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Major Works: Religion

You are currently browsing 61–70 of 244 new and published major works in the subject of Religion — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Studies in Religious Philosophy and Mysticism

    By Alexander Altmann

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    The twelve studies here are arranged in three distinct groups – Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic philosophy, Jewish mysticism, and modern philosophy. One theme that appears in various forms and from different angles in the first two sections is that of ‘Images of the Divine’. It figures not only in the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Theology and Meaning

    A Critique of Metatheological Scepticism

    By Raeburne Seeley Heimbeck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    What sense, if any, does it make to speak of God? This question, of such vital importance to religious commitment, occupies an important place in discussion among Anglo-American philosophers of religion whose orientation is logical analysis. ‘Metatheological scepticism’ is the view that denies the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. A Threefold Cord

    Philosophy, Science, Religion. A Discussion between Viscount Samuel and Professor Herbert Dingle.

    By (Viscount) Herbert Louis Samuel, Herbert Dingle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Originally published in 1961, this book originated in the belief that there was an urgent need for a greater association between philosophers and scientists and of both with men of religion. The problem of bringing this association into being is approached from different angles by the two authors,...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Religious Platonism

    The Influence of Religion on Plato and the Influence of Plato on Religion

    By James Kern Feibleman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    In Plato’s Laws is the earliest surviving fully developed cosmological argument. His influence on the philosophy of religion is wide ranging and this book examines both that and the influence of religion on Plato. Central to Plato’s thought is the theory of forms, which holds that there exists a...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Archeology of the New Testament: The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles
    By Jack Finegan
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  2. Archaeology in the Holy Land
    By Kathleen M. Kenyon
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  3. Women's Religious Experience (RLE Women and Religion)
    Edited by Pat Holden
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  4. Sex and God (RLE Women and Religion): Some Varieties of Women's Religious Experience
    Edited by Linda Hurcombe
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  5. Passport to Heaven (RLE Women and Religion): Gender Roles in the Unification Church
    By Kathleen S. Lowney
    To Be Published October 27th 2014

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