By Hanns-Gregor Nissing
By Raymond Angelo Belliotti
Belliotti's research of the parables should be of willing curiosity to expert philosophers, theologians, and expert lay humans attracted to the connections among faith and philosophy.
By David Berman
Probably no doctrine has excited as a lot horror and abuse as atheism. this primary heritage of British atheism, first released in 1987, tries to provide an explanation for this response whereas showing the advance of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. even supposing avowed atheism seemed strangely past due – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the heart 17th century. by way of tracing its improvement from so early a date, Dr Berman offers an account of a massive and engaging strand of highbrow history.
By James F. Anderson
By Courtney J. P. Friesen
This paintings was once presented the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise 2016.
By Roger Arnaldez
Un ouvrage fondamental pour qui veut comprendre l'essence de l. a. grande culture abrahamique.
By Wesley J. Wildman
What can philosophy give a contribution to the research of faith? This booklet argues that the learn of faith wishes philosophy within the type of multidisciplinary comparative inquiry. Contradicting the present tendency to treat philosophical mirrored image and the educational examine of faith as autonomous endeavors top stored aside, Wesley J. Wildman brings them jointly, supplying a broader imaginative and prescient than that of conventional “philosophy of faith” and surmounting lots of its problems. His more recent notion of “religious philosophy” is definitely suited for the fashionable, multicultural, secular collage. via multidisciplinary comparative inquiry, spiritual philosophy permits numerous approaches—from historic and analytical paintings to evocative description and theoretical evaluate of fact claims—and either secular and non secular thinkers take part. The projects and forms of non secular philosophy as they arc around the world’s religions and philosophies are mentioned besides non secular philosophy’s glossy and postmodern contexts. Wildman’s considerate and thought-provoking e-book might be crucial examining for all these keen on the learn of faith, current and future.
“…Religious Philosophy as Multidisciplinary Comparative Inquiry has the aptitude to be an important video game changer for students of theology, philosophy, and religion.” — American magazine of Theology and Philosophy
“Wildman deals a daring and sweeping paintings that defends the relevance and necessity of the firm commonly referred to as philosophy of faith by means of providing a accomplished overhaul of its uncomplicated equipment and self-understanding.” — CHOICE
“This is an immensely bold and wide-ranging booklet, advocating ‘religious philosophy’ as a multidisciplinary comparative inquiry, with a massive half to play in any liberal university schooling. It expounds a view of rational inquiry as fallibilist, hypothetical and pragmatic. even though it is basically an inquiry into the method of spiritual philosophy, actually it presents a mine of knowledge approximately postmodernity, comparative faith, and developments in sleek philosophy of faith, between different issues. The publication units a good time table for destiny paintings in theology, spiritual experiences, and comparative philosophy. it's an time table that's new, good argued, and which i'm hoping could be very influential in larger schooling, and it's set to be a formative paintings within the field.” — Keith Ward, writer of The observe of God? The Bible after smooth Scholarship
Wesley J. Wildman is affiliate Professor of Philosophy, Theology, and Ethics at Boston collage. His books comprise constancy with Plausibility: Modest Christologies within the 20th Century, additionally released by way of SUNY Press, and technology and non secular Anthropology: A Spiritually Evocative Naturalist Interpretation of Human Life.
By Robert J. Spitzer
One of the most well liked issues in modern tradition is happiness—so a lot in order that the United countries declared a global Happiness Day in accordance with the big acclaim for Pharrell Williams’ tune “Happy”. the reason for this present fixation turns out to lie within the opposite phenomenon—unhappiness. although now we have super entry to each possible type of leisure, we event a pervading experience of lack of confidence, vacancy, and malaise amid sporadic top experiences.
The challenge turns out to lie much less within the exterior setting than within the inner one. We look, within the phrases of Viktor Frankl, to be struggling with a lack of that means that pervades either members and societies, giving upward thrust to a collective vacancy, loneliness, and alienation.
Finding precise Happiness attempts to supply a fashion out of this own and cultural vacuum through assisting humans to spot after which achieve for happiness. As Aristotle famous 2,400 years in the past, happiness is the single factor we will be able to opt for for its personal sake—everything else is selected for the sake of happiness.
After an exhaustive research of philosophical, mental, and theological platforms of happiness, writer Fr. Spitzer built the “Four degrees of Happiness”, which he in keeping with the classical thinkers Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas; the modern philosophers Marcel, Scheler, Buber, Ricoeur, and Jaspers; and the fashionable psychologists Maslow, Frankl, Erikson, Seligman, Kohlberg and Gilligan.
Finding real Happiness is either a philosophical itinerary and a pragmatic guidebook for life’s most crucial journey—from the mundane and the meaningless to transcendent success. No different e-book at present on hand combines such breadth of functional recommendation and such intensity of philosophical, mental, and religious wisdom.
By Thomas Ryba,Cameron Thomson,Sandor Goodhart,Nadia Delicata,Jon Pahl,Sue-Anne Hess,Peter Smith,Eugene Webb,Frank Richardson,Kathryn Frost,Leonhard Praeg,Steve Moore,Rupa Menon,Duncan Morrow,Joel Hodge,Cynthia Stirbys,Angela Kiraly,Nikolaus Wandinger,Miguel
By Steven J. Thorner
A you learn this booklet, expectantly we'll detect that it's time to imagine a place of management permitting God’s objective to be discovered in US.