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Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Goodreads

No doubt I am the idiot here, but I could have used some more sensation words, and Bataille's ain't-I-shocking fixation on violence seems like high school nihilism. Plenty of the ol' Platonic world-hating dualism here too . . . Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Graham McGrew - Goodreads

No doubt I am the idiot here, but I could have used some more sensation words, and Bataille's ain't-I-shocking fixation on violence seems like high school nihilism. Plenty of the ol' Platonic world-hating dualism here too . . . Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - mm - Goodreads

I found the translation a bit choppy. It left me with the feeling that it was translated literally as opposed to figuratively. This makes it much more difficult to understand. Throughout the book, I ... Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

Difficult to rate because difficult to read--I kept at it because it is short, and I saw that he was headed toward a tie-in with religion and our present capitalist world economy. If I owned the book ... Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Goodreads

Difficult to rate because difficult to read--I kept at it because it is short, and I saw that he was headed toward a tie-in with religion and our present capitalist world economy. If I owned the book ... Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Phillip - Goodreads

Illuminates the true essence of religion, what it means to be a human who hungers for deeper meanings of existence. Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Goodreads

Illuminates the true essence of religion, what it means to be a human who hungers for deeper meanings of existence. Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

This is an intense examination of religion (the sacred, gods, spirits) from a powerful philosophical pen. Bataille takes his reads through a story of the development of religious ideas in the ... Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Goodreads

Genius and poetic, and SO IMPOSSIBLE to understand fully. I need to re-read this. It might help if my translation were better. Read full review

Review: Theory of Religion

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

Genius and poetic, and SO IMPOSSIBLE to understand fully. I need to re-read this. It might help if my translation were better. Read full review

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