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Senses of Mystery

In Senses of Mystery, Bernard Verkamp first distinguishes the "purely natural" sense of mystery from the specifically religious sense of mystery.  He then leads the reader to the conclusion that it is precisely in the shared experience of mystery that science and religion have their best chance at reconciliation.

165 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1997

Religion: Philosophy of Religion, Theology, and Ethics

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Table of Contents

1. Denial of Mystery
2. The Aesthetic Sense of Mystery
3. The Skeptical Sense of Mystery
4. The Sacral Sense of Mystery
5. The Immanentist Sense of Mystery
6. The Transcendent Sense of Mystery
7. Conclusion: The Mystery of Man

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