Looks at how different religious traditions (Christian, Buddhist, neopagan, and animist) have attempted to resacralize the earth and provide new values that include the more-than-human world.
Argues for a revolutionary political theology that can be used to combat racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression.
Argues that friendship is the gift of a world that is not one's own and that transforms one's world in unforseeable ways.
Calls into question the traditional polarity of theism and atheism.
Offers a unique perspective on the study of religion revolutionized by contemporary continental thinking.
Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.
Argues that self and selflessness are aspects of the same insoluble problem at the very heart of modernity.
This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.
The definitive philosophical exploration of the work of pioneering filmmaker Terrence Malick.
Offers a process philosophical approach to mysticism and mystical religious experience.
Aims to construct an economic philosophy from indigenous African thought.
Offers an Asian immigrant perspective on US racial relations and explores the unique situations and challenges facing Asian immigrants in the United States.
Offers an immanent critique of Levinas’s core philosophical proposals by reference to his allegedly eurocentric statements.
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.
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.
An original and innovative exploration of Antigone, femininity, and love in various cosmological, philosophical, and theological contexts.
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.
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.
Shows that pragmatic historicism is a significant intellectual tradition in the history of American religious and philosophical thought.
Emphasizes the importance of metaphysical necessity to both philosophical theology and, through it, to moral and political theory.
Situates Schmitt's legal scholarship in the context of debates regarding whether his thought was more theological or technocratic.
Examines theological motifs in the work of Jan Patočka, drawing out their implications for contemporary theology and philosophy of religion.
Explores the possibilities and challenges of Asian immigrant Christian leadership in the United States.
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.
Major new translation of a unique and important Persian treatise on divine names in the Islamic tradition.
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.
Discusses the complexities and paradoxes of love as represented in the history of Western philosophy and Christianity.
Štofaník provides a unique, personal reading of weak theology and tries to inhabit the gap between it and its “founder,” John D. Caputo.
Offers a new phenomenological method for biblical interpretation that opens up the possibility of an absolute science of scripture.
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.
Offers a critical Pentecostal philosophy of God that challenges orthodox Christianity.
Explores the place and meaning of philosophy of religion in our current poststructuralist, postsecular, postcolonialist context.
Offers a profound vision of the Christian epic as the site of the modern apocalyptic reenactment of the original apocalypse.
Brings popular cinema and Jewish religious texts into a meaningful dialogue.
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
Presents the process theistic thought of Whitehead as a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.
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.
A study of the roots and legacy of German Idealist philosophy for trinitarian theology.
A contemporary philosophy of religion that offers a phenomenology of love.
A history of the concept of God through the lens of process thought.
A constructive critique of neuropsychological research on human consciousness and religious experience that applies the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
A theologically informed look at the postcolonial self that forms as Korean immigrants confront life in the United States.
Explores democracy with religious freedom and its dependence on theism.
The concluding volume in a trilogy advancing a systematic philosophical theology, this book presents a plausible sacred worldview for religious participation.
Explores the paradoxical symmetry between the divine and demonic in early Jewish mystical texts.
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.
Contributes a black Atlantic perspective to postmodernism, theology, and metaphysics.
Explores the rise of the idea of nothing in Western modernity and how its figuration is transforming and offering new possibilities.
The major death-of-God theologian explores the meaning and purpose of radical theology.
Discusses the two most important figures in early Jewish mythologies of evil, the fallen angels Azazel and Satanael.
Explores and critiques the so-called “decentering of the subject” in French phenomenology.
Explores the use of language in Christian theology.
Argues that philosophy, as multidisciplinary comparative inquiry, is essential to the contemporary academic study of religion.
A critical look at the development of the phenomenological approach to the study of religion, revealing its evaluative and metaphysical concepts.
Looks at how ecotheology has created a new vision of the natural world and the place of humans within it.
A philosophical consideration of key religious issues from a pragmatist’s perspective.
A history of the Sandemanians, a little-known but ultimately influential Christian sect in colonial America.
Examines the Jewish philosopher’s influence on theology, philosophy, medicine, and law, and his impact on later thinkers.
Brings an ecotheological perspective to postmodern gift theory.
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.
Looks at the history and revival of religious naturalism, a spiritual path without a supreme being.
Explores the work of Anne Conway, whose philosophy of the natural world incorporated a spiritual vision.
Responses to Fackenheim’s reflections on the centrality of the Holocaust to philosophy, Jewish thought, and contemporary experience.
Situates Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite as a Neoplatonic philosopher in the tradition of Plotinus and Proclus.
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.
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.
An accessible and original exploration of the theological and philosophical significance of Kierkegaard’s religious thought.
Continuing his groundbreaking reappraisal of the Confessions, Carl G. Vaught shows how Augustine's solutions to philosophical and theological problems emerge and discusses the longstanding question of the work's unity.
Explores the process or neoclassical interpretation of Plato's thought on God.
A biography of the prominent Turkish theologian and thinker.
Provides a theology of polytheism—the belief in many deities—using examples from a wide range of world religions.
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.
Explores the work of Bernard Lonergan in light of contemporary continental thought.
Explores the human experience of mysticism and looks at it within the spiritual traditions around the world.
Argues for American national narratives in Christian theology that respect the separation of church and state and a diverse, multifaith society.
Revises the traditional free will defense regarding the existence of evil in the world of a loving God.
Provides a critical exploration of Mircea Eliade's notion of the sacred by referencing the work of Bernard Lonergan.
Articles linking ecological sustainability and social justice.
Provides a philosophical account of everyday consciousness as a way of understanding mystical consciousness, drawing on the work of many Western and some Japanese thinkers.
Explores the relationship between religious studies and theology and the place of each in the modern, secular university.
A well-known theologian and philosopher offers a late-modern perspective on religion, one opposed to the received truths of postmodern religious thought.
Leading scholars explore the relationship between deconstructive theory and process thought.
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.
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.
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, ...
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 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 ...
Griffin responds to critiques of his earlier work God, Power, and Evil: A Process Theodicy.
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 ...
Explores the relationship between theology and the modern university.