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Lecture on Death of God #1


1 hour 7 minutes


Thomas J. J. Altizer, a radical theologian who incorporated Nietzschean philosophy into his work, taught the Bible and religion at Emory University from 1956 to 1968. His views were featured in a 1966 Time magazine article, "Is God Dead?" Dr. Altizer spoke in the North Lounge of College Center at Portland State University and was introduced by Professor of History Michael Reardon.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Religion -- History, Philosophy

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Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, dual


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Transcript added February 18, 2021.

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