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  • Religion and European Philosophy

    Key Thinkers from Kant to Žižek

    By Philip Goodchild, Hollis Phelps

    Religion and European Philosophy: Key Thinkers from Kant to Žižek draws together a diverse group of scholars in theology, religious studies, and philosophy to discuss the role that religion plays among key figures in the European philosophical tradition. Designed for accessibility, each of the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 

  • Philosophical Essays Against Open Theism

    Edited by Benjamin H. Arbour, Kevin Timpe

    This new collection of philosophically rigorous essays critiques the interpretation of divine omniscience known as open theism, focusing primarily on philosophically motivated open theism and positing arguments that reject divine knowledge of future contingents in the face of the dilemma of freedom…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Music and Blasphemy

    Sympathy with the Devil

    By Sylvia Watts

    Music has always had links with the supernatural in all its forms, and is therefore often an important part of religious practice. However, it can also function as part of sacrilegious acts. This book asks whether music can be inherently blasphemous. Not only alongside religiously offensive images…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 

  • Helm on Philosophy of Religion

    Collected Essays of Paul Helm

    By Paul Helm, Edited by Oliver D. Crisp

    Paul Helm is a distinguished philosopher, with particular interests in the philosophy of religion. His work covers some of the most important aspects of the field as it has developed in the last thirty years with particular contributions to metaphysics, religious epistemology and philosophical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • Christian Theology and the Secular University

    By Paul A. Macdonald, Jr.

    If the secular university by definition is non-sectarian or non-denominational, then how can it accommodate a discipline like Christian theology?  Doesn’t the traditional goal of theological study, which is to attain knowledge of the divine, fundamentally conflict with the main goal of secular…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • The Church, Authority, and Foucault

    Imagining the Church as an Open Space of Freedom

    By Steven G. Ogden

    The Church, Authority, and Foucault addresses the problem of the Church’s enmeshment with sovereign power, which can lead to marginalization. Breaking new ground, Ogden uses Foucault’s approach to power and knowledge to interpret the church leader’s significance as the guardian of knowledge. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Divine Generosity and Human Creativity

    Theology through Symbol, Painting and Architecture

    By David Brown

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    Partly in a desire to defend divine freedom and partly because it is seen as the only way of preserving a distinctive voice for theology, much contemporary theology has artificially restricted revelation and religious experience, effectively cutting off those who find God beyond the walls of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 

  • Whole Earth Thinking and Planetary Coexistence

    Ecological wisdom at the intersection of religion, ecology, and philosophy

    By Sam Mickey

    Like never before in history, humans are becoming increasingly interconnected with one another and with the other inhabitants and habitats of Earth. There are numerous signs of planetary interrelations, from social media and international trade to genetic engineering and global climate change. The…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Secularization

    By Charles Turner

    The death of secularization theses keeps being announced but people keep using the word. Historically the transfer of church property to secular use, for sociologists secularization signals a decline in the influence of religious institutions or ideas; yet ‘secularization’ has also been an…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Key Ideas

  • The Soul

    By Keith E. Yandell

    The notion of a soul - an immaterial bearer of consciousness distinct from the body - enjoyed traditional popularity but recently the idea has been questioned, frequently rejected, and sometimes ridiculed. This book argues that the view that persons are immaterial minds capable of surviving death…

    Paperback – 2017-01-28 
    Ashgate Philosophy of Religion Series

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • An Ancient Theory of Religion

    Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present

    By Nickolas P. Roubekas

    An Ancient Theory of Religion examines a theory of religion put forward by Euhemerus of Messene (late 4th—early 3rd century BCE) in his lost work Sacred Inscription, and shows not only how and why euhemerism came about but also how it was— and still is—used. By studying the utilization of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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