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New Testament: A Translation

New Testament: A Translation

by David Bentley Hart

From one of our most celebrated writers on religion comes this fresh, bold, and unsettling new translation of the New Testament. David Bentley Hart undertook this new translation of the New Testament in the spirit of “etsi doctrina non daretur,” “as if doctrine is not given.” Reproducing the texts’ often fragmentary formulations … Read more…

Tradition and Apocalypse: An Essay on the Future of Christian Belief

Tradition and Apocalypse: An Essay on the Future of Christian Belief

by David Bentley Hart

In the two thousand years that have elapsed since the time of Christ, Christians have been as much divided by their faith as united, as much at odds as in communion. And the contents of Christian confession have developed with astonishing energy. How can believers claim a faith that has been passed down through the ages while recognizing the real historical … Read more…

The Hidden and the Manifest: Essays in Theology and Metaphysics

The Hidden and the Manifest: Essays in Theology and Metaphysics

by David Bentley Hart

Rowan Williams says that David Bentley Hart "can always be relied on to offer a perspective on the Christian faith that is both profound and unexpected." The Hidden and the Manifest, a new collection of this brilliant scholar's work, contains twenty essays by Hart on theology and metaphysics. Spanning Hart's career both topically and over time, … Read more…

A Splendid Wickedness and Other Essays

A Splendid Wickedness and Other Essays

by David Bentley Hart

Incisive essays from a master wordsmith   Why has Don Juan become so passé of late? What’s the trouble with Ayn Rand? How did the Doge of Venice come to venerate the counterfeit remains of Siddhartha Gautama? Why does the Bentley family’s collection of ancestral relics include a bronzed human thumb? And what, exactly, is the story beh… Read more…