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Author Schweizer, Bernard, 1962-

Title Hating god : the untold story of misotheism / Bernard Schweizer

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
 PC-DHS Wash. DC  231.7 S413    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  BT168 .S49 2011    LOST AND PAID
 URI  BT168 S49 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 246 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-240) and index
Contents pt. 1. A brief history of misotheism -- pt. 2. Six case studies in literary misotheism. Absolute misotheism I : paganism, radicalism, and Algernon Swinburne's war against God ; Agonistic misotheism I : faith, doubt, and Zora Neale Hurston's resistance to God ; Agonistic misotheism II : bad fathers, historical crises, and Rebecca West's accusations against God ; Agonistic misotheism III : divine apathy, the Holocaust, and Elie Wiesel's wrestling with God ; Absolute misotheism II : perverse worshippers, divine avatars, and Peter Shaffer's attacks against God ; Absolute misotheism III : anticlericalism, deicide, and Philip Pullman's liberal crusade against God -- Conclusion
LC subject Misotheism
ISBN 9780199751389 (hardcover)
0199751382 (hardcover)