amazon. While atheists such as Richard Dawkins have now become public figures, there is another and perhaps darker strain of religious rebellion that has remained out of sight–people who hate God.
Jan 10, Andrew rated it it was amazing. As I read it, I found myself excitedly exclaiming ‘Yes! In fact, never had I seen them discussed at all. Phil rated it really liked it Dec 23, Daniel Austin Green rated it really liked it Jan 16, Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Moreover, by probing the deeper mainsprings that cause sensible, rational, and moral beings to turn against God, Schweizer offers answers to some of the most vexing questions that beset human relationships with the divine.
Mister Schweizer is shedding light on an area, which has surprisingly enough r Schweizer’s book presents an amazingly new kettle of fish on the religious scene, which I have been studying academically for years. Some blame God for their personal tragedies. This claim can be applied to Hating God—a work both about and of misotheism. I have never read them: Nov 08, Tyler Malone rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book exposes you to a new world you would not encounter otherwise.
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Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use for details see www. Though I recognised a good deal of the authors presented here as misotheists, I had hntold thought of them that way, and furthermore, Schweizer exposed me to writers previously unknown to me.
I wonder if bating concept of “misotheism,” which fills a gap in the system of religious classification, will spawn a following, one that either applauds the literati of his mentioning or alternatively stands up for their own views which, I surmise, may have been subconsciously tucked away.
A Brief History of Misotheism. The title called to me – never before had I seen my own religious leanings discussed in such an explicit, straightforward way.
Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism by Bernard Schweizer
This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords gor book and chapter level. It is well written and easy to follow. Visions of Religion Stephen S. Bernard seems to be expanding on his dissertation topic, or whatever.
Indeed, Schweizer provides many new and startling readings of literary masterpieces, highlighting the undercurrent of hatred for God.