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  • The History of Evil from the Mid-Twentieth Century to Today

    1950–2018, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Gellman

    This sixth volume of The History of Evil charts the era 1950–2018, with topics arising after the atrocities of World War II, while also exploring issues that have emerged over the last few decades. It exhibits the flourishing of analytic philosophy of religion since the War, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    History of Evil

  • The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Dallas Willard

    Edited by Steven L. Porter, Aaron Preston, Gregg A. Ten Elshof

    Based on an unfinished manuscript by the late philosopher Dallas Willard, this book makes the case that the 20th century saw a massive shift in Western beliefs and attitudes concerning the possibility of moral knowledge, such that knowledge of the moral life and of its conduct is no longer…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Faith and Freedom

    Contexts, Choices, and Crises in Religious Commitments, 1st Edition

    By Donald A. Crosby

    It is sometimes thought that individual religious faith should be firmly fixed in the traditions of the past. That once it is established in someone’s life, it should remain steadfast and unchanging throughout personal, cultural, or any other changes. This book subverts that idea by showing how it…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Revelation, Scripture and Church

    Theological Hermeneutic Thought of James Barr, Paul Ricoeur and Hans Frei, 1st Edition

    By Richard R. Topping

    How does God's involvement with the generation of Holy Scripture and its use in the life of the Christian church figure into the human work of Scripture interpretation? This is the central question that this book seeks to address. In critical conversation with the influential hermeneutic programs…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • God, Politics, Economy

    Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Bulent Diken

    The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics, and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another. Empirically, it concentrates on examples from literature, theatre, and cinema as well as a case study…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Lutheran Theology and Secular Law

    The Work of the Modern State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie A. Failinger, Ronald W. Duty

    This collection brings together lawyers and theologians in the U.S. and Europe to reflect on Lutheran understandings of the political use of the law by secular governments. The book furthers the intellectual conversation about how Lutheran insights can be used to develop jurisprudence and specific…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Reimagining Theologies of Marriage in Contexts of Domestic Violence

    When Salvation is Survival, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Starr

    Domestic violence is a significant threat to women’s survival. But Christian understandings of marriage often prevent women from resisting abusive relationships. Can the Church’s teaching on marriage be reshaped so that it helps women to survive, rather than encourage them to submit to their…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition

    Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Torrance, Symeon Paschalidis

    Bringing together international scholars from across a range of linked disciplines to examine the concept of the person in the Greek Christian East, Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition stretches in its scope from the New Testament to contemporary debates surrounding personhood in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deepra Dandekar, Torsten Tschacher

    This book looks at the study of ideas, practices and institutions in South Asian Islam, commonly identified as ‘Sufism’, and how they relate to politics in South Asia. While the importance of Sufism for the lives of South Asian Muslims has been repeatedly asserted, the specific role played by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Religious Ethics and Constructivism

    A Metaethical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Jung

    In metaethics, there is a divide between those who believe that there exist moral facts independently of human interests and attitudes (i.e., moral realists) and those who don’t (i.e., antirealists). In the last half century, the field of religious ethics has been inundated with various antirealist…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bjarne Wernicke Olesen

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Śākta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

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