DOI: 10.1007/978-94-011-0417-3_9
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Abstract: The French philosophers who come most readily to mind when the term 'postmodernism' is mentioned are not conspicuously pious. By this I do not mean that they follow the admonition of Jesus to do their praying behind closed doors (Matt,). They are a pretty secular lot and seem to be the spiritual grandchildren of Sartre and Camus, whose atheism they presuppose, often without bothering even to assert it, much less argue for it.But is does not follow that they are only of negative significance for religious fait…

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