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  • Barth on the Descent into Hell

    God, Atonement and the Christian Life, 1st Edition

    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
    Barth Studies

  • Radical Protestantism in Spinoza's Thought

    1st Edition

    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

  • Resurrection and Moral Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Bachelard

    Moral life gathers its shape, force and meaning in relation to an underlying sense of reality, imaginatively conceived. Significant contemporary writing in philosophy appeals to the concept of ’transcendence’ to explore what is deepest in our moral experience, but leaves this notion theologically…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua R. Farris, Charles Taliaferro

    In recent scholarship there is an emerging interest in the integration of philosophy and theology. Philosophers and theologians address the relationship between body and soul and its implications for theological anthropology. In so doing, philosopher-theologians interact with cognitive science,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20

  • The Nature of the Soul

    The Soul as Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Terrance W. Klein

    This book offers a contemporary Christian explication of the word 'soul' that uses Wittgenstein and his interpreters to suggest that human intelligence and desire cannot be 'mapped into the world' that is described by science and metaphysics. It examines the Aristotelian notion of the soul as one…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Buddhist Inclusivism

    Attitudes Towards Religious Others, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Beise Kiblinger

    Although Christians have well-developed responses to other religions, the counterpart scholarship from Buddhists has thus far lagged behind. Breaking new ground, Buddhist Inclusivism analyzes the currently favored position towards religious others, inclusivism, in Buddhist traditions. Kristin…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Mencius, Hume and the Foundations of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Xiusheng Liu

    What is the most distinctive feature of human nature? Does human nature play any significant role in explaining ethical objectivity? How do we arrive at moral judgments? What is the relationship between moral judgments and moral motivation? In answering these questions, this book defends a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Religion and Friendly Fire

    Examining Assumptions in Contemporary Philosophy of Religion, 1st Edition

    By D.Z. Phillips

    In locating friendly fire in contemporary philosophy of religion, D.Z. Phillips shows that more harm can be done to religion by its philosophical defenders than by its philosophical despisers. Friendly fire is the result of an uncritical acceptance of empiricism, and Phillips argues that we need to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31

  • Radical Theology and Emerging Christianity

    Deconstruction, Materialism and Religious Practices, 1st Edition

    By Katharine Sarah Moody

    The ’theological turn’ in continental philosophy and the ’turn to Paul’ in political philosophy have occasioned a return to radical theology, a tradition whose philosophical heritage can be traced to the death of God announced in the work of Nietzsche and Hegel. John D. Caputo’s deconstructive…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion

  • The Vivekacudamani of Sankaracarya Bhagavatpada

    An Introduction and Translation, 1st Edition

    By John Grimes

    Advaita Vedanta is one of the most important and widely studied schools of thought in Hindu religion and the Vivekacudamani is one of the most important texts in the Advaita tradition and the most popular philosophical work ascribed to the great Indian philosopher, Sankara. Sankara (c.650-700) is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise

    Exploring 'The Will of God', 1st Edition

    By Theo Verbeek

    This book presents the first accessible analysis of Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-politicus, situating the work in the context of Spinoza’s general philosophy and its 17th-century historical background. According to Spinoza it is impossible for a being to be infinitely perfect and to have a…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Jonathan Edwards and the Metaphysics of Sin

    1st Edition

    By Oliver D. Crisp

    Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is widely regarded as America's greatest philosopher-theologian. In the last half century there has been a resurgence of interest in Edwards' work from historians, theologians and philosophers, aided by the publication of the Yale edition of Edwards' Works. Edwards'…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

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