Spring 2023 - Religion and Spirituality
The Festival of Indra
Details the textual and performative history of the South Asian festival of Indra and its role in the development of classical Hinduism.
A philosophical investigation of the concept of interiority, presenting readers with its unmined aspects and senses.
The Sound of Vultures' Wings
Explores the music of the Tibetan Chöd tradition.
Musicology of Religion
Spearheads a new field for the combined study of religion and music, drawing upon theories and methods of the social sciences, ethnomusicology, philosophy, theology, liturgical studies, and cognitive studies.
Freedom and Ground
A new interpretation of Schelling's 1809 treatise on freedom, demonstrating how the work is an answer to the problem of ground.
Introduction to Buddhist East Asia
Offers a variety of pedagogical and theoretical essays designed to assist professors in introducing undergraduate students to Buddhism in China, Korea, and Japan.
Searching for Ashoka
Reveals how the persona of India's most famous emperor was constantly reinvented in ancient times to suit a variety of social visions, political agendas, and moral purposes.
A Walk in the Night with Zhuangzi
A complete translation and analysis of "All Things Flow into Form" (Fan wu liu xing), a recently discovered manuscript from the Warring States period (481–221 BCE).
Truth and Politics
Endorses the pursuit of paradigm shifts in our understandings of faith, truth, and nature to remedy the "underside" of modernity and thus to inaugurate a post-modern (but not anti-modern) and post-secular (but not anti-secular) view of the world.
Life Above the Clouds
The definitive philosophical exploration of the work of pioneering filmmaker Terrence Malick.
A Wild and Sacred Call
An ecopsychological, ecospiritual exploration of humankind's relationship with the rest of nature.
Critical Studies on Heidegger
Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.
Offers a process philosophical approach to mysticism and mystical religious experience.
The Future of China's Past
Addresses the question of China's rise and what it portends for the future.