Title: The Next Step in Religion: An Essay Toward the Coming Renaissance
Author: Roy Wood Sellars, Ph.D.
Description: Inscribed by Sellars on ffep. First edition, first printing (August 1918). Brown cloth boards. Light blemishes and minor scuffs to boards. Previous owner's name on ffep; a few pages show minor soiling. Index. 228, plus  pp. ads. 7.5 x 5 inches.
Wood's humanistic treatment of religion, religious history, and the progression of ethics and philosophy in Christendom, with considerations of science, anthropology, and modern Biblical scholarship.
Contents: Suggestions; The Age of Myth; Stories of Creation; Magic and Ritual; The Origins of Christianity; The Prophet of Nazareth; The Evolution of Christianity; The Conflict Between Science and Theology; The Limits of Personal Agency; Do Miracles Happen?; The Soul and Immortality; The Problem of Evil; Religion and Ethics; The Church as an Institutioin--The Catholic Church; The Church as an Institution--Protestantism; The Humanist's Religion.
Roy Wood Sellars (1880-1973) was a Canadian-American author and philosopher of critical realism, evolutionary naturalism, and religious humanism. Between 1905 and 1950 he taught philosophy at the University of Michigan where, in his honor, the school established the Roy Wood Sellars Chair. He played a part in the drafting the Humanist Manifestos of 1933 and 1973.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Keywords: philosophy, humanism, humanistic, religious humanism, Christianity, ethics,
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