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  • Poetry and the Religious Imagination

    The Power of the Word, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Bugliani Knox, David Lonsdale

    What is the role of spiritual experience in poetry? What are the marks of a religious imagination? How close can the secular and the religious be brought together? How do poetic imagination and religious beliefs interact? Exploring such questions through the concept of the religious imagination,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18

  • Evagrius and Gregory

    Mind, Soul and Body in the 4th Century, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Corrigan

    Evagrius of Pontus and Gregory of Nyssa have either been overlooked by philosophers and theologians in modern times, or overshadowed by their prominent friend and brother (respectively), Gregory Nazianzus and Basil the Great. Yet they are major figures in the development of Christian thought in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Philosophy of Religion in the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By Paul Richard Blum

    The Philosophy of Religion is one result of the Early Modern Reformation movements, as competing theologies purported truth claims which were equal in strength and different in contents. Renaissance thought, from Humanism through philosophy of nature, contributed to the origin of the modern…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18

  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart, 1st Edition

    By Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Rumi has remained an influential figure in Islamic mystical discourse since the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Virtue Ecclesiology

    An Exploration in The Good Church, 1st Edition

    By John Fitzmaurice

    Critiquing a paradigm of growth within the church, this book contends that the church’s growth ethic should be replaced by one based on virtue. Drawing on the work of Sennett, Fromm, and Hauerwas, John Fitzmaurice argues that an approach taking growth to be the overriding task of the church is…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Theological Philosophy

    Rethinking the Rationality of Christian Faith, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Schumacher

    For much of the modern period, theologians and philosophers of religion have struggled with the problem of proving that it is rational to believe in God. Drawing on the thought of Thomas Aquinas, Theological Philosophy seeks to overturn the longstanding problem of proving faith's rationality and to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

  • A Muslim Response to Evil

    Said Nursi on the Theodicy, 1st Edition

    By Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan

    While Christian approaches to the problem of evil have been much discussed, the issue of theodicy in Islam is relatively neglected. A Muslim Response to Evil explores new insights and viewpoints and discusses possible solutions to theodicy and the problem of evil through the early philosophy and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • The Fate of the Apostles

    Examining the Martyrdom Accounts of the Closest Followers of Jesus, 1st Edition

    By Sean McDowell

    The Book of Martyrs by John Foxe written in the 16th century has long been the go-to source for studying the lives and martyrdom of the apostles. Whilst other scholars have written individual treatments on the more prominent apostles such as Peter, Paul, John, and James, there is little published…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13

  • Personal Identity and Buddhist Philosophy

    Empty Persons, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Siderits

    Since the publication of Mark Siderits' important book in 2003, much has changed in the field of Buddhist philosophy. There has been unprecedented growth in analytic metaphysics, and a considerable amount of new work on Indian theories of the self and personal identity has emerged. Fully revised…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Philip Doddridge and the Shaping of Evangelical Dissent

    1st Edition

    By Robert Strivens

    Evangelical Dissent in the early eighteenth century had to address a variety of intellectual challenges. How reliable was the Bible? Was traditional Christian teaching about God, humanity, sin and salvation true? What was the role of reason in the Christian faith? Philip Doddridge (1702-51)…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Yoga in Jainism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple

    Jaina Studies is a relatively new and rapidly expanding field of inquiry for scholars of Indian religion and philosophy. In Jainism, "yoga" carries many meanings, and this book explores the definitions, nuances, and applications of the term in relation to Jainism from early times to the present.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Philosophical Approaches to the Devil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin W. McCraw, Robert Arp

    This collection brings together new papers addressing the philosophical challenges that the concept of a Devil presents, bringing philosophical rigor to treatments of the Devil. Contributors approach the idea of the Devil from a variety of philosophical traditions, methodologies, and styles,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

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