Bondage of the Mind

Bondage of the Mind

How Old Testament Fundamentalism Shackles the Mind and Enslaves the Spirit : Toward A Better Understanding of the Religious Experience

Book - 2008
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There is a great debate unfolding across the country pitting reason and science against revelation and faith. Bondage of the Mind talks to that vast audience of modern readers who are trying to figure out where they stand on the spectrum of religious belief. Recognizing that even the most skeptical among us are uncomfortable with the atheist label, Bondage of the Mind develops a powerful argument that our choice is not limited to fundamentalism (I believe all of it) or atheism (I believe none of it). Bondage of the Mind relentlessly dismantles the doctrines of religious fundamentalism - focusing on Orthodox Judaism (Jewish fundamentalism)-- but its core message is not that religion should be abandoned. Rather, the core message is that religious fundamentalism is an insidious force that must be combated if our hearts and minds are to remain free. Bondage of the Mind announces itself as a book about truth, but it is alsoa book about freedom
Publisher: Menlo Park, CA : Aldus Books ; c2008.
ISBN: 9780979640605
Characteristics: xix, 268 p. ;,24 cm.


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