Friendship Ways to Truth (Paperback)

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The death of a friend is a source of pain and grief for anyone. For David B. Burrell, it is also a source of reflection on the role of friendship in our ongoing pursuit of truth. In this small but penetrating book, Burrell offers five essays that explore friendship as the bond that links us to the religious traditions we embrace in our search for truth. Known for his many and lasting contributions to philosophical theology, Burrell here makes a definitive statement for that field while also continuing the cross-cultural discussion among Christians, Muslims, and Jews.

About the Author


David B. Burrell, C.S.C., is currently Theodore Hesburgh Emeritus Professor in Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Knowing the Unknowable God: Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, Aquinas (Notre Dame Press, 1986) and Freedom and Creation in Three Traditions (Notre Dame Press, 1993). He has been asked to direct the University's Jerusalem program, housed at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute, each spring until 2004.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780268028602
ISBN-10: 0268028605
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication Date: October 13th, 2000
Pages: 136
Language: English