Religious Response to Metaphysical Rebellion


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Camus popularized the notion of the absurd and the response ofmetaphysical rebellion. He argued the case of modern man condemnedto live without transcendence after Nietzsche declared the death of God.Highlighting his critique of theism and theodicy and analyzing hisbasic assumptions regarding man’s state in the world, his alienation,and meaninglessness of life, and absence of God it is argued that hisconclusions are not warranted and there are a lot of philosophicaldifficulties in his thesis. This paper presents an eastern metaphysicomysticalcritique of the idea of absurd and metaphysical revolt. Itpoints out misperception/misconstruction of theistic thesis. Throughthe traditionalist perennialist and mystical rereading of basic terms intheistic thesis weaknesses of Camusean absurdist thesis are highlighted
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