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Experience and Religion

Experience and Religion( )
Author: Mosley, Nicholas
ISBN:978-1-56478-424-7
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Dalkey Archive Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $25.95
Book Description:

"Religion," this book begins, "is a mistrusted word now," and Nicholas Mosley, in this engaging meditation, seeks to repair that trust. Rather than trying to convince or compel the reader to accept his beliefs, he describes how religion functions in the modern world. Elsewhere, Mosley has written, "There is a subject nowadays which is taboo in the way that sexuality was once taboo, which is to talk about life as if it had any meaning." In this book, he describes religion as the...
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Book Details
Pages:156
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Theology / Systematic
Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.411 x 19.304 x 1.245 cm
Book Weight:0.186 Kilograms
Author Biography
Mosley, Nicholas (Author)
Nicholas Mosley was born on June 25, 1923. During World War II, he joined the Rifle Brigade and won the Military Cross. He read philosophy for one year at Oxford University. His first novel, Spaces in the Dark, was published in 1951. His other novels included Accident, Impossible Object, and Hopeful Monsters, which won the Whitbread book of the year in 1990. He wrote biographies of poet Julian Grenfell, Russian leader Leon Trotsky, and Father Raymond Raynes. He was best known for his two-part biography on his father Sir Oswald Mosley, the founder of the British Union of Fascists, entitled The Rules of the Game and Beyond the Pale. He died on February 28, 2017 at the age of 93.

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