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  • God in a Single Vision

    Integrating Philosophy and Theology

    By David Brown

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    In the ancient conversation between Western philosophy and Christian theology, powerful contemporary voices are arguing for monologue rather than dialogue. Instead of these two disciplines learning from and mutually informing each other, both philosophers and theologians are increasingly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 

  • Early Modern Women and the Problem of Evil

    Atrocity & Theodicy

    By Jill Graper Hernandez

    Early Modern Women and the Problem of Evil examines the concept of theodicy—the attempt to reconcile divine perfection with the existence of evil—through the lens of early modern female scholars. This timely volume knits together the perennial problem of defining evil with current scholarly…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 

  • Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace

    Ecclesiastical encounters with contemporary art

    By Jonathan Koestlé-Cate

    A vibrant critical exchange between contemporary art and Christianity is being increasingly prompted by an expanding programme of art installations and commissions for ecclesiastical spaces. Rather than ‘religious art’ reflecting Christian ideology, current practices frequently initiate…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 

  • The Life, Legacy and Theology of M. M. Thomas

    'Only Participants Earn the Right to be Prophets'

    By Jesudas Athyal, George Zachariah

    M.M. Thomas was one of the chief architects of the modern ecumenical movement. An outstanding theologian, his original and rather unconventional explorations into ecumenical social ethics remain highly relevant even today. Long before liberation theology burst on the scene, Thomas raised his…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 

  • Papal Justice in the Late Middle Ages

    The Sacra Romana Rota

    By Kirsi Salonen

    This is a study of the history and function of the highest ecclesiastical tribunal, the Sacra Romana Rota, from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries. Despite its importance for Christendom and in contrast with other important papal offices, the activity of the Rota has never been thoroughly…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Natural Theology Reconfigured

    Confucian Axiology and American Pragmatism

    By Zhiqiu Xu

    Classic natural theology in its logical, rational, Aristotelian presentation has encountered an impasse. Since the Enlightenment, nature has ceased to be a vital topic in theological discussions until a recent revival of interest stemming from ecological and feminist concerns. Provocatively…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Intelligent Design Debate and the Temptation of Scientism

    By Erkki V.R. Kojonen

    The controversy over Intelligent Design (ID) has now continued for over two decades, with no signs of ending. For its defenders, ID is revolutionary new science, and its opposition is merely ideological. For its critics, ID is both bad science and bad theology. But the polemical nature of the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Ashgate Science and Religion Series

  • Public Religion and the Politics of Homosexuality in Africa

    By Adriaan van Klinken, Ezra Chitando

    Issues of same-sex relationships and gay and lesbian rights are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today. Frequently, these controversies receive widespread attention both locally and globally, such as with the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. In the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Religion in Modern Africa

  • Divine Power and Evil

    A Reply to Process Theodicy

    By Kenneth K. Pak

    Evil perplexes us all and threatens to undermine the meaningfulness of our existence. How can we reconcile the reality of evil with the notion of a God who is perfectly good and powerful? Process theodicy, whose foremost proponent is David Griffin, suggests one answer: because every being possesses…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12 
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Eucharist Shaping and Hebert’s Liturgy and Society

    Church, Mission and Personhood

    By Andrew Bishop

    The contemporary Church of England is wrestling with issues around the relationship between its worship and mission and relating both to wider society. Much of this hinges on an understanding of the nature of the Church. Gabriel Hebert’s seminal book Liturgy and Society (1935) took as its subtitle,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11 
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Theology and the Experience of Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Voices Down Under

    Edited by Andrew Picard, Myk Habets

    The Christian gospel compels humanity to embrace deeper ways of being human together that will overcome false divisions and exclusions in search of flourishing and graced communities. Presenting both short narratives emerging out of theological reflection on experience and analytical essays arising…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 

  • Foundations of Modern Historical Thought

    From Machiavelli to Vico

    By Paul Avis

    The emergence of a sense of the past in Renaissance humanism gave rise to a new historical consciousness about the meaning of history and methods of historical enquiry. This book, originally published in 1986, provides an in-depth critical introduction to the historical thought of some of the most…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

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