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.
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.
Offers an immanent critique of Levinas’s core philosophical proposals by reference to his allegedly eurocentric statements.
Develops a creative and provocative new model of God that brings together insights from both process theology and ground-of-being theology.
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.
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.
Shows that pragmatic historicism is a significant intellectual tradition in the history of American religious and philosophical thought.
Examines theological motifs in the work of Jan Patočka, drawing out their implications for contemporary theology and philosophy of religion.
Situates Schmitt's legal scholarship in the context of debates regarding whether his thought was more theological or technocratic.
Explores the possibilities and challenges of Asian immigrant Christian leadership in the United States.
Emphasizes the importance of metaphysical necessity to both philosophical theology and, through it, to moral and political theory.
Major new translation of a unique and important Persian treatise on divine names in the Islamic tradition.
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.
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.
A meditation on how religious language tries to limn the liminal, conceive the inconceivable, speak the unspeakable, and say the unsayable.
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.
Štofaník provides a unique, personal reading of weak theology and tries to inhabit the gap between it and its “founder,” John D. Caputo.
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.
Offers a critical Pentecostal philosophy of God that challenges orthodox Christianity.
Offers a profound vision of the Christian epic as the site of the modern apocalyptic reenactment of the original apocalypse.
Offers a new theology of desire and delight based on the Christian hope for bodily resurrection.
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.
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 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.
A constructive critique of neuropsychological research on human consciousness and religious experience that applies the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
The concluding volume in a trilogy advancing a systematic philosophical theology, this book presents a plausible sacred worldview for religious participation.
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.
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.
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 history of the Sandemanians, a little-known but ultimately influential Christian sect in colonial America.
Looks at the history and revival of religious naturalism, a spiritual path without a supreme being.
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.
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.
Explores the human experience of mysticism and looks at it within the spiritual traditions around the world.
Revises the traditional free will defense regarding the existence of evil in the world of a loving God.
A new interpretation of the first six books of Augustine's Confessions, emphasizing the importance of Christianity rather than Neoplatonism.
Explores the religious thought and lives of the poor women of Peru, who were central to the birth of liberation theology.
Develops a naturalistic postmodern perspective to make constructive proposals about a wide range of topics now in public discussion.
Looks at the influence of Gnosticism in modern intellectual history, philosophy, and theology.
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.
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.
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.
Explores the relationship between theology and the modern university.
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 ...
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 ...