By Dustin J. Byrd

ISBN-10: 0739190334

ISBN-13: 9780739190333

Ayn Rand’s philosophy has once more stumbled on a tremendous half at the American political level. With the increase of the Tea social gathering flow, her political and financial philosophy has infused the yankee public discourse with a brand new Libertarian energy. paradoxically, a lot of her new fans determine themselves as dedicated Christians, a prospect that Rand herself may have rejected. This publication significantly reports Rand’s secular-atheist philosophy of faith, together with her concept of altruism, collectivism, and statism, and asks the questions: How did Ayn Rand turn into conservative Christians’ favourite atheist?; Can Christianity, or the other prophetic faith, be reconciled along with her philosophy of greed, selfishness, and capitalism?; Can one be either a Christian and a committed follower of Ayn Rand?; Can one applicable her political and monetary philosophy whereas rejecting her radical atheism and anti-religious stance?

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