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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 20 new and published major works in the subject of Christianity — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

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.

New and Published Books

  1. Christ and Freud (RLE: Freud)

    A Study of Religious Experience and Observance

    By Arthur Guirdham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Originally published in 1959, this book is primarily concerned with the question of psychiatric factors in religion, and, conversely, with that of religious factors in psychiatry. It rejects the Freudian theory that religion is a form of obsessional neurosis. Though this latter hypothesis may...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Philosophy of Christian Morals for Today

    By Robert Corkey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophers have been sharply divided in attempts to reconcile the validity of the moral distinctions essential to social well-being with the apparent ethical neutrality of the factual world. The failure to find an agreed solution to this problem produced the popular theory of Logical Empiricism,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Christian Ethics

    By Robert Cecil Mortimer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    A discussion of the general presuppositions and ideas which underlie the Christian ethical teaching, treating of such subjects as conscience, the concepts of sin and virtue, and the relation between morality and religion. The book also attempts to explain the traditional Christian attitudes towards...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Christianity and Morals

    By Edward Alexander Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    A thorough examination of many aspects of morality through the lens of Christianity, this book, originally published in 1939, is philosophical in its approach to assessing religion. It compares moral traditions of many world religions and describes their changes over time as well. Written...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Faith after Foundationalism

    By D.Z. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Foundationalism is the view that philosophical propositions are of two kinds, those which need supporting evidence, and those which in themselves provide the evidence which renders them irrefutable. This book, originally published 1988, describes the battle between foundationalism, which...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Faith and Logic

    Oxford Essays in Philosophical Theology

    Edited by Basil Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    When this book was originally published in 1957 there had been lively debates on the air and in the press about the bearing of modern philosophy upon Christianity, but there had been relatively little sustained discussion of the subject. This book of essays was the product of a small group of...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Faith and Philosophical Enquiry

    By D.Z. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    The concern of this book is the nature of religious belief and the ways in which philosophical enquiry is related to it. Six chapters present the positive arguments the author wishes to put forward to discusses religion and rationality, scepticism about religion, language-games, belief and the loss...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Faith Without Dogma

    In Quest of Meaning

    By Margaret Isherwood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Life is a constant search for meaning, and reflective minds need to find deeper and more comprehensive meaning than that normally proffered by the orthodox teaching of any creedal religion. When this book was initially published in 1964, religion had begun to recognize the importance of psychology...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Spirituality in the Modern World

    Within Religious Tradition and Beyond

    Edited by Paul Heelas

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    It would not be an exaggeration to say that during the last century, most especially during and since the 1960s, the language of spirituality has become one of the most significant ways in which the sacred has come to be understood and judged in the West, and, increasingly, elsewhere. Whether it is...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Fundamentalism and Charismatic Movements

    Edited by David Lehmann, Humeira Iqtidar

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The term ‘fundamentalism’ carries a wide range of meanings, some of them pejorative. Here it is used to refer to what the French call ‘integrism’, meaning a religious code which encompasses and governs with its prescriptions the entire private and public life of individuals and the collectivity....

    Published October 28th 2011 by Routledge