Philosophy: Philosophy of Religion

  • The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought book cover

    The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought

    By George Pattison, Kate Kirkpatrick

    At the time when existentialism was a dominant intellectual and cultural force, a number of commentators observed that some of the language of existential philosophy, not least its interpretation of human existence in terms of nothingness, evoked the language of so-called mystical writers. This…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Atheisms: The philosophy of non-belief book cover

    Atheisms

    The philosophy of non-belief

    Edited by Harriet A. Harris, Victoria S. Harrison

    Questions about how to negotiate belief and unbelief in social and public spheres are attracting an increasing amount of attention from scholars in a range of disciplines, and from concerned members of the public. This volume directly addresses the emergence of New Atheism and delves into the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    The British Society for the Philosophy of Religion Series

  • Rethinking Relations and Animism: Personhood and Materiality book cover

    Rethinking Relations and Animism

    Personhood and Materiality

    Edited by Miguel Astor-Aguilera, Graham Harvey

    Personhood and relationality have re-animated debate in and between many disciplines. We are in the midst of a simultaneous "ontological turn", a "(re)turn to things" and a "relational turn", and also debating a "new animism". It is increasingly recognised that the boundaries between the "natural"…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Religion and Science: The Basics book cover

    Religion and Science: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Clayton

    Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were once held to be compatible, many people now perceive them to be in conflict. This unique book provides the best available introduction to the burning debates in this…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan: Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan book cover

    Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    ‘Postmodern animism’ first emerged in grassroots Japan in the aftermath of mercury poisoning in Minamata and the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Fusing critiques of modernity with intangible cultural heritages, it represents a philosophy of the life-world, where nature is a manifestation of a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • In Search of First-Century Christianity book cover

    In Search of First-Century Christianity

    By Joe E. Barnhart, Linda T. Kraeger

    In Search of First Century Christianity contends that Christianity in the first century had no founder but rather evolved as a convergence of many forces: political disillusionment, cultural mutations, religious and theological motifs, psychosocial losses and new expectations. Moving on from an…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowing Beyond Knowledge: Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita book cover

    Knowing Beyond Knowledge

    Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita

    By Thomas A. Forsthoefel

    This title was first published in 2002. This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita. Drawing from the work of William Alston and Alvin Plantinga, Thomas Forsthoefel…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Abraham! Abraham!: Kierkegaard and the Hasidim on the Binding of Isaac book cover

    Abraham! Abraham!

    Kierkegaard and the Hasidim on the Binding of Isaac

    By Jerome I. Gellman

    This title was first published in 2003. Abraham! Abraham! is an adventure in contemporary theology addressing the akedah (the binding or sacrifice of Isaac) inspired by Kierkegaard and by the Hasidim, especially Rabbi Nachman of Breslav and Rabbi Mordecai Joseph Leiner of Izbica. Gellman presents…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Baillie, Oman and Macmurray: Experience and Religious Belief book cover

    Baillie, Oman and Macmurray

    Experience and Religious Belief

    By Adam Hood

    This title was first published in 2003. This book explores the nature of religious belief in the light of the interpretation of the Christian religion given by John Oman, John Baillie and John Macmurray. Each of these were lauded Scottish thinkers of the 20th century, and this book reintroduces…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions book cover

    John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions

    By Paul Rhodes Eddy

    This title was first published in 2002. One of the most fascinating and controversial interpretations of religious diversity is 'religious pluralism.' According to John Hick's model of religious pluralism, all the world's great religions are equally valid ways of understanding and responding to the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Eastern Philosophy: The Basics book cover

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives offered by a range of Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, the main Buddhist and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Against Methodology in Science and Religion: Recent debates on rationality and theology book cover

    Against Methodology in Science and Religion

    Recent debates on rationality and theology

    By Josh Reeves

    Since its development as a field over the last part of the twentieth century, scholars in science and religion have been heavily concerned with methodological issues. Following the lead of Thomas Kuhn, many scholars in this interdisciplinary field have offered proposals that purport to show how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

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