Offers a process philosophical approach to mysticism and mystical religious experience.
Examines the thought of Abū al-‛Alā’ al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) within the broader context of the major trends in Arab Islamic political and intellectual history by the time of his flourishing.
An up-to-date examination of the work of one of the most inventive thinkers in the study of religion.
Explores distinctions between the sacred and the secular in a variety of religious traditions, and proposes ways in which their relationship can be mutually beneficial.
An original reading of Blanchot's thought with far-reaching philosophical and literary implications.
Develops a creative and provocative new model of God that brings together insights from both process theology and ground-of-being theology.
Evaluates religious naturalists’ attempts to find a middle path between supernaturalism and atheistic secularism, and explores naturalistic, theistic, and panpsychist solutions.
Emphasizes the importance of metaphysical necessity to both philosophical theology and, through it, to moral and political theory.
Examines theological motifs in the work of Jan Patočka, drawing out their implications for contemporary theology and philosophy of religion.
Examines themes of loss and mourning in the late work of Derrida.
Examines four discourses by Kierkegaard, arguing that they play a critical and surprising role in his oeuvre and contribute to the philosophy of figural language.
The first English translation of the first of three versions of this unfinished work by Schelling.
Offers a new phenomenological method for biblical interpretation that opens up the possibility of an absolute science of scripture.
Discusses the complexities and paradoxes of love as represented in the history of Western philosophy and Christianity.
An original philosophical exploration of the limits of Hegel's thought.
Štofaník provides a unique, personal reading of weak theology and tries to inhabit the gap between it and its “founder,” John D. Caputo.
A meditation on how religious language tries to limn the liminal, conceive the inconceivable, speak the unspeakable, and say the unsayable.
Provides a new orientation to philosophy of religion and a new theory of how religion ought to be defined.
Explores the place and meaning of philosophy of religion in our current poststructuralist, postsecular, postcolonialist context.
Delineates the knowable from the unknowable in philosophy, science, and theology.
Attempts to think anew about philosophical questions from the perspective of breath and breathing.
A study of comparative metaphysics that explores the concepts of Reality and Appearance and their relevance to contemporary religious consciousness.
Argues that Hegel’s conception of God and the self holds the key to overcoming subjectivism in both philosophy of religion and metaphysics.
Offers a profound vision of the Christian epic as the site of the modern apocalyptic reenactment of the original apocalypse.
A comprehensive study of Lessing’s religious thought.
Presents the process theistic thought of Whitehead as a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.
First work to address the legacy of Wilfred Cantwell Smith and his influence on the development of religious studies and Islamic studies in the twentieth century.
A groundbreaking and hopeful new look at contemporary spirituality, transpersonal psychology, integral education, and religious diversity and pluralism.
Examines various Tibetan interpretations of the Uttaratantra, the most authoritative Indic commentary on buddha-nature.
A contemporary philosophy of religion that offers a phenomenology of love.
Reconsiders the contemporary relevance of Schelling’s radical philosophical and religious ecology.
Explores how the thought of Leo Strauss amounts to a model for thinking about the connection between philosophy, Jewish thought, and history.
Surveying spiritual and philosophical traditions, this volume revives the search for wisdom for modern times.
Discusses philosopher Mullā Ṣadrā’s commentary on the opening chapter of the Qur’ān.
Landmark study of Hegel’s arguments for God as Trinity.
Career-spanning selections from the writings of William Desmond.
A practical hermeneutics of time.
Explores and critiques the so-called “decentering of the subject” in French phenomenology.
Locates in Schelling a new understanding of our relation to nature in philosophy.
Argues that morals and politics require on a metaphysical backing and proposes a neoclassical metaphysics.
Explores the mutually dependent relationship of faith and reason in human life and human knowledge.
An annotated translation of an essential work of twentieth-century Tibetan Buddhist thought, one that explicates teachings on the Middle Way.
Revives the concept of Soul, urging an understanding of Soul as expression.
Explores the use of language in Christian theology.
A critical look at the development of the phenomenological approach to the study of religion, revealing its evaluative and metaphysical concepts.
A philosophical consideration of key religious issues from a pragmatist’s perspective.
A critical exploration of the thought of radical theologian Thomas J. J. Altizer, including a response from Altizer and a comprehensive bibliography of his work.
An eminent theologian argues that nothingness is necessary in order to fully actualize the Godhead.
Examines how Maimonides integrates scriptural and rabbinic literature into his magnum opus, The Guide of the Perplexed.
Raises the radical question of how Dante’s understanding of poetry shaped his theology, his ethics, and, more generally his sense of the organization of knowledge or encyclopedia.
Explores religious truth in a range of world religions and discusses the issue and philosophical implications of comparison itself.
Traces variations of theism in Whitehead's principle works, identifying a major problem in conventional understanding of process theism and constructing an original and provocative solution.
The first comprehensive study of Ibn Sînâ’s Theodicy.
Assesses the impact of romanticism on the thought of Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig.
Bringing together the depth insights of eastern and western traditions, this book places the topic of the self in a new context.
A distinguished historian of religion explores the contemporary culture of the Western world.
Presents the philosophy and values of Hirose Tanso, a scholar, educator, and poet whose well-articulated educational program was partly responsible for the relative ease with which Japan emerged from hundreds of years of self-imposed isolation and became a powerful modern nation.
This book provides a cross-cultural analysis of how religious symbols function from a theological and philosophical perspective.
This book presents the ontological and logical foundation of a new form of thinking, the beginning of an “absolute phenomenology.” It does so in the context of the history of thought in Europe and ...
This book is an introduction to cross-cultural philosophy of religion. It presents an alternative to Western-oriented philosophy of religion by focusing on questions of truth in the context of religious ...
This is a breakthrough work expanding the debate of the dilemmas of life and death in contemporary American society by carrying it beyond the insights of Western religious and philosophic thought to include ...
This book explores the state of rights in America, examines their roots, assesses their effectiveness, discusses their future, and considers how the experience of the U.S. in defining and securing rights ...
The "Prolegomena" sets out the fundamental perception of the history of being now operative in consciousness. The center of the book is comprised of a two-part "Reflection on the History of Being": Part ...
This book sets Gaudda in historical context and develops a commentary that makes the meaning and significance of the Alatasaanti text clear. In the Alatasaanti , Gaudda uses terms made familiar by Buddhism ...
Neville returns eternity to the center of consideration by analyzing the obsessive culture that attempts to get along denying it; and he analyzes the nature of time's flow itself, the nature of divine ...
This book explores the thought of Jacques Derrida as it relates to the tradition of apophatic thought—negative theology and philosophy—in both Western and Eastern traditions. Following the Introduction ...
The question is, what constitutes truth in religion? Represented here is the whole spectrum of phenomenology—transcendental, existential, hermeneutic, ethical, and deconstructive—presented by some ...
This book provides an introduction to Hartshorne's contributions to contemporary philosophy and theology. It also covers some of the current controversies in philosophy and theology that Hartshorne's ...
The Tao and the Daimon examines a central theme in religious studies: the question of the authority and authenticity of traditional religious faith and practice (tao) in light of the challenge from the ...
James Yerkes undertakes a systematic exploration of the full range of Hegel’s works to discover what philosophical, religious, and historical significance Hegel attributed to the Christian witness that ...