Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism. Bernard Schweizer. Oxford University Press, pp. $ hard cover. What might it mean to believe in the. Hating God has 46 ratings and 9 reviews. Rolando said: Schweizer’s book presents an amazingly new kettle of fish on the religious scene, which I have bee. . Download Citation on ResearchGate | Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism | This book uncovers something more radical than atheism: hostility against.

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Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism

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Click here to sign up. Academic Skip to main content. A disaster of uncritically regurgitated Freudianism–which was pretty disappointing.

Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Mic rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Mar 24, Cassandra Codon Cruz rated it it was amazing. HATING GOD simply catalogs that passion in literature and explains their positions and unpacks the idea of being at When a book gives readers a new hatjng of ideas as well as language, it’s difficult not to enjoy it immensely, especially if it’s of the rare literary criticism and religion genre. Preview — Hating God by Bernard Schweizer.


In fact, never had I seen them discussed at all. I just donated some money over there on Palm Sunday. In this book which I have read and really enjoyed Schweizer explains how this sort of god hatred has been around for many years, and because I was immediately drawn to this book because it presents a completely new class of religious rebellion. In a provocative finding the author htaing that misotheists have no morbid or perverse inclinations but instead number among them humanists of the highest caliber.

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Mister Schweizer is shedding light on an area, which has surprisingly enough remained unnoticed until teh blew some cobwebs from the book-covers of the classics and opened their content to a fresh viewing. Account Options Sign in. He also distinguishes misotheism from atheism, agnosticism, antitheism, Gnosticism, and deicide.

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Hating God – Bernard Schweizer – Oxford University Press

Bernard Schweizer, Hating God: In which the author posits a new category of religious stance which amounts to hatred of God. It is a book of literary criticism and it is not meant for the general reader. Nov 08, Tyler Malone rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kevin rated it liked it Oct 18, James Unick rated it liked it Nov 23, This is a fascinating book which uncovered a new aspect of religion and literature.


Misotheism is something that’s not talked about a lot—and it’s really not anything that has ever been talked about—which is the point of this book: Bryant Rudisill rated it liked it Aug 12, Some blame God for their personal tragedies. Jeremiah rated it really liked it Jan 18, A Brief History of Misotheism.

So as a general reader you did not get much out of it? Highly recommend to anyone, religious or not, who is interested in better understanding humankind’s relationship with the divine.

A believer in God may have a “problem” with Satanism as a form of opposition to her deity, but a negative reinforcement of God might be a worse position yet — and so the miso-misotheist would be born. Bernard seems to be expanding on his dissertation topic, or whatever. When I first saw this book, I picked it up immediately. Furthermore, I now have a term to describe my religious affiliation.