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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion

    Edited by Graham Oppy

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

    Philosophy of religion has experienced a renaissance in recent times, paralleling the resurgence in public debate about the place and value of religion in contemporary Western societies. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion is an outstanding reference source to the key...

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Metaphysics and God

    Essays in Honor of Eleonore Stump

    Edited by Kevin Timpe

    This volume focuses on contemporary issues in the philosophy of religion through an engagement with Eleonore Stump’s seminal work in the field. Topics covered include: the metaphysics of the divine nature (e.g., divine simplicity and eternity); the nature of love and God’s relation to human...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Theism and Explanation

    By Gregory W. Dawes

    In this timely study, Dawes defends the methodological naturalism of the sciences. Though religions offer what appear to be explanations of various facts about the world, the scientist, as scientist, will not take such proposed explanations seriously. Even if no natural explanation were available,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Divine Intervention

    Metaphysical and Epistemological Puzzles

    By Evan Fales

    This study is a new look at the question of how God can act upon the world, and whether the world can affect God, examining contemporary work on the metaphysics of causation and laws of nature, and current work in the theory of knowledge and mysticism. It has been traditional to address such...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Origins of Theosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    Annie Besant - The Atheist Years

    By Annie Besant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Annie Besant is primarily remembered as the international president of the Theosophical Society. One of the most important aspects of her career were the years that she was a professional atheist, which has given her a place in history as a pioneer feminist. The Origins of Theosophy contains...

    Published April 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Concept of Prayer (Routledge Revivals)

    By D. Z. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Many contemporary philosophers assume that, before one can discuss prayer, the question of whether there is a God or not must be settled. In this title, first published in 1965, D. Z. Phillips argues that to understand prayer is to understand what is meant by the reality of God. Beginning by...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to the Practice of Christian Theology

    By Mike Higton, Jim Fodor

    Series: Routledge Religion Companions

    This Companion introduces readers to the practice of Christian theology, covering what theologians do, why they do it, and what steps readers can take in order to become theological practitioners themselves. The volume aims to capture the variety of practices involved in doing theology,...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. God, Freud and Religion

    The origins of faith, fear and fundamentalism

    By Dianna T. Kenny

    Did God create man or did man create God? In this book, Dianna Kenny examines religious belief through a variety of perspectives – psychoanalytic, cognitive, neuropsychological, sociological, historical and psychiatric – to provide a coherent account of why people might believe in God. She argues...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God

    By Christopher Hughes

    Thomas Aquinas is one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy and philosophical theology. Relying on a deep understanding of Aristotle, Aquinas developed a metaphysical framework that is comprehensive, detailed, and flexible. Within that framework, he formulated a range of...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Thoughts on Religion

    By Samuel Shattock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1926, is a collection of the original thoughts of Samuel George Shattock on religious matters. Shattock recorded his thoughts on religion throughout his life. This title brings together what Shattock himself felt to be his most important ideas on theology. Thoughts on...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil
    By Ilham Dilman
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  2. Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue
    By Henrique Pinto
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  3. John Henry Newman: Theology &

    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. On Humanism, 2nd Edition
    By Richard Norman
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  5. The Philosophy of Schooling
    By Robin Barrow
    To Be Published June 27th 2015

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