: Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan (): Anthony T. Kronman: Books. Joshua Rothman interviews Anthony Kronman, the professor and former Yale Law School dean who wrote the theology book “Confessions of a. Anthony T. Kronman is a Sterling Professor at Yale Law School, where he served as Dean from to In addition to the courses that he teaches at Yale.

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Isaac marked it as to-read Oct 14, Maybe we could bring ourselves even to forgive him, in the way that we forgive a grown-up neurotic whose life is compromised or stunted by childhood experiences. Finally, this book is clearly worthy of a word-for-word reading. The Anthlny of Minds.

: Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan (): Anthony T. Kronman: Books

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Thus they want to find a new totality, perhaps in reaction to a schizophrenic culture. It seemed to us then a more attractive and satisfying way of thinking about God and God’s relationship to the world.

Dec 26, Jon rated it liked it Shelves: Those are themes that I embraced, or as I said above “there but for the Grace of God go I”, a sentiment which runs counter anthpny “Born-Again”.

Anthony T. Kronman – Wikipedia

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Very often, when I’m writing, I will have not only an audience in mind, but some particular individual with whom I may have discussed whatever it is I’m writing about. Kronman’s feet are firmly planted in the appreciation of daily life and not at all in some expectations of a next life. Additionally, each section ends with a page or so summarizing where you have just been and what to expect next.


Haaze marked it as to-read Oct 14, His solution, therefore, is to retain the values of Christianity without the theology. Holly Lofgreen rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Interviewed by Mandy Grathwohl. He does one of the best jobs explaining what it means in the context of his world view. Mar 06, Cheryl added it.

We live in an age of disenchantment. I had a hard time caring about his focus on Aristotle. Ron Scrogham rated it really liked it Mar 07, Pagans and Christians in the City: It only took a few anthon for me to conclude that it was plodding and superficial.

How We Became a Nation of Heretics. Last year I just finished his Critique of Pure Reason and that is a recurring character within this book.

I don’t think it’s a foreign import to this kronamn. I had the presumptuous hope that some of my readers would find this book to be not only intellectually intriguing or even instructive, but that it would touch them at a deeper and more personal level. Time and chance have made my destiny. There may be moments or times when they do come to the center, but for many people, they tend to fall away to the margins of things.

Stephanie Furr rated it it was amazing May 05, My target audience shifted as I wrote the book. Oronman rated it liked it Nov 07, Brings a wholeness kfonman religious worldview, mainly in the Western tradition, that I have sensed and sought.

With beautiful passages on religious philosophy, science, art, literature, politics and more, this is a must read for anyone who is looking for spiritual guidance in the modern age.


Everything in the world, your body anhhony mine—the turtle which is slowly making its way across the road, the storm cloud in the sky, and every human being regardless of their station in life—is a source of endless wonder and curiosity. I’m being somewhat presumptuous in calling the author an anti-humanist, but it was clear to me.

After Words with Anthony Kronman

View all 4 comments. The big challenge with this book was keeping the full architecture of it in view. And because of that, we are constitutionally unable to ever krpnman all there is to be seen about anyone else, or kronmna about ourselves. He even justifies this by embracing ‘patriotism’, and I would even say that he would not agree with the sentiment ‘there but for the grace of God go I’ because he puts the responsibility only on the individual and he’ll even say that we are under ‘the stupor of political correctness’ today and that’s what Nietzsche was getting at.

The author is going to take the argument up to Luther and the reformation. But there are some who really do have a deep curiosity about these matters, and the patience to want to explore them. In addition to the courses that he teaches at Yale Law School, he also teaches undergraduate classes in literature, philosophy, history, and politics.