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Lying An Augustinian Theology of Duplicity


Price: $19.90

Publisher: Brazos Press,: 2004.

Seller ID: 40572

ISBN: 158743086X

Condition: NEW

Dimensions: 151 x 231 x 19 mm Weight: 0.400 kilos Pages: 256 Most people would agree that compulsive lying is a "sickness." In his provocative LYING, Paul Griffiths suggests that consistent truth telling might evoke a similar response. After all, isn't unremitting honesty often associated with stupidity, insanity, and fanatical sainthood? Drawing from Augustine's writings, and contrasting them with the work of other Christian and non-Christian thinkers, Griffiths deals with the two great questions concerning lying: What is it to lie? When, if ever, should or may a lie be told?... View more info