This new series follows up on debates generated by the so-called ‘spiritual turn’ in critical realism, initiated by Bhaskar’s From East to West. It explores the interface of critical realism and spirituality, whether in explicitly religious or secular form (as in metaReality). The first book published in this series is Critical Realism and Spirituality, edited by Mervyn Hartwig and Jamie Morgan.
Knowledge, Reality and Religious Literacy
Religious Education and Critical Realism: Knowledge, Reality and Religious Literacy seeks to bring the enterprise of religious education in schools, colleges and universities into conversation with the philosophy of Critical Realism. This book addresses the problem, not of the substance of our...
To Be Published November 18th 2015 by Routledge
Ambiguity, Truth and Theological Literacy
One of the key achievements of critical realism has been to expose the modernist myth of universal reason, which holds that authentic knowledge claims must be objectively ‘pure’, uncontaminated by the subjectivity of local place, specific time and particular culture. Wright aims to address...
Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge
Critical Realism and Spirituality contextualizes, delineates, explores and critiques the turn to spirituality and religion in critical realism, which has been under way since the mid-1990s, as well as telling its story. It provides incisive discussion and anaysis of the following broad questions:...
Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge