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- Michigan State University Press 2007; US$ 15.95
Apocalypse. To most, the word signifies destruction, death, the end of the world, but the literal definition is "revelation" or "unveiling," the basis from which renowned theologian René Girard builds his own view of Biblical apocalypse. Properly understood, Girard explains, Biblical apocalypse has nothing to do with a wrathful or vengeful God punishing... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 8.99
John Holman contends that the perennial philosophy can be found at the heart of more than just the world's religions; it is to be found in all the great schools of thought, and writings of the greatest thinkers and philosophers, no matter how apparently diverse the presentation of their perceived truths. This accessible but thought-provoking book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
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, providing a comprehensive philosophical overview that contemplates... more...
- Open Court 2015; US$ 19.99
In this provocative volume two important scholars of religion, Huston Smith and Henry Rosemont, Jr., put forth their viewpoints and share a probing conversation. Though the two diverge considerably in their accounts of religious faith and practice, they also agree on fundamental points. Huston Smith, author of the important work The World?s Religions... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This book broadens our conceptions of the sheer breadth and uncanny depths of nature. It locates the Selving process directly within the one nature that there is?a nature that has no boundary or contour. The highest manifestation of the human psyche, as argued by Otto Rank, is the creation of the artistic personality. The book transcends and transforms... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available
There are few moments in human history where the forces of religion, culture and politics converge to produce some of the most significant philosophical ideas in the world. India in the early 20 th century was one of these moments, where we saw the rise of activist-thinkers like Nehru, Jinnah and Gandhi; individuals who not only liberated human lives... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 54.99
Der Band greift mitten in die aktuellen Debatten über die Symbolik des Kreuzes im Zusammenhang von Religion, staatlicher Neutralität und politischer Legitimität. Aus historischer, juristischer, theologischer und philosophischer Sicht fragt er: Welche Bedeutung verbirgt sich im Zeichen des Kreuzes? Folgt man der deutschen Rechtsprechung, ist das Kreuz... more...
- Open Court 2015; US$ 43.99
In Koch's Solitude , both solitude and engagement emerge as primary modes of human experience, equally essential for human completion. This work draws upon the vast corpus of literary reflections on solitude, especially Lao Tze, Sappho, Plotinus, Augustine, Petrarch, Montaigne, Goethe, Shelley, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman and Proust. "Koch uses the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
For more than 30 years, historians have rejected what they call the ?warfare thesis? ? the idea that there is an inevitable conflict between religion and science ? insisting that scientists and believers can live in harmony. This book disagrees. Taking as its starting point the most famous of all such conflicts, the Galileo affair, it argues that... more...
- See Sharp Press 1999; US$ 0.99
This is Nietzsche's last book and a fitting capstone to his career. It's succinct, biting, and encapsulates the criticisms of Christianity found in his other works. This edition contains an 8,000-word introduction by its translator, the famous iconoclastic writer H. L. Mencken. more...