Belief or Nonbelief?: A Confrontation

Belief or Nonbelief?: A Confrontation

Umberto Eco


One is the liked writer of The identify of the Rose, a celebrated pupil, thinker, and self-declared secularist; the opposite is a preeminent clergyman and a revered specialist at the New testomony. during this intellectually stimulating discussion, frequently antagonistic yet regularly amicable, those nice males, who stand on contrary aspects of the church door, speak about one of the most debatable problems with our day, together with the apocalypse, abortion, girls within the clergy, and ethics. As we voyage onward into the hot millennium, they body a debate approximately concerns that experience already began to rage, continuously conscious of the gulf among trust and nonbelief that separates them, continuously probing and tough, but additionally respectful of the other’s point of view. For believers and nonbelievers alike, the result's either edifying and illuminating. “Their correspondence,” writes Professor Harvey Cox in his creation, “lifts the opportunity of clever dialog on faith to a brand new level.”   

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