Podcast: Peter Kreeft on the Philosophy of Ecclesiastes

The philosopher joins us to offer a look at a biblical book whose philosophical premises encompass the modern condition.

The 1899 painting “Ecclesiastes” by the Russian Jewish artist Isaac Asknaziy (1856-1902).  Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/ via Getty Images. 

The 1899 painting “Ecclesiastes” by the Russian Jewish artist Isaac Asknaziy (1856-1902).  Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/ via Getty Images. 

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Sept. 24 2021
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Peter Kreeft is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and the author of Three Philosophies of Life: Ecclesiastes: Life as Vanity, Job: Life as Suffering, Song of Songs: Life as Love.

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