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Philosophy

  • Schools of Qur'anic Exegesisby Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Qur?anic exegesis has become the battleground of political Islam and theological conflict among various Muslim schools of thought. Using comparative and contrastive methodology, examples from the Qur'an are investigated in the light of various theological views to delineate the birth, development and growth of Qur'anic exegesis. The political status... more...

  • Man is the Measureby Reuben Abel

    Free Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    An accessible introduction to philosophy, this book narrows the gap between the general reader and intellectual inquiry. Its points are illustrated with concrete examples which should call the reader to a higher level of critical thinking and self-perception. more...

  • Identity, Ethics, and Nonviolence in Postcolonial Theoryby Susan Abraham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    Abraham argues that a theological imagination can expand the contours of postcolonial theory through a reexamination of notions of subjectivity, gender, and violence in a dialogical model with Karl Rahner. She questions of whether postcolonial theory, with its disavowal of religious agency, can provide an invigorating occasion for Catholic theology. more...

  • A God That Could Be Realby Nancy Ellen Abrams; Paul Davies; Archbishop Desmond Tutu

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    A paradigm-shifting blend of science, religion, and philosophy for agnostic, spiritual-but-not-religious, and scientifically minded readers   Many people are fed up with the way traditional religion alienates them: too easily it can perpetuate conflict, vilify science, and undermine reason. Nancy Abrams, a philosopher of science, lawyer, and lifelong... more...

  • The Myth and Ritual Schoolby Robert Ackerman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Legal Flexibility and the Mission of the Churchby Revd Dr Will Adam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Legal scholars and authorities generally agree that the law should be obeyed and should apply equally to all those subject to it, without favour or discrimination. Yet it is possible to see that in any legal system there will be situations when strict application of the law will produce undesirable results, such as injustice or other consequences... more...

  • Christ and the Otherby Revd Dr Graham Adams

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    How should we relate to 'others' - those within a particular tradition, those of different traditions, and those who are oppressed? In the light of these anxieties, and building on the work of Andrew Shanks, this book offers a vision of Christ as 'the Shaken One', rooted in community with others. Shaped through dialogue with the theologies of John... more...

  • Christ and Horrorsby Marilyn McCord Adams

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    A systematic Christology that is at once biblical and philosophical, focusing on Christ as horror-defeater. more...

  • Blaise Pascalby Donald Adamson

    Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 176.00

    This chronological survey explores Pascal's (162362) achievement as mathematician, physicist and religious thinker; it also has a chapter on his life. His work on conic sections, the probability calculus, number theory, cycloid curves and hydrostatics is considered in detail. Analyses of the Provincial Letters and the Thoughts bring out the many distinctive... more...

  • Divination and Theurgy in Neoplatonismby Dr Crystal Addey; Dr Lewis Ayres; Professor Patricia Cox Miller; Dr Mark Edwards; Professor Christoph Riedweg

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Why did ancient philosophers consult oracles, write about them, and consider them to be an important part of philosophical thought and practice? This book explores the extensive links between oracles and philosophy in Late Antiquity, particularly focusing on the roles of oracles and other forms of divination in third and fourth century CE Neoplatonism.... more...