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Defining Love: A Philosophical, Scientific, and Theological Engagement

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Some scientific studies suggest that human beings are innately selfish and that virtues such as self-sacrifice are a delusion. Thomas Jay Oord interprets the scientific research and responds from a theological and philosophical standpoint, providing a state-of-the-art overview of love and altruism studies.P"Thomas Jay Oord is as devoted to the theology, philosophy, science ...more
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Published June 1st 2010 by Baker Publishing Group
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May 28, 2011 Robert D. Cornwall rated it really liked it
This is an excellent, scholarly look at love from philosophical, scientific, and theological angles. The Nature of Love is the more theologically focused and more accessible look at love, but this is a good primer!
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