Of God and Gods (Exploring Mormon Thought)

Of God and Gods Exploring Mormon Thought Blake Ostler s anticipated third volume of his award winning Exploring Mormon Thought series

  • Title: Of God and Gods (Exploring Mormon Thought)
  • Author: Blake T. Ostler
  • ISBN: 9781589581074
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Of God and Gods (Exploring Mormon Thought)

    Blake Ostler s anticipated third volume of his award winning Exploring Mormon Thought series.

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    One thought on “Of God and Gods (Exploring Mormon Thought)

    1. Ben

      Wow. This book is the most thorough LDS discussion of the theology behind the Council of Gods in the scriptures as well as the doctrine of the Godhead and Deification. Chapters 2, 3, and 4 contain some very good scriptural arguments for the LDS view of the Godhead from Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) and the New Testament. Chapters 2,3, and 4 provided some great scriptural and cultural history about the concept of a Divine Council. These chapters were my overall favorites. The discussion about pre- [...]

    2. Ty

      For some reason I kept looking for a sixth star in rating this book, but 5/5 will do. To begin with, few philosophers have engaged the depth and breadth of what Ostler has done with this book. The King Follett discourse in LDS thought is arguably Joseph Smith's magnum opus. Yet few have examined the implications of those doctrines in their relation to one's personal development and theology. Ostler fixates these doctrines in contemporary thought in a way that transcends any previous work publish [...]

    3. Amy Hardison

      This is NOT an easy read. Ostler writes from a philosophy background (which I have very little knowledge of) and I often had to read pages twice just to understand what he was saying. However, the part I understood was riveting and had me rethink certain fundamental concepts of Mormonism. When I finished reading it, I felt like I had hiked an intellectual Grand Canyon, mentally exhausting but well worth the effort.

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