Waiting for God by Simone Weil

By Simone Weil

Emerging from the thought-provoking discussions and correspondence Simone Weil had with the Reverend Father Perrin, this vintage number of essays comprises the popular thinker and social activist's so much profound meditations at the dating of human lifestyles to the world of the transcendent. an everlasting masterwork and "one of the main overlooked assets of our century" (Adrienne Rich), Waiting for God will proceed to steer non secular and political inspiration for hundreds of years to come.

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Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion by Michael L. Peterson, Raymond J. Vanarragon

By Michael L. Peