Drawing on years of contemplative non-religious writing on all that it means to be human, Grayling has created a secular bible. 'The Good. Designed to be read as narrative and also to be dipped into for inspiration, encouragement and consolation, The Good Book offers a thoughtful. The Good Book: A Humanist Bible. Front Cover. A. C. Grayling. Bloomsbury USA, Mar 5, - Religion - pages. 0 Reviews. Drawn from the wealth of.
The Good Book: A Secular Bible
An interesting experiment, though I'm not sure this does entirely what Grayling wanted to do. Explicitly modeling the design on the typical Biblical style proves more distracting than useful, and the Volledige review lezen. Account Options Inloggen. Mijn bibliotheek Help Geavanceerd zoeken naar boeken.
Drawing on the wisdom of 2, years of contemplative non-religious writing on all that it means to be human - from the origins of the universe to small matters of courtesy and kindness in everyday life - A.
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Grayling, Britain's most popular and widely read philosopher, has created a secular bible. Designed to be read as narrative and also to be dipped into for inspiration, encouragement and consolation, The Good Book offers a thoughtful, non-religious alternative to the many people who do not follow one of the world's great religions.
Instead, going back to traditions older than Christianity, and far richer and more various, including the non-theistic philosophical and literary schools of the great civilisations of both West and East, from the Greek philosophy of classical antiquity and its contemporaneous Confucian, Mencian and Mohist schools in China, down through classical Rome, the flourishing of Indian and Arab worlds, the European Renaissance and Enlightenment, the worldwide scientific discoveries of the 19th and 20th centuries to the present, Grayling collects, edits, rearranges and organises the collective secular wisdom of the world in one highly readable volume.
Geselecteerde pagina's Titelblad. Inhoudsopgave Wisdom. Grayling Geen voorbeeld beschikbaar - Veelvoorkomende woorden en zinsdelen allow answered army asked Athenians Athens attack battle beauty better body bring brought called carried cause Chapter comes command Croesus Cyrus danger Darius death desire enemy eyes father fear feel fight fleet follow force friends friendship gain gave give Greece Greeks hands happened hear heard heart honour hope hundred Ionians keep kind king land leave less live look lost master means mind nature never night once passed Pericles Persians person reached reason received remain replied rest rich rule sailed sent ships side soon Spartans speak tell things thought thousand told took true truth turn virtue walls whole wisdom wise wish Xerxes.
He believes that philosophy should take an active, useful role in society. Bibliografische gegevens.
The Lawgiver. The Good.