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  1. Genealogy of Nihilism

    By Conor Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Radical Orthodoxy

    This text re-reads Western history in the light of nihilistic logic, which pervades two millennia of Western thought. From Parmenides to Alain Badiou, via Plotinus, Avicenna, Duns Scotus, Ockham, Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, Heidegger, Sartre, Lacan, Deleuze and Derrida, a genealogy of...

    Published May 26th 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Rise of the Laity in Evangelical Protestantism

    Edited by Deryck Lovegrove

    This comprehensive investigation into the involvement of ordinary Christians in Church activities and in anti-clerical dissent, explores a phenomenon stretching from Britain and Germany to the Americas and beyond. It considers how evangelicalism, as an anti-establishmentarian and profoundly...

    Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  3. Symbolic Blackness and Ethnic Difference in Early Christian Literature

    BLACKENED BY THEIR SINS: Early Christian Ethno-Political Rhetorics about Egyptians, Ethiopians, Blacks and Blackness

    By Gay Byron

    How were early Christians influenced by contemporary assumptions about ethnic and colour differences?Why were early Christian writers so attracted to the subject of Blacks, Egyptians, and Ethiopians?Looking at the neglected issue of race brings valuable new perspectives to the study of the ancient...

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist

    2nd Edition

    By D.T. Suzuki

    Series: Routledge Classics

    If the Western world knows anything about Zen Buddhism, it is down to the efforts of one remarkable man, D.T. Suzuki. The twenty-seven year-old Japanese scholar first visited the West in 1897, and over the course of the next seventy years became the world's leading authority on Zen. His radical and...

    Published May 8th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Racializing Jesus

    Race, Ideology and the Formation of Modern Biblical Scholarship

    By Shawn Kelley

    Series: Biblical Limits

    Shawn Kelley's groundbreaking study shows how the major intellectual movements of the modern world, such as Orientalism and romantic nationalism, become infused with the category of race. He then traces the processes through which racially-grounded thinking has influenced modern biblical...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Suffering Religion

    Edited by Robert Gibbs, Elliot R. Wolfson

    In a diverse and innovative selection of new essays by cutting-edge theologians and philosophers, Suffering Religion examines one of the most primitive but challenging questions to define human experience - why do we suffer? As a theme uniting very different religious and cultural traditions, the...

    Published April 24th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Letter to a Priest

    2nd Edition

    By Simone Weil

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Letter to a Priest encapsulates the sharp wit and questioning nature of Simone Weil. Regarded by Susan Sontag as 'one of the most uncompromising and troubling witnesses to the modern travail of the spirit', Weil grips the moral imagination as few others before or since. She was only thirty four...

    Published April 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  8. A Christian Faith for Today

    By Prof W Montgomery Watt, W. Montgomery Watt

    Written by one of the world's foremost religious authorities, A Christian Faith for Today provides both Christians and sceptics with a much-needed response to modernity's challenge to God.Most people accept that our world is regulated by the laws of natural science, but how should Christian...

    Published April 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Wisdom of John Paul II

    The Pope on Life's Most Vital Questions

    Edited by Nick Bakalar, Richard Balkin

    A must for every Catholic bookshelf, this fresh and inspiring book distils the essential thoughts of Pope John Paul II on matters of belief and conscience into one volume. Throughout his more than two decades as the leader of the world's Catholics, John Paul II has spoken both officially and...

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Martyrdom and Noble Death

    Selected Texts from Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian Antiquity

    By Friedrich Avemarie, Jan Willem van Henten

    This volume explores the fascinating phenomenon of noble death through pagan, Jewish and Christian sources. Today's society is uncomfortable with death, and willingly submitting to a violent and ostentatious death in public is seen as particularly shocking and unusual. Yet classical sources give a...

    Published February 6th 2002 by Routledge