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The Aesthetics and Ethics of FaithA Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

Christopher D. Tirres

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352531
eISBN:
9780199358359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352531.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the methodological connections between two quintessentially American traditions: liberation theology and pragmatism. It examines how pragmatism can lend philosophical clarity and ... More

Al-KindĪ

Al-KindĪ

Peter Adamson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195181425
eISBN:
9780199785087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181425.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This monograph is a comprehensive study of the thought of al-Kindī, the first self-described philosopher in Islam, and the first to write original treatises in Arabic. Al-Kindī’s writings are closely ... More

Albert SchweitzerA Biography

Albert Schweitzer: A Biography

Nils Ole Oermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784227
eISBN:
9780191827020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784227.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Nils Ole Oermann vividly describes the many-sided life of Albert Schweitzer (1975–1965), who achieved world renown through his selfless work as a doctor in the African jungle and as a pioneer of an ... More

Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Henrik Bogdan and Martin P. Starr (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863075
eISBN:
9780199979974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863075.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers an examination of one of the twentieth century's most distinctive occult iconoclasts. Aleister Crowley (1875–1947) was a study in contradictions. He was born into a Fundamentalist ... More

The Allure of Decadent ThinkingReligious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism

The Allure of Decadent Thinking: Religious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism

Carl Olson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199959839
eISBN:
9780199315970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959839.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a compelling and provocative argument against the application of postmodern thought to religious studies, showing how such radically skeptical thinking undermines, subverts, and ... More

American PragmatismA Religious Genealogy

American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

M. Gail Hamner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The development of pragmatism is the most important achievement in the history of American philosophy. M. Gail Hamner here examines the European roots of the movement in a search for what makes ... More

Analytic TheologyNew Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Oliver D. Crisp and Michael C. Rea (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199203567
eISBN:
9780191708190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203567.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy in the English-speaking world is dominated by analytical approaches to its problems and projects; but theology has been dominated by alternative approaches. Many would say that the current ... More

Anselm

Anselm

Sandra Visser and Thomas Williams

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195309386
eISBN:
9780199852123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309386.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a brief introduction to the life and thought of Saint Anselm (c. 1033–1109). Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury for the last sixteen years of his life, is one of the foremost ... More

The Appearing of God

The Appearing of God

Jean-Yves Lacoste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827146
eISBN:
9780191866050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The nine essays in The Appearing of God are situated on the fluid border of philosophy and theology, and follow a path leading from classic modern philosophical discussions of experience to some ... More

Aquinas’s Theory of Natural LawAn Analytic Reconstruction

Aquinas’s Theory of Natural Law: An Analytic Reconstruction

Anthony J. Lisska

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269670
eISBN:
9780191683732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269670.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This new critique of Aquinas' theory of natural law presents an incisive, new analysis of the central themes and relevant texts in the Summa Theologiae, which became the classical canon for natural ... More

Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

Gilles Emery, O.P. and Matthew Levering (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749639
eISBN:
9780191814839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This work explores the role of Aristotelian concepts, principles, and themes in Thomas Aquinas’s theology. Each of the ten chapters investigates the significance of Aquinas’s reception of Aristotle ... More

Arts of WonderEnchanting Secularity - Walter De Maria, Diller + Scofidio, James Turrell, Andy Goldsworthy

Arts of Wonder: Enchanting Secularity - Walter De Maria, Diller + Scofidio, James Turrell, Andy Goldsworthy

Jeffrey L. Kosky

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226451060
eISBN:
9780226451084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by “the disenchantment of the world.” Max Weber’s statement remains a dominant interpretation of the ... More

The Awakened OnesPhenomenology of Visionary Experience

The Awakened Ones: Phenomenology of Visionary Experience

Gananath Obeyesekere

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153621
eISBN:
9780231527309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

While a rational consciousness grasps many truths, this book argues for an even richer knowledge through a confrontation with the stuff of visions and dreams. Spanning both Buddhist and European ... More

Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Balmiki Prasad Singh

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Today, in the age of terrorism and an unsafe world, there is a fresh need to understand the core meaning of the world religions, to reshape the educational system, and to strengthen the United ... More

Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of ElectionA Systematic-Theological Comparison

Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A Systematic-Theological Comparison

Matthias Gockel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199203222
eISBN:
9780191707711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203222.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The book argues that the doctrine of election in Karl Barth's early theology shows a striking resemblance to the position of Friedrich Schleiermacher, and that his later christological revision of ... More

Before ReligionA History of a Modern Concept

Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept

Brent Nongbri

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154160
eISBN:
9780300154177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For much of the past two centuries, religion has been understood as a universal phenomenon, a part of the “natural” human experience that is essentially the same across cultures and throughout ... More

The Believing PrimateScientific, Philosophical, and Theological Reflections on the Origin of Religion

The Believing Primate: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Reflections on the Origin of Religion

Jeffrey Schloss and Michael Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557028
eISBN:
9780191701719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557028.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Over the last two decades, scientific accounts of religion have received a great deal of scholarly and popular attention both because of their intrinsic interest and because they are widely viewed as ... More

Big DreamsThe Science of Dreaming and the Origins of Religion

Big Dreams: The Science of Dreaming and the Origins of Religion

Kelly Bulkeley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199351534
eISBN:
9780199351565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351534.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

“Big dreams” are rare but extremely vivid forms of dreaming that make a strong, lasting impact on waking consciousness. Experiences of big dreaming have played prominent roles in religious and ... More

Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the FallThe Secret Instinct

Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct

William Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656363
eISBN:
9780191765797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656363.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct presents Pascal’s account of the cognitive consequences of the Fall. The central claim is that for Pascal, the Fall is ... More

Boethius

Boethius

John Marenbon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134070
eISBN:
9780199868094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134079.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides, for the first time, a philosophical study of the whole range of Boethius's writings (except his textbooks on music and arithmetic): the commentaries and monographs on logic, the ... More

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