An original reading of Blanchot's thought with far-reaching philosophical and literary implications.
Third- and fourth-wave feminists write about their experiences with Catholicism and their visions for the future of women in the Church.
Captures how Indian Protestant Christians negotiate their religious and cultural identities within the Indian diaspora.
Offers a critical Pentecostal philosophy of God that challenges orthodox Christianity.
An investigation of the spiritual encounter between a twentieth-century Dominican friar and an eleventh-century Afghani Sufi master.
Uncovers an overlooked aspect of the Italian American experience.
Looks at the concept of Ultimate Reality in Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Christianity.
Describes how religious tradition is established as available within a text, free from ritual and observance, in Buddhism and Christianity.
The frank and funny story of a church-geek girl who spent twenty years in the ecclesiastical trenches as a Lutheran pastor, preaching weekly words of hope she wasn’t sure she even believed.
Reveals the triumphs and struggles of contemporary Christian congregations to express female imagery of God in worship.
Considers the legacy and future of radical theology.
Argues that Christianity does not require its supernatural aspects.
Exposes how ex-gay and post-abortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.
Essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s.
Buddhist-Christian reflection that uses friendship as a model for interreligious understanding.
The major death-of-God theologian explores the meaning and purpose of radical theology.
A history of the Sandemanians, a little-known but ultimately influential Christian sect in colonial America.
A collection of works by nineteenth-century Russian religious philosopher V. S. Soloviev, critic of secularization, anti-Semitism, and the religious life of his time.
Explores the spiritual vision of Van Gogh’s painting The Night Café.
Examines the expulsion of Professor Gerd Lüdemann from the Theology Faculty at the University of Göttingen.
Offers a fresh viewpoint in Christian thought by looking at sin from the perspective of the sinned-against rather than that of the sinner needing forgiveness.
Explores a new Christian identity in which churches reclaim their roles as communities of disciples to constitute a countercultural reality and challenge to secular society and existing power relations.
Based on a close reading of New Testament passages, Choi counters the theses on repentance and restitution proposed by New Testament scholar E. P. Sanders.
Comparing paradise imagery in two Persian religions, early Syriac Christianity and the Baha'i Faith, this work contributes to religious studies methodology by introducing "symbolic paradigm analysis. "
An examination of Trithemius's "magical theology," which argued for the compatibility of magic and Christian doctrines, and its influence during the Renaissance and Reformation.
The task of interpreting the religious significance of Jesus Christ takes shape in this book with the tension determined by two goals: fidelity to the classical Christological tradition, which draws our ...
An accessible introduction to the Bible.
Integrates a contemporary understanding of Jesus with the most powerful, imaginative visions of Jesus in philosophy, literature, and religion.
This book presents a lost tradition of inner work, the way of the householder, which was believed by the Brotherhood of Common Life to have been the teaching of the Apostles. It focuses on the emergence, ...
In this book, Linell Cady analyzes the role of religion and theology in American public life.
Protestantism has undergone a shift in its relationship with American culture and politics. This book analyzes and evaluates that shift. The author shows how Protestantism began in America as a vibrant ...
God the Creator provides a detailed exposition of a conception of God as the creator of everything determinate. It does not defend an established conception such as the Thomist, the Calvinist, or the ...
This book looks at religion from a global perspective and examines how religion is shaped by the larger set of political and economic relationships that make up today's world. Focusing mainly on Western ...
Knights of Faith and Resignation brings out the richness of Kierkegaard's creative invention, the contemporary relevance of his contrasts between resignation and faith, and his probing conceptual analysis ...