The Idea Of The Holy An Inquiry Into The Non-Rational Factor In The Idea, Of The Divine And Its Relation To The Rational (Classic Reprint)
The irrational is to-day a favourite theme of all who are too lazy to think or too ready to evade the arduous duty of clarifying their ideas and grounding their convictions on a basis of coherent thought. This book, recognizing the profound import of the non-rational for metaphysic, makes a serious attempt to analyse all the more exactly the feeling which remains where the concept fails, and to in...
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Publisher: Forgotten Books (July 11, 2012)
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“"The Idea of the Holy" is not an easy book yet it has depth unparalleled by many others as could be called the very classic.The name of the book, "The Idea of the Holy: an inquiry into the non-rational factor in the idea of the divine and its relatio...”
roduce a terminology which is not any the more loose or indeterminate for having necessarily to make use of symbols. Before I ventured upon this field of inquiry I spent many years of study upon the rational aspect of that supreme Reality we call God ,and the results of my work are contained in my books, Naturalietische und religiose Weltantacid (E ng. Tr. Naturalism and Religion ,L ondon, 1907), and Die Kant-friesisclie Religions-P hilosophic. And I feel that no one ought to concern himself with the Numen ineflabile who has not already devoted assiduous and serious study to the Ratio aeterna .T his foreword gives me a very welcome opportunity to express my thanks to the translator for his care, his remark able delicacy of interpretation, and for the valuable supple mentary pages he has added. An English critic has said that the translation is much better than the original ;and to this I have nothing to object. RUDOLF OTTO. MABBUBQ.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the PublisherForgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text.