In philosophical, theological and even popular circles, there these days of existentialism and the existentialists....

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In philosophical, theological and even popular circles, there these days of existentialism and the existentialists. Unfortunately, talk is based on hearsay and secondhand sources. To improve this situation Herberg, Professor of Judaic Studies and Social Philosophy at Drew University produced this reader from the works of Jacques Maritain, a Roman Catholic , representing Eastern Orthodoxy; Martin Bus, a Jew; and Protestant Christian. These are without any doubt four of the most religious thinkers of our time; each is representative and influential sentation of ""existentialism"" as it is understood by his own religious Dr. Herbert, in an illuminating introductory essay, explains, from the these four philosopher-theologians, why they belong together. His their extensive writings are very carefully chosen, and do indeed rever of these men, understood the more clearly because of Dr. Herberg's Serious student of philosophy and religions own Dr. Herberg a great for making the heart of the writings of these great thinkers of our in a single volume.

Pub Date: July 19, 1958

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: July 1, 1958