Philip A. Stahl Presents New Theories of Belief and ‘Being’

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New book ‘Beyond Atheism, Beyond God’ suggests an update to the practices of belief.

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Our society today is very much scientifically based,” Stahl says, “but also interested in intangibles, such as ‘spirituality.’ This book adopts a scientific approach to such intangibles as they pertain to Being.

In his new book “Beyond Atheism, Beyond God: The Quest for Transcendent Being” (published by iUniverse), author Philip A. Stahl argues for the discarding of outmoded concept of “God” as a personal religious concept.

“Beyond Atheism, Beyond God,” Stahl says, “takes a novel look at the relationship between humanity and Being, which includes physical-material components, as well as what might be called “spiritual.”

An excerpt from ““Beyond Atheism, Beyond God” takes a novel look at the relationship:

“The great diversity of conceptions of God led me to conclude that what people really meant when they professed ‘belief in God’ was a personal allegiance to a particular concept. Invariably, the concept was flawed and limited because it was abstracted from a personal background of awareness and conditioning, as opposed to a total comprehension of actual Being. In other words, the lack of understanding of the underlying entity (assuming there is one to understand) rendered all concepts relative. There is simply insufficient information to distinguish one person’s deity as the one true God to the exclusion of all others.”

“Our society today is very much scientifically based,” Stahl says, “but also interested in intangibles, such as ‘spirituality.’ This book adopts a scientific approach to such intangibles as they pertain to Being.”

“Beyond Atheism, Beyond God”
By Philip A. Stahl
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 412 pages | ISBN 9781475998283
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 412 pages | ISBN 9781475998245
E-Book | 412 pages | ISBN 9781475998290
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Philip A. Stahl is an emeritus member of the American Astronomical Society, with a specialty in solar physics. He has written three previous books on atheism, as well as books on solar physics and astrophysics. His hobbies include computer chess, Go, mathematical modeling, hiking and reading and writing science fiction.

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