The Quest for God and the Good: World Philosophy as a Living Experience

Diana Lobel engages readers in a journey of discovery across Eastern and Western philosophical and religious traditions to discover a beauty and purpose at the heart of reality that makes life worth living. Guided by the ideas of ancient thinkers and the insight of the philosophical historian Pierre...

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Main Author: Lobel, Diana
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Columbia University Press 2011
Further subjects:B Comparative Studies
B God Comparative studies
B Religion, Jewish Studies, Theology
B Philosophy and religion
B Religious Life
B Religion
B Religious Life Comparative studies
B Good and evil
B God
B Good and evil Religious aspects Comparative studies
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Summary:Diana Lobel engages readers in a journey of discovery across Eastern and Western philosophical and religious traditions to discover a beauty and purpose at the heart of reality that makes life worth living. Guided by the ideas of ancient thinkers and the insight of the philosophical historian Pierre Hadot, The Quest for God and the Good does not treat philosophy as an abstract, theoretical discipline, but as a living experience.For centuries, human beings have struggled to know why we are here, whether a higher being or dimension exists, and whether our existence is fundamentally good. Above a
ISBN:0231527012
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.7312/lobe15314