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More Than Allegory : On Religious Myth, Truth and Belief (Paperback) (Bernardo Kastrup)

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This book is a three-part journey into the rabbit hole we call the nature of reality. Its ultimate destination is a plausible, living validation of transcendence. Each of its three parts is like a turn of a spiral, exploring recurring ideas through the prisms of religious myth, truth and belief, respectively. With each turn, the book seeks to convey a more nuanced and complete understanding of the many facets of transcendence. Part I puts forward the controversial notion that many religious myths are actually true; and not just allegorically so. Part II argues that our own inner storytelling plays a surprising role in creating the seeming concreteness of things and the tangibility of history. Part III suggests, in the form of a myth, how deeply ingrained belief systems create the world we live in. The three themes, myth, truth and belief, flow into and interpenetrate each other throughout the book.
Number of Pages: 254
Genre: Philosophy, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Comparative Religion, Metaphysics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Hunt Pub
Author: Bernardo Kastrup
Language: English
Street Date: April 29, 2016
TCIN: 51172508
UPC: 9781785352874
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-1904
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