Two Sermons

Jan Dejnožka

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In these sermons, the author takes the view that the Bible contains philosophy, not in the sense of academic philosophical argument, but in the sense of presenting a world view which includes many philosophical claims and much thinking on ontological, metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical issues. He explores the general distinction between the letter and the spirit of the Bible in the first sermon, and the philosophy of Paul in the second.


"It is surprising and wonderful." — Panayot Butchvarov

Panayot Butchvarov has been President of the Central Division, American Philosophical Association, and the editor of Journal for Philosophical Research. He was professor and chair of the philosophy department at the University of Iowa for many years. His books include Resemblance and Identity: An Examination of the Problem of Universals (Indiana University Press), The Concept of Knowledge (Northwestern University Press), Being Qua Being: A Theory of Identity, Existence and Predication (Indiana University Press), Skepticism in Ethics (Indiana University Press), Skepticism about the External World (Oxford University Press), and Anthropocentrism in Philosophy: Realism, Antirealism, Semirealism (Walter de Gruyter).

"A very pleasant surprise." — Stewart Umphrey

Stewart Umphrey is Tutor Emeritus of Philosophy at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. His books include Zetetic Skepticism (Longwood Academic Press), Complexity and Analysis (Lexington Books), and Natural Kinds and Genesis: The Classification of Material Entities (Lexington Books).

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