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Beyond the Secular
Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.
Toward a Philosophy of Religious Studies
Offers a unique perspective on the study of religion revolutionized by contemporary continental thinking.
Effacing the Self
Argues that self and selflessness are aspects of the same insoluble problem at the very heart of modernity.
Life Above the Clouds
The definitive philosophical exploration of the work of pioneering filmmaker Terrence Malick.
Offers a process philosophical approach to mysticism and mystical religious experience.
The Split Time
Aims to construct an economic philosophy from indigenous African thought.
Offers an immanent critique of Levinas’s core philosophical proposals by reference to his allegedly eurocentric statements.
Religion in Multidisciplinary Perspective
An up-to-date examination of the work of one of the most inventive thinkers in the study of religion.
Sacred and Secular
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.
A Postcolonial Relationship
Offers an Asian immigrant perspective on US racial relations and explores the unique situations and challenges facing Asian immigrants in the United States.
God the Created
Develops a creative and provocative new model of God that brings together insights from both process theology and ground-of-being theology.
An original and innovative exploration of Antigone, femininity, and love in various cosmological, philosophical, and theological contexts.
Evaluates religious naturalists’ attempts to find a middle path between supernaturalism and atheistic secularism, and explores naturalistic, theistic, and panpsychist solutions.
D. G. Leahy and the Thinking Now Occurring
A critical introduction to the American philosopher D. G. Leahy (1937–2014), whose oeuvre sets forth a fundamental thinking in which change itself is revealed to be the very essence of reality and mind.
Religion within the Limits of History Alone
Shows that pragmatic historicism is a significant intellectual tradition in the history of American religious and philosophical thought.
Demons of Change
Demonstrates how conflict between a human adept as the divine warrior and an otherworldly antagonist plays a key role in early Jewish and Christian apocalyptic accounts.
On Metaphysical Necessity
Emphasizes the importance of metaphysical necessity to both philosophical theology and, through it, to moral and political theory.
Carl Schmitt between Technological Rationality and Theology
Situates Schmitt's legal scholarship in the context of debates regarding whether his thought was more theological or technocratic.
Thinking Faith after Christianity
Examines theological motifs in the work of Jan Patočka, drawing out their implications for contemporary theology and philosophy of religion.
A Postcolonial Leadership
Explores the possibilities and challenges of Asian immigrant Christian leadership in the United States.
Eckhart, Heidegger, and the Imperative of Releasement
Provides the first systematic interpretation of Heidegger’s relation to Eckhart, centering on the idea that we must release ourselves in order to know the truth.
The Repose of the Spirits
Major new translation of a unique and important Persian treatise on divine names in the Islamic tradition.
Personal Religion and Spiritual Healing
A unique historical study of the personal nature of religion, spirituality, and healing in the twentieth century based on the letters of ordinary people from around the world.
The Manifest and the Revealed
Offers a new phenomenological method for biblical interpretation that opens up the possibility of an absolute science of scripture.
The Asymptote of Love
Discusses the complexities and paradoxes of love as represented in the history of Western philosophy and Christianity.
The Adventure of Weak Theology
Štofaník provides a unique, personal reading of weak theology and tries to inhabit the gap between it and its “founder,” John D. Caputo.
Effing the Ineffable
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.
The Split God
Offers a critical Pentecostal philosophy of God that challenges orthodox Christianity.
Reconfigurations of Philosophy of Religion
Explores the place and meaning of philosophy of religion in our current poststructuralist, postsecular, postcolonialist context.
Satan and Apocalypse
Offers a profound vision of the Christian epic as the site of the modern apocalyptic reenactment of the original apocalypse.
Whitehead's Religious Thought
Presents the process theistic thought of Whitehead as a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.
The Debt of the Living
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
Movies and Midrash
Brings popular cinema and Jewish religious texts into a meaningful dialogue.
Sex on Earth as It Is in Heaven
Offers a new theology of desire and delight based on the Christian hope for bodily resurrection.
Draws on theology and queer theory to argue for the power of humiliating pleasures in a culture oriented very strongly to denying any enjoyment that is not about success.
German Idealism's Trinitarian Legacy
A study of the roots and legacy of German Idealist philosophy for trinitarian theology.
A History of the Concept of God
A history of the concept of God through the lens of process thought.
Between Faith and Belief
A contemporary philosophy of religion that offers a phenomenology of love.
Religion among We the People
Explores democracy with religious freedom and its dependence on theism.
Brain, Consciousness, and God
A constructive critique of neuropsychological research on human consciousness and religious experience that applies the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
A Postcolonial Self
A theologically informed look at the postcolonial self that forms as Korean immigrants confront life in the United States.
