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Religion and science

  • Jesuit Science and the End of Nature?s Secretsby Dr Mark A Waddell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Jesuit Science and the End of Nature?s Secrets explores how several prominent Jesuit naturalists - including Niccolò Cabeo, Athanasius Kircher, and Gaspar Schott - tackled the problem of occult or insensible causation in the seventeenth century. The search for hidden causes lay at the heart of the early modern study of nature, and included phenomena... more...

  • Person werdenby Dorothea Gnau

    Echter Verlag 2015; US$ 27.71

    Im Mittelpunkt des theologischen Denkens von Panagiotis Nellas (1936-1984), Christos Yannaras (*1935) und Ioannis Zizioulas (* 1931) steht das Verständnis des Menschen als Person. Die vorliegende Studie untersucht die theologische Anthropologie dieser drei griechisch-orthodoxen Theologen in ihrem zeitgeschichtlichen und theologischen Kontext. In den... more...

  • Brudermord, Freiheitsdrang, Weltenrichterby Ulrich Rosenhagen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This work examines public discourse during the America Revolutionary era and offers new insights into faith communication and public theology in America. The analysis is focused on the basic synthesis of faith and freedom and the religious elements in this synthesis. These elements are not tied back to Church teachings, but instead, interpreted... more...

  • Religion and Political Tolerance in Americaby Paul Djupe

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 31.95

    Religious institutions are often engaged in influencing the beliefs and values that individuals hold. But religious groups can also challenge how people think about democracy, including the extension of equal rights and liberties regardless of viewpoint, or what is commonly called political tolerance. The essays in Religion and Political Tolerance... more...

  • Por qué creemos en dios(es)by J. Anderson Thomson; Clare Aukofer; Richard Dawkins

    Pitchstone Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    In this groundbreaking volume, J. Anderson Thomson Jr., MD, and Clare Aukofer offer a succinct yet comprehensive study of how and why the human mind generates religious belief. Dr. Thomson, a highly respected practicing psychiatrist with credentials in forensic psychiatry and evolutionary psychology, methodically investigates the components and causes... more...

  • Out of the New Spirituality of the Twentieth Centuryby Svetoslava Toncheva

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 42.94

    The book is focused on the phenomenon of the new spirituality and the impact which it appear to have on the religious sphere and the contemporary culture. It referes to three particular European movements?the 'anthroposophy' of the Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner?a movement which has influenced many social spheres like pedagogic (the Waldorf education),... more...

  • Technofutures, Nature and the Sacredby Dr Bronislaw Szerszynski; Prof Dr Sigurd Bergmann; Professor Celia Deane-Drummond

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The capacity of human beings to invent, construct and use technical artifacts is a hugely consequential factor in the evolution of society, and in the entangled relations between humans, other creatures and their natural environments. Moving from a critical consideration of theories, to narratives about technology, and then to particular and specific... more...

  • African Traditional Religion in the Modern Worldby Douglas E. Thomas

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    African traditional religion encompasses a variety of non-dogmatic, spiritual practices followed by millions around the world. Some scholars argue it is related to the Nubian religion of Egypt's Dynastic Period. In an expanded second edition, this book examines the nature of African traditional religion and describes common attributes of various... more...

  • Den Religionen auf der Spurby Claudius Müller

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 57.23

    Die Trommel eines Schamanen, die Hand der Fatima oder der Angelhaken des Maui - die Religionen der Welt äußern sich in ganz unterschiedlichen Kultgegenständen. Claudius Müller stellt in seinem Band einige besonders eindrucksvolle religiöse Objekte vor und präsentiert sie in ihrem kulturellen Zusammenhang. Sein Buch ist ein Streifzug durch die Religionen... more...

  • Philosophie für Theologenby Andreas Scheib

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 228.91

    Auch im Theologiestudium ist ein Verständnis der wichtigsten philosophischen Grundfragen unabdingbar. Dieser Band bietet eine allgemeine Einführung in die Themengebiete und grundlegenden Fragestellungen der Philosophie für Studierende der theologischen Fächer beider Konfessionen. Er vermittelt die Grundlagen der Philosophie und ihrer Methodik auf allgemeinverständliche... more...