By David J. Bartholomew
By Mark A. Tietjen
In distinction to fresh postmodern and deconstructionist readings, Mark A. Tietjen believes that the aim in the back of Kierkegaard's writings is the ethical and non secular development of the reader. Tietjen defends Kierkegaard opposed to claims that yes beneficial properties of his works, similar to pseudonymity, oblique verbal exchange, irony, and satire are self-deceived or deceitful. Kierkegaard, verbal exchange, and advantage finds how they're without delay concerning the virtues or ethical concerns being mentioned. actually, Tietjen argues, the way of presentation is a serious portion of the philosophical message being conveyed. examining widely in Kierkegaard’s writings, he develops a hermeneutics of belief that totally illustrates Kierkegaard’s target to awaken religion in his reader.
By Hans Julius Schneider
By Robert Cummings Neville
Religion is the 3rd and ultimate quantity in Robert Cummings Neville’s systematic improvement of a brand new philosophical theology. Unfolding via his prior volumes, Ultimates and Existence, and now in Religion, philosophical theology considers first-order questions quite often taken care of by way of spiritual traditions via philosophical tools whereas reflecting Neville’s lengthy engagement with philosophy, theology, and jap and Western spiritual traditions. during this capstone to the trilogy, Neville offers a concept of faith and provides a sacred worldview to lead non secular participation. His philosophical concept of worth enlightens religions’ methods to ethics, spirituality, and spiritual institutional dwelling and collaboration. With a close exam of plausibility stipulations for sacred worldviews, the publication concludes with an exploration of “religionless faith” for which associations of faith are of penultimate value.
Through the advance of philosophical theology, Neville has equipped a distinct, multidisciplinary, comparative, nonconfessional theological approach, one who addresses issues and offers instruments for medical and humanistic students of faith, postmodern thinkers, intellectuals from either secular and non secular backgrounds, and people drawn to the worldwide kingdom of faith today.
Robert Cummings Neville is Professor of Philosophy, faith, and Theology and Dean Emeritus of the varsity of Theology at Boston college. he's the writer of many books, together with Ultimates: Philosophical Theology, quantity One; Existence: Philosophical Theology, quantity Two; and Religion in past due Modernity, all released via SUNY Press.
By Miklós Vassányi,Enikő Sepsi,Anikó Daróczi
By Osmond Henry Owusu
By Herman Philipse
evidential aid be assessed through a similar logical standards that we use in comparing facts in technological know-how, or now not? every one of those innovations has been defended by way of fashionable analytic philosophers of religion.
In half I Herman Philipse assesses those suggestions and argues that the main promising for believers who are looking to be justified in accepting their creed in our clinical age is the Bayesian cumulative case procedure built through Richard Swinburne. elements II and III are dedicated to an in-depth research of this situation for theism. utilizing a 'strategy of subsidiary arguments', Philipse concludes (1) that theism can't be said meaningfully; (2) that if theism have been significant, it'll haven't any predictive
power pertaining to present proof, in order that Bayesian arguments can't start; and (3) that if the Bayesian cumulative case method did paintings, one may still finish that atheism is extra possible than theism. Philipse offers a cautious, rigorous, and unique critique of atheism within the world
By Rom Landau
Originally released 1959.
Ibn ‘Arabi is among the most vital thinkers of Islam. but he's a long way much less widely recognized within the Western international than Ibn Sina, Al-Ghazali, Ibn Rushd or maybe Al Farabi. This quantity offers unique interpretations and illustrations to a couple of Ibn ‘Arabi’s rules, in addition to together with a few his texts in English.
By Michael L. Morgan
By Stephen G. Post