God's Zeal: The Battle of the Three Monotheisms

Author(s): Peter Sloterdijk

Philosophy and Religion

Examines the conflicts between the three great monotheistic religions - Christianity, Judaism and Islam. This book returns to the origins of monotheism to shed new light on the conflict of the faiths. Following the polytheism of the ancient civilizations of Egyptians, Hittites and Babylonians, Jewish monotheism was born as a theology of protest.


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"Peter Sloterdijk has a strong claim to being Germany's foremost public philosopher." The Philosopher's Magazine

Peter Sloterdijk is professor of philosophy and aesthetics at the Karlsruhe School of Design and the author of many works including Critique of Cynical Reason and Spharen.

Dedication. 1 The Premises. 2 The Formations. 3 The Battle Fronts. 4 The Campaigns. 5 The Matrix. 6 The Pharmaka. 7 The Parables of the Ring. 8 After-Zeal.

General Fields

  • : 9780745645070
  • : Polity Press
  • : Polity Press
  • : 0.238
  • : May 2009
  • : 215mm X 140mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Sloterdijk
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 202.11
  • : 216
  • : Comparative religion