The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
Jennifer Michael Hecht is a philosopher, historian, and poet who chronicles the history of doubt in this well-researched and beautifully-written book.
In Doubt: A History, we learn that doubt has always been a key component in bringing about necessary changes in religious traditions, and in any tradition.
If you are currently doubting the authority of religious or spiritual belief systems, don’t let enraged people ruin your experience of honest, reasonable, and ethical doubt. Attack and argumentation are not your only option!
This book will help you understand the venerable intellectual history of doubt so that you can take your place among the great thinkers and philosophers of the world.