Explores the paradoxical symmetry between the divine and demonic in early Jewish mystical texts.
The concluding volume in a trilogy advancing a systematic philosophical theology, this book presents a plausible sacred worldview for religious participation.
Women, Ritual, and Power
Reveals the triumphs and struggles of contemporary Christian congregations to express female imagery of God in worship.
Resurrecting the Death of God
Considers the legacy and future of radical theology.
Explores the rise of the idea of nothing in Western modernity and how its figuration is transforming and offering new possibilities.
The Call to Radical Theology
The major death-of-God theologian explores the meaning and purpose of radical theology.
Theology within the Bounds of Language
Explores the use of language in Christian theology.
Religious Philosophy as Multidisciplinary Comparative Inquiry
Argues that philosophy, as multidisciplinary comparative inquiry, is essential to the contemporary academic study of religion.
The Politics of Spirit
A critical look at the development of the phenomenological approach to the study of religion, revealing its evaluative and metaphysical concepts.
Ecotheology and the Practice of Hope
Looks at how ecotheology has created a new vision of the natural world and the place of humans within it.
Realism in Religion
A philosophical consideration of key religious issues from a pragmatist’s perspective.
Maimonides and His Heritage
Examines the Jewish philosopher’s influence on theology, philosophy, medicine, and law, and his impact on later thinkers.
If Creation Is a Gift
Brings an ecotheological perspective to postmodern gift theory.
The Perfect Rule of the Christian Religion
A history of the Sandemanians, a little-known but ultimately influential Christian sect in colonial America.
Religious Naturalism Today
Looks at the history and revival of religious naturalism, a spiritual path without a supreme being.
Freedom, Faith, and Dogma
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.
Situates Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite as a Neoplatonic philosopher in the tradition of Plotinus and Proclus.
Paul Ricoeur and the Poetic Imperative
Looks at Ricoeur’s writings on love and justice, prominent toward the end of his life, and how these serve as an interpretive key to his thought as a whole.
Encounters with God in Augustine's Confessions
This reappraisal of the middle section of Augustine's Confessions covers the period of Augustine's conversion to Christianity. The author argues against the prevailing Neoplatonic interpretation of Augustine.
The Mystic Experience
Explores the human experience of mysticism and looks at it within the spiritual traditions around the world.
God, Evil, and Human Learning
Revises the traditional free will defense regarding the existence of evil in the world of a loving God.
The Journey toward God in Augustine's Confessions
A new interpretation of the first six books of Augustine's Confessions, emphasizing the importance of Christianity rather than Neoplatonism.
The Call of God
Explores the religious thought and lives of the poor women of Peru, who were central to the birth of liberation theology.
Postmodernism and Public Policy
Develops a naturalistic postmodern perspective to make constructive proposals about a wide range of topics now in public discussion.
Gnostic Return in Modernity
Looks at the influence of Gnosticism in modern intellectual history, philosophy, and theology.
The Incarnation of God
Examines the notion of divine incarnations as a central element of the portrait of God that came into focus through the Judaism of the dual Torah.
Discusses the issue of christological pluralism--the panoply of competing visions of Christ that exist today--and provides criteria for evaluating these.
Discussions of Simone Weil
A distinguished discussion of Weil's views on social philosophy, science, ethics, and religion.
Characterize several lines of intellectual development by which some of the fundamental features of ancient, medieval, and modern pictures of God, Nature, Beauty, the State, and the Self came to be accepted as common knowledge in the Mediterranean world today.
Analytic Theism, Hartshorne, and the Concept of God
Initiates and continues a dialogue regarding the concept of God in the neoclassical philosophy of Charles Hartshorne and that found in analytic philosophers who adhere to classical theism.
Boundaries of Our Habitations
Brown's theory of tradition stands on its own as a significant contribution to the academic study of religions, but it also provides the framework for a challenging critique of contemporary American theologies—conservative, ...
Here is a rhetorical treatment of Karl Barth's early theology. Although scholars have long noted the rhetorical power of Barth's work, calling it volcanic and explosive, this book uses rhetoric to illuminate ...
Griffin responds to critiques of his earlier work God, Power, and Evil: A Process Theodicy.
Theology and the University
Explores the relationship between theology and the modern university.
From Conquest to Struggle
This book goes to the very heart of the passionate debate over the true character of Christian faith and practice. The advance of liberation theology in the Latin American church has caused international ...
American Religious Empiricism
In nineteenth-century France, parents abandoned their children in overwhelming numbers—up to 20 percent of live births in the Parisian area. The infants were left at state-run homes and were then transferred ...