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  1. Negative Theology and Modern French Philosophy

    By Arthur Bradley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book provides a significant and insightful exploration of the so-called 'theological turn' in contemporary French thought. The philosopher Jacques Derrida speaks of a deeply ambiguous desire to 'save the name' of God in his work on negative theology, and this desire resonates in different ways...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Judaism and Collective Life

    Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz

    By Aryei Fishman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Examining the relationship between Judaism as a religious culture and kibbutz life, this is a ground-breaking work in the research of Judaism.The book takes as its point of departure the historical fact that it was Orthodox pioneers of German origin, in contrast to their Eastern European...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Metaphysics and Transcendence

    By Arthur Gibson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Metaphysics and Transcendence takes up this story for the future. Arthur Gibson presents a new metaphysics with a genealogy based on counter-intuition and locates counter-intuition and complexity at the foundations of truth. Having devised fresh concepts on the basis of the new frontiers of science...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue

    By Henrique Pinto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue develops a new model for interfaith dialogue using the work of the French historian of ideas, Michel Foucault. The author argues that it is the injustice done to the 'Other' by Roman Catholic, Protestant and other centred and unitary models of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Just War and the Ethics of Espionage

    By Darrell Cole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Adam Smith as Theologian

    Edited by Paul Oslington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Adam Smith wrote in a Scotland where Calvinism, Continental natural law theory, Stoic philosophy, and the Newtonian tradition of scientific natural theology were key to the intellectual lives of his contemporaries. But what impact did these ideas have on Smith’s system? What was Smith’s...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Material Religion and Popular Culture

    By E. Frances King

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In this study, E. Frances King explores how people first learn to relate to the images and artefacts of religious belief within their domestic environments. As a sense of religious belonging is instilled on a daily basis in the home, it also becomes emotionally linked to family, community, and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Abrogation in the Qur’an and Islamic Law

    By Louay Fatoohi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book examines in detail the concept of "abrogation" in the Qur’an, which has played a major role in the development of Islamic law and has implications for understanding the history and integrity of the Qur’anic text. The term has gained popularity in recent years, as Muslim groups and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy

    A Critical Inquiry

    By Paul DeHart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy investigates the encounter of the most vibrant and controversial trend in recent theology with the greatest Christian thinker of the Middle Ages. The book describes Radical Orthodoxy’s orientation and highlights those anti-secular strategies and intellectual influences...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics

    From Creatio Ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius

    By Whitney Bauman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Winner of the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise, 2009 This book argues that the Christian doctrine of creatio ex nihilo (creation out of nothing) sets up a support system for a "logic of domination" toward human and earth others. Conceptually inspired by the work of theologian Catherine...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh
    Edited by Molly H. Bassett, Vincent W. Lloyd
    To Be Published September 3rd 2014
  2. Making European Muslims: Religious Socialization Among Young Muslims in Scandinavia and Western Europe
    Edited by Mark Sedgwick
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality: Ethnographic Approaches
    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim Knibbe
    To Be Published November 3rd 2014
  4. Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis
    Edited by Zev Garber
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  5. David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History
    By Daniel Pioske
    To Be Published January 14th 2015
  6. Eschatology and the Technological Future
    By Michael S. Burdett
    To Be Published January 18th 2015
  7. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity
    By Richard C. Miller
    To Be Published January 19th 2015

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