Review: Nietzsche’s Coming God

An honest and worthwhile attempt. Nietzsche saw no need for a new God, but much of what is said in the review is quite accurate.

Manticore Press

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Nietzsche’s Coming God or the Redemption of the Divine

Review by Gwendolyn Taunton

Author: Abir Taha

Paperback: 108 pages

Publisher: Arktos Media Ltd (April 25, 2013)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1907166904

ISBN-13: 978-1907166907

Author Abir Taha takes on one of the thorniest and most difficult aspects of Nietzsche’s philosophy – the religious dimension of his work concerning Nietzsche’s attitude towards Christianity, Judaism and Hellenic Paganism. The end result of this is a fascinating exegesis of Nietzsche’s writing that challenges popular notions of his philosophy on a number of levels. Hurling down the gauntlet, Abir Taha claims that the ultimate goal of the “Death of God” is not one of atheism or nihilism, but rather the transformative act Nietzsche refers to as the “Reevaluation of All Values”. It is from this event that the Lebensphilosophie and the Ubermensch are created.

Beginning with the first chapter, the author asserts that instead of being…

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