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Philosophy

  • Wonder, Value and Godby Robin Attfield

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book relates the value present in the natural world and in human creativity to an underlying purpose which it traces in creation. It opens by invoking the wonder aroused by nature's value and celebrated by poets, and moves to a cosmic purpose as the best explanation of this value. Natural evils are considered and set in their evolutionary context.... more...

  • Renewing the Christian Mindby Dallas Willard; Jr. Gary Black

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 13.99

    From Dallas Willard, one of the most important Christian intellectuals of the twentieth century, comes a collection of readings, interviews, talks, and articles?many previously unpublished. In his groundbreaking books The Divine Conspiracy, The Great Omission, Knowing Christ Today, Hearing God, The Spirit of the Disciplines, The Divine Conspiracy... more...

  • Describing the Indescribableby Hsing Yun; Tom Graham

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.99

    The Diamond Sutra is revered throughout Asia as one of the Buddha's most profound expressions of the nature of reality. A gem among the vast Perfection of Wisdom literature, the Diamond Sutra elicits an experience of eternal truth through its use of a seemingly paradoxical style, as the reader goes back and forth between "what is" and "what is not."... more...

  • Religion and Ecological Crisisby Todd LeVasseur; Anna Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.?s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions?particularly Western Christianity?are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts that if we are to halt, let alone revert, anthropogenic... more...

  • On the Road to Vatican IIby Ulrich L. Lehner

    Fortress Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    In the present day, there is widespread confusion regarding the theological achievements of the Catholic Enlightenment. This book outlines such contributions in the fields of biblical exegesis, church reform, and liturgy, and the move toward a more tolerant view of other churches and religions. Since the most important Catholic Enlighteners lived... more...

  • Robert Holcotby John T. Slotemaker; Jeffrey C. Witt

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    This is an introduction to the thought of Robert Holcot, a Dominican friar who flourished in the 1330's. Although Holcot produced a diverse and influential body of work--including scholastic treatises, biblical commentaries, and sermons--he is often overlooked today. In this book John Slotemaker and Jeffrey Witt restore Holcot to his rightful place... more...

  • Gnosticismeby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Le mot « gnostique » est une étiquette commode qu'ont utilisée les anciens compilateurs de catalogues d'hérésies pour désigner toutes formes d'interprétation de la Bible fondées sur le rejet partiel ou total de l'interprétation reçue dans l'Église, et à laquelle ont recouru les modernes pour décrire une constante ou une convergence d'idées qui sous-tend... more...

  • It's Dangerous to Believeby Mary Eberstadt

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    Mary Eberstadt, ?one of the most acute and creative social observers of our time,? (Francis Fukuyama) shines a much-needed spotlight on a disturbing trend in American society: discrimination against traditional religious belief and believers, who are being aggressively pushed out of public life by the concerted efforts of militant secularists. In... more...

  • Modern Religion, Modern Raceby Theodore Vial

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Religion is a racialized category, even when race is not explicitly mentioned. Modern Religion, Modern Race argues that because the concepts of religion and race are rooted in the post-Enlightenment project of rethinking what it means to be human, we cannot simply will ourselves to stop using these categories. Only by acknowledging that religion... more...

  • The Collected Works of Spinoza, Volume IIby Benedictus de Spinoza; Edwin Curley

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 55.00 US$ 44.00

    The Collected Works of Spinoza provides, for the first time in English, a truly satisfactory edition of all of Spinoza's writings, with accurate and readable translations, based on the best critical editions of the original-language texts, done by a scholar who has published extensively on the philosopher?s work. The centerpiece of this second... more...