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Major Works: Religion

You are currently browsing 51–60 of 217 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Philosophy of Religion in England and America

    By Alfred Caldecott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    A classic in the area, originally published in 1901, this book is a survey of the past work in the field of philosophy of religion, a conspectus of literature and comparison of methods and theologies from the Reformation to the start of the twentieth century. The Introduction part of the volume...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Reality of the Mind

    St Augustine's Philosophical Arguments for the Human Soul as a Spiritual Substance

    By Ludger Hölscher

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Among the various approaches to the question of the nature of the mind (or soul), Augustine’s philosophical arguments for the existence of an incorporeal and spiritual substance in man and against materialism are here thoroughly examined on their merits as a source of insight for contemporary...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Theism and Cosmology

    Being the First Series of a Course of Gifford Lectures on the General Subject of Metaphysics and Theism given in the University of Glasgow in 1939

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Theism is one of the major types of metaphysics and cosmology is the general theory of the whole wide world. Must the world have an over-worldly source, or any source? Would "space" crumble unless God perpetually sustained it by his brooding omnipresence? Is all power, properly understood, divine...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Terrible Crystal

    Studies in Kierkegaard and Modern Christianity

    By Melville Chaning-Pearce

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Consisting of studies in Christian thought in relation to catastrophe, this book particularly looks at the ideas of Soren Kierkegaard and Karl Barth. When it was first published in 1940 this important investigation of ‘existential reality’ presented the view that the climate of crisis and...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Theology as an Empirical Science

    By Douglas Clyde Macintosh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Investigating the question ‘can theology, description of the divine reality, be made truly scientific?’, this book addresses logic and human knowledge alongside experimental religion. An important philosophic work by a prolific theologian also known for his later court case regarding conscientious...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Thomas Hobbes and the Debate over Natural Law and Religion

    By Stephen A. State

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    The argument laid out in this book discusses and interprets the work of Hobbes in relation to religion. It compares a traditional interpretation of Hobbes where Hobbes’ use of conventional terminology when talking about natural law is seen as ironic or merely convenient despite an atheist viewpoint...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Value and Reality

    The Philosophical Case for Theism

    By Alfred Cyril Ewing

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This is a major work by one of the best-known philosophical writers, representing the culmination of some twenty-five years’ work on the possibility of giving a rational defence of the claims of the religious man, and specifically the theist, in the face of modern criticisms. Dr Ewing’s object has...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Neither Angel nor Beast

    The Life and Work of Blaise Pascal

    By Francis X.J. Coleman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Blaise Pascal began as a mathematical prodigy, developed into a physicist and inventor, and had become by the end of his life in 1662 a profound religious thinker. As a philosopher, he was most convinced by the long tradition of scepticism, and so refused – like Kierkegaard – to build a...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge