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Major Works: Religion

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 237 new and published major works in the subject of Religion — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Natural Religion

    The Ultimate Religion of Mankind

    By Joseph Shaw Bolton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Driven by the dissatisfaction and turmoil in religion at the time this book was originally published in 1923, the author sets out a belief that all people have an inborn religion and investigates what the future of this religion might be as it changes from age to age. In the short chapters here the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. On Human Freedom

    Being the Forwood Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion given in the University of Liverpool in November, 1945

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    In the author’s opinion there are three primary conceptions of human freedom - non-coercion, autonomy and indeterminism. He presents his thoughts to define, compare, distinguish and correlate these, not merely with regard to the freedom of the human will, but also and more generally with regard to...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reason, Truth and God

    By J. Renford Bambrough

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Dealing with theological affirmations and philosophical reactions to them, this concise book presents insightful applications of modern general philosophy to religion. Originally published in 1969, the book investigates epistemological thinking first before turning to notions of assertion, belief,...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Religion and Reality

    A Study in the Philosophy of Mysticism

    By James Henry Tuckwell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This discussion of the search for religious truth addresses a universal view of religion that can be termed ‘philosophical mysticism’ from a rational basis of experience. Originally published in 1915, this is a classic of theological thinking that investigates the fundamental nature of religion and...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Religion and Theism

    The Forwood Lectures Delivered at Liverpool University, 1933. Together with a Chapter on the Psychological Accounts of the Origin of Belief in God

    By Clement C.J. Webb

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Four lectures on the Philosophy of Religion are included in this compact book along with an extra chapter on the psychology of belief in God. In a search for an acceptable theism, the author examines religious faith and human personality via many theories and facets of thinking, referring to...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Religion, Secularization and Political Thought

    Thomas Hobbes to J. S. Mill

    Edited by James E. Crimmins

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    The increasing secularization of political thought between the mid-seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries has often been noted, but rarely described in detail. The contributors to this volume consider the significance of the relationship between religious beliefs, dogma and secular ideas in...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Science, Reason and Religion

    By Derek Stanesby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophy matters. This is the message of this highly original inquiry into the relationship between science and religion. It is only when we examine the intellectual presuppositions on which science and religion are based, with regard to such fundamentals as truth, objectivity, and realism, that...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Stoic, Christian and Humanist

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This book collects together four essays by the very well-known academic Gilbert Murray that were first presented between 1914 and 1939. The author seeks to present a statement of his profound belief in ethics and disbelief in revelational religions. The philosophy of this great thinker is...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Hidden God

    A Study of Tragic Vision in the Pense´es of Pascal and the Tragedies of Racine

    By Lucien Goldmann

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    The concept of ‘world visions’, first elaborated in the early work of Georg Lukàcs, is used here as a tool whereby the similarities between Pascal’s Pensées and Kant’s critical philosophy are contrasted with the rationalism of Descartes and the empiricism of Hume. For Lucien Goldmann, a leading...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Philosophical Bases of Theism

    By George Dawes Hicks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Excellently organised and written, this is a thorough examination of how philosophy interacts with religion. The chapters were originally presented as the Hibbert Lectures in 1931 at University College London and the University of Manchester. The texts are expanded and elaborated to present a...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge