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Comparative Religion

  • The Virtue Ethics of Levi Gersonidesby Alexander Green

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book argues that Levi Gersonides articulates a unique model of virtue ethics among medieval Jewish thinkers. Gersonides is recognized by scholars as one of the most innovative Jewish philosophers of the medieval period. His first model of virtue is a response to the seemingly capricious forces of luck through training in endeavor, diligence, and... more...

  • Christentum und Islam als politische Religionenby Oliver Hidalgo; Holger Zapf; Philipp W. Hildmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.54

    Der Band untersucht wichtige Stationen des Wandels politisch-religiöser Ideen im Christentum und im Islam als ideelle Anpassungsleistungen an die sich stetig verändernden gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen bzw. auch als Gestaltungsversuche des Politischen auf Basis theologischer Prämissen. Damit leistet das Buch einen zentralen Beitrag zum Verständnis... more...

  • Evangelical Pilgrims from the Eastby Sunggu Yang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    In this book Sunggu Yang proposes five socio-ecclesial codes as unique faith fundamentals of Korean American Christianity. Drawing from rigorous research and years of ecclesial experience, Yang names the codes as follows: the Wilderness Pilgrimage code, the Diasporic Mission Code, the Confucian Egalitarian code, the Buddhist Shamanistic code, and the... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Religionby Michael Stausberg; Steven Engler

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99

    This volume offers a comprehensive and diverse survey of the study of religion. more...

  • Violence and the World's Religious Traditionsby Mark Juergensmeyer; Margo Kitts; Michael Jerryson

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    Collectively, the essays in this volume reflect the complex and contested meanings of both religion and violence, providing overviews of engagements with violence in Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, Sikh, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, African, and Pacific Island religious traditions. By shedding light on the intersection of violence with faith, this volume... more...

  • Radical Humanism and Generous Toleranceby Celucien L. Joseph

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 26.99

    This book articulates the religious ideas and vision of Wole Soyinka in his non-fiction writings, analyzes Soyinka's response to religious violence, terror, and the fear of religious imperialism, and suggests that theoretical notions of radical humanism and generous tolerance best summarize Soyinka's religious ideals and religious piety. more...

  • The Cloud of Nothingnessby C. D. Sebastian

    Springer India 2016; US$ 84.57

    ?This book explores ?nothingness?, the negative way found in Buddhist and Christian traditions, with a focused and comparative approach. It examines the works of Nagarjuna (c. 150 CE), a Buddhist monk, philosopher and one of the greatest thinkers of classical India, and those of John of the Cross (1542-1591), a Carmelite monk, outstanding Spanish... more...

  • Traditional Korean Philosophyby Youngsun Back; Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99

    With contributions by some of the best and most significant contemporary Korean philosophers, this important volume provides an overview of the different debates, problems, figures and periods that make up traditional Korean Buddhist and Confucian thought. The book highlights the richness and diversity of Korean philosophy as a vital and ongoing... more...

  • Religion, Philosophy and Knowledgeby Gregory W. Dawes

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This book offers a philosophical approach to religion that acknowledges both the diversity of religions and the many and varied dimensions of the religious life. Rather than restricting itself to Christian theism, it covers a wide range of religious traditions, examining their beliefs in the context of the actual practice of the religious life. After... more...

  • Longing and Letting Goby Holly Hillgardner

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Can we love God and others without our desires eclipsing the very beauty, integrity and diversity toward which we are drawn; that is, can we love without trying to possess? Spanning centuries, continents, and religious traditions, Longing and Letting Go looks to Christian writer Hadewijch and Hindu songstress Mirabai to explore their inextricable... more...