Models of God and Alternative Ultimate Realities

2014.08.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeanine Diller and Asa Kasher (eds.), Models of God and Alternative Ultimate Realities, Springer, 2013, 1041pp., $279.00 (hbk),
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2014.08.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeanine Diller and Asa Kasher (eds.), Models of God and Alternative Ultimate Realities, Springer, 2013, 1041pp., $279.00 (hbk), ISBN 9789400752184. Reviewed by Kelly James Clark, Grand Valley State University What did I learn from reading and writing a review of this book? Partly the wisdom of Nancy Reagan: "Just say, 'No!'" The next time NDPR asks me to review an over 1,000-page book containing roughly 100 different essays, just say, "No!" That's my new philosophy. By not saying, "No," though, I learned more than I could possibly have imagined about, for example, Hegelian panentheism, highest clarity Daoism, and Ardhanarisvara's androgynous model of God. That said, I may have learned more than I wanted or needed. The aim of the book, which began as a workshop at an APA meeting, is to explore, critique and compare "the major philosophical models of God" (1) and, as if that weren't enough, alternative. . .

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