Part I. The God of the Philosophers: 1. How God exists; 2. How God acts; 3. God and doubt; Part II. The God of Abraham, of Isaac and of Jacob: 4. Final causes; 5. Hope and fear; 6. The meaning of revelation; 7. History; Part III. The God of Spinoza: 8. Choosing a religion; 9. The figure of Christ; 10. Understanding eternity; 11. Why Spinoza?
Brings together Spinoza's philosophical thinking and his conclusions about God and religion.
'... a fine contribution to our understanding of those aspects of Spinoza's thought.' Steven Nadler, British Journal for the History of Philosophy ' ... an important and stimulating book.' Philosophical Books 'This is a very good book ... This brave new theology still needs to be heard. Armed with a copy of the Ethics and Mason's book, we can begin to hear it effectively.' Scottish Journal of Theology