A Critique of Ayn Rand's Philosophy of Religion: The Gospel by Dustin J. Byrd

By Dustin J. Byrd

Ayn Rand’s philosophy has once more stumbled on a massive half at the American political degree. With the increase of the Tea social gathering flow, her political and monetary philosophy has infused the yankee public discourse with a brand new Libertarian energy. paradoxically, lots of her new fans determine themselves as devoted Christians, a prospect that Rand herself could have rejected. This ebook seriously stories Rand’s secular-atheist philosophy of faith, which include her conception of altruism, collectivism, and statism, and asks the questions: How did Ayn Rand develop into conservative Christians’ favourite atheist?; Can Christianity, or the other prophetic faith, be reconciled together with her philosophy of greed, selfishness, and capitalism?; Can one be either a Christian and a committed follower of Ayn Rand?; Can one applicable her political and financial philosophy whereas rejecting her radical atheism and anti-religious stance?

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