Preface vii I Preliminary Measures 1 II What about This Religion? On the Threat of Fundamentalism - Not Only the Religious Kind 14 III The Literati in Aid of Blundering Thought 34 IV Sources of Hope 46 V Fusion of Horizons 67 VI The Disinherited; or, Creating Tradition Anew 81 VII God or Gods? The Gentle Face of Polytheism 107 Without Conclusions 115 Notes 117 Index 122
Zygmunt Bauman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Leeds, UK. His books have become international bestsellers and have been translated into more than thirty languages. Stanislaw Obirek is a former Jesuit and priest, and is now Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Lodz.
"Engaging and thoroughly thought-provoking, stimulating and brimming with a theological analysis that is ultimately enticing to say the least, Of God and Man, is many things - predominantly that of a search for clarity and some kind of behavioural understanding." David Marx Book Reviews