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Nostalgia for a pagan past

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David Bentley Hart considers if the pagan society was better than the Christian one that overtook it

Summary

David Bentley Hart considers if the pagan society was better than the Christian one that overtook it

David Bentley Hart is regarded as one of America’s brightest theologians, who combines highly skilled and entertaining writing with expertise in literature, history, philosophy, art and culture.

In 2009 Hart weighed in to the debates around the place of Christianity in Western Culture, with his book Atheist Delusions – the Christian Revolution and its Fashionable Enemies.

In this six-part interview Hart talks about the impact of Christianity on the West, some questionable interpretations of history, suffering and the problem of evil and why he remains a believer.