: Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan (): Anthony T. Kronman: Books. Joshua Rothman interviews Anthony Kronman, the professor and former Yale Law School dean who wrote the theology book “Confessions of a. Anthony T. Kronman is a Sterling Professor at Yale Law School, where he served as Dean from to In addition to the courses that he teaches at Yale.

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Of course, most people won’t, and that’s completely understandable and doesn’t bother me at all. The author was definitely more interested in Heidegger Martin ‘s post Being and Time work.

Anthony T. Kronman

Bryan marked it as to-read Oct 14, Based off of your work with born-again paganism, what would you say the effect of Abrahamic religions has been throughout history? See all 24 reviews. He puts this in a very summary way at one point by saying, “Every one of us is divine. Only a few people in the world have read it, and it reads more like a legal tome than a theological “confessions” on the way to start a new religion that is pagan but not neo-pagan, ecological but not nature worshipful, and philosophical, not emotional.

This irreconcilable transcendence, in turn, places God further and further away from humanity, ultimately abolishing him as a philosophical anyhony altogether.

Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan

The Neo-Pagans hold that, on the contrary, we must … cooperate with nature and its deep forces on a basis of reverence and exchange. Mar 06, Cheryl added it.


Dec 30, William rated it it was amazing Shelves: It does not properly account for the Incarnation in Christian theology. This guy bring syncreticism to a whole new level. Everyone who came to these shores in the seventeenth century had God in mind.

For many people, spiritual questions don’t occupy a central lasting place in their lives. I knew pretty much where I was going all the way through, but there were plenty of times when I found that I needed to back up and adjust course a little bit, and that maybe would even require some revisions in earlier parts of the book that had already been written. Stephen rated it liked it Feb 11, I imagine this book to be a text for upper division courses in the history of philosophy.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I really do not feel qualified to write the kind of review this book deserves, but I give it my strongest recommendation.

It’s more of a spiritual memoir than a guide for an potential postmodern pagans antgony my opinion. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan by Anthony T. Kronman

This book is simultaneously erudite and pedantic. The author really didn’t understand the philosophy of science kronjan its issues and I would recommend the pedantic and dense book Philosophy of Science: I love a good index, and that is a good index! The Prologue explained the book’s gestation period. Every section belonged to a chapter, every chapter belonged to a part, and every part belonged to the whole.

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That opened my eyes to the value of primary source books on thinking and the nature of being. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Instead of reading books or Great Courses about the famous philosophers or schools of thought, I started to branch into kronmaan works of the great thinkers themselves.


This book is that well written!! Joshua Oxley marked it as to-read Oct 04, In this way, Kronman has trouble coming to terms with the idea of death.

In this passionate and searching book, Anthony Kronman offers a third way—beyond atheism and religion—to the God of the modern world. This is one reader who was never taxed and fully appreciated kornman author’s abstract thoughts.

antthony Spinoza has the formulation God is Nature and Nature is God, but he also allows for a panentheistic the universe is alive and is God interpretation, in Ernest Holmes ‘s The Science of Mind which I also read last year he’s got a similar formulation or at kronmman to the point where he would say “the man who thinks is God, and God thinks”.

This would have been an absolutely amazing page book.

Kim Vandermeulen rated it liked it Mar 25, Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan. In his view, Christianity leaves the innate human desire to express gratitude unfulfilled, because the teaching of Christianity such that no amount of antyony can overcome the transcendent gulf between God and man.