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The Archparadox of Death

Martyrdom as a Philosophical Category [Hardback]

by Dariusz Karłowicz

    • Author

      Dariusz Karłowicz

    • Book Format

      Hardback

    • Publisher

      Peter Lang AG

    • Published

      April 2016

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      Product Description

      The book deals with martyrdom understood as a philosophical category. The main question pertains to the evidential value of the Christian witness through death. The author approaches an answer through a philosophical interpretation of the belief in the evidential role of martyrdom. Numerous historical documents confirm that ancient martyrdom might have been considered as a kind of proof also by people unaffiliated with the Church. The author observes the theology and the reality of martyrdom through the perspective of the ancient philosophy of death and radical personal transformation. He believes that the Christian stance in the face of persecutions could have been understood as the realization of the unrealized ambitions of philosophy, thereby proving indirectly the veracity of the teaching revealed by Jesus Christ.

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      • Author

        Dariusz Karłowicz

      • Book Format

        Hardback

      • Publisher

        Peter Lang AG

      • Published

        April 2016

      • Edition

        New edition

      • Weight

        514g

      • Page Count

        274

      • Dimensions

        149 x 211 x 20 mm

      • ISBN

        9783631665626

      • ISBN-10

        3631665628

      • Eden Code

        4459972

      More Information

      • Author/Creator: Dariusz KarÅ‚owicz

      • ISBN: 9783631665626

      • Publisher: Peter Lang AG

      • Release Date: April 2016

      • Weight: 514g

      • Dimensions: 149 x 211 x 20 mm

      • Eden Code: 4459972


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