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Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism

Bernard Schweizer


This book uncovers something more radical than atheism: hostility against God. Misotheists are not anti-religious, nor do they question God's existence; however, they do deny his competence and goodness. The author marshals an impressive array of evidence to demonstrate that this stance has a history of its own, although few people are aware of it. Indeed, misotheists tend to conceal their hostility to God, even while they hint at it obsessively. Hating God contains both a sweeping historical overview of the hostility against God and compelling case studies of six major authors who explore mis ... More

Keywords: God-hatred, agonistic misotheism, absolute misotheism, political misotheism, atheism, theology, anti-theism, Yahweh, Jesus, Christianity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199751389
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751389.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bernard Schweizer, author
Long Island University

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