The death of God, true worlds, and Christian hope

In My Father's House

On April 8, 1966, Time Magazine’s cover read, “Is God Dead?” which created quite a stir, but this meme was made famous long before by atheist philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. I have included a short video clip about this that I will borrow from to explain what he meant by saying this and to make my own point.

Nietzsche announces the death of God in a famous aphorism in his book, The Gay Science called “The Madman.” 

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Author: Cynthia "Cyndi" Hilston

Cynthia Hilston is a thirty-something-year-old stay at home mom of three young kids, happily married. Writing has always been like another child to her. After twenty years of waltzing in the world of fan fiction, she finally stepped away to do her debut dance with original works of fiction. In her spare time – what spare time? – she devours books, watches Doctor Who and Game of Thrones, pets her orange kitty, looks at the stars, and dreams of what other stories she wishes to tell.  

One thought on “The death of God, true worlds, and Christian hope”

  1. Both Nietzsche and Frankl’s works have longevity because they teach us how to make meaning rather than seek it from unhelpful sources like religious belief.

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