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  1. The Origins of Theosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    Annie Besant - The Atheist Years

    By Annie Besant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Annie Besant is primarily remembered as the international president of the Theosophical Society. One of the most important aspects of her career were the years that she was a professional atheist, which has given her a place in history as a pioneer feminist. The Origins of Theosophy contains...

    Published April 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Concept of Prayer (Routledge Revivals)

    By D. Z. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Many contemporary philosophers assume that, before one can discuss prayer, the question of whether there is a God or not must be settled. In this title, first published in 1965, D. Z. Phillips argues that to understand prayer is to understand what is meant by the reality of God. Beginning by...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to the Practice of Christian Theology

    By Mike Higton, Jim Fodor

    Series: Routledge Religion Companions

    This Companion introduces readers to the practice of Christian theology, covering what theologians do, why they do it, and what steps readers can take in order to become theological practitioners themselves. The volume aims to capture the variety of practices involved in doing theology,...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. God, Freud and Religion

    The origins of faith, fear and fundamentalism

    By Dianna T. Kenny

    Did God create man or did man create God? In this book, Dianna Kenny examines religious belief through a variety of perspectives – psychoanalytic, cognitive, neuropsychological, sociological, historical and psychiatric – to provide a coherent account of why people might believe in God. She argues...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God

    By Christopher Hughes

    Thomas Aquinas is one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy and philosophical theology. Relying on a deep understanding of Aristotle, Aquinas developed a metaphysical framework that is comprehensive, detailed, and flexible. Within that framework, he formulated a range of...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Thoughts on Religion

    By Samuel Shattock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1926, is a collection of the original thoughts of Samuel George Shattock on religious matters. Shattock recorded his thoughts on religion throughout his life. This title brings together what Shattock himself felt to be his most important ideas on theology. Thoughts on...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from...

    Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Eschatology and the Technological Future

    By Michael S. Burdett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion
    Edited by Graham Oppy
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil
    By Ilham Dilman
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  3. Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue
    By Henrique Pinto
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. John Henry Newman: Theology &

    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  5. On Humanism, 2nd Edition
    By Richard Norman
    To Be Published June 12th 2015

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