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  • Barth on the Descent into Hell

    God, Atonement and the Christian Life

    By David Lauber

    The Christian confession that Jesus Christ descended into hell has been variously misunderstood or simply neglected by the Church and dogmatic theology. This work is a significant retort to dogmatic forgetfulness and ecclesial misunderstanding. It succeeds in doing so by offering a close reading…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Barth Studies

  • Radical Protestantism in Spinoza's Thought

    By Graeme Hunter

    Spinoza is praised as a father of atheism, a precursor of the Enlightenment, an 'anti-theologian' and a father of political liberalism.  When the religious dimension of Spinoza's thought cannot be ignored, it is usually dismissed as some form of mysticism or pantheism. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Law and Religion in Contemporary Society

    Communities, Individualism and the State

    By Peter W. Edge, Graham Harvey

    The relationship between law and religion has traditionally been analysed according to two basic paradigms. One has focused on the relationship between religious communities and the State (the Church/State paradigm), while the other has concentrated on the relationship between the State and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Barth's Theology of Interpretation

    By Donald Wood

    Through his single-minded insistence on the priority of the Bible in the life of the church, Karl Barth (1886-1968) decisively shaped the course of twentieth-century Christian theology. Drawing on both familiar texts and recently published archival material, Barth's Theology of Interpretation sheds…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Barth Studies

  • Tantric Revisionings

    New Understandings of Tibetan Buddhism and Indian Religion

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    Tantric Revisionings presents stimulating new perspectives on Hindu and Buddhist religion, particularly their Tantric versions, in India, Tibet or in modern Western societies. Geoffrey Samuel adopts an historically and textually informed anthropological approach, seeking to locate and understand…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Aboriginal Religions in Australia

    An Anthology of Recent Writings

    By Françoise Dussart, Howard Morphy

    Edited by Max Charlesworth

    Over the last 25 years there has been an explosion of interest in the Aboriginal religions of Australia and this anthology provides a variety of recent writings, by a wide range of scholars. Australian Aboriginal Religions are probably the oldest extant religious systems. Over some 50,000 years…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

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