Out of Eden: Adam and Eve and the Problem of Evil

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In Out of Eden , Paul W. Kahn offers a philosophical meditation on the problem of evil. He uses the Genesis story of the Fall as the starting point for a profound articulation of the human condition. Kahn shows us that evil expresses the rage of a subject who knows both that he is an image of an infinite God and that he must die. Kahn's interpretation of Genesis leads him to inquiries into a variety of modern forms of evil, including slavery, torture, and genocide. Kahn takes issue with Hannah Arendt's theory of the ...

Out of Eden: Adam and Eve and the Problem of Evil 2010, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691148120

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Out of Eden: Adam and Eve and the Problem of Evil 2006, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691126937

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