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The Resource Out of Eden : Adam and Eve and the problem of evil, Paul W. Kahn

Out of Eden : Adam and Eve and the problem of evil, Paul W. Kahn

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Out of Eden : Adam and Eve and the problem of evil
Title
Out of Eden
Title remainder
Adam and Eve and the problem of evil
Statement of responsibility
Paul W. Kahn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Out of Eden, Paul W. Kahn offers a philosophical meditation on the problem of evil. He uses the Genesis story of the Fall as the starting point for a profound articulation of the human condition. Kahn shows us that evil expresses the rage of a subject who knows both that he is an image of an infinite God and that he must die. Kahn's interpretation of Genesis leads him to inquiries into a variety of modern forms of evil, including slavery, torture, and genocide. Kahn takes issue with Hannah Arendt's theory of the banality of evil, arguing that her view is an instance of the modern world's lo
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kahn, Paul W.
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1401
LC item number
.K34 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • RELIGION
  • Good and evil
  • Het Kwaad
Label
Out of Eden : Adam and Eve and the problem of evil, Paul W. Kahn
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the study of evil -- A preliminary meditation on Oedipus and Adam -- Evil and the image of the sacred -- Love and evil -- Political evil: slavery and the shame of nature -- Political evil: killing, sacrifice, and the image of god -- Conclusion: tragedy, comedy, and the banality of evil
Control code
368307227
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282129702
Lccn
2006015864
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10v4d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)368307227
Label
Out of Eden : Adam and Eve and the problem of evil, Paul W. Kahn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the study of evil -- A preliminary meditation on Oedipus and Adam -- Evil and the image of the sacred -- Love and evil -- Political evil: slavery and the shame of nature -- Political evil: killing, sacrifice, and the image of god -- Conclusion: tragedy, comedy, and the banality of evil
Control code
368307227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282129702
Lccn
2006015864
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10v4d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)368307227

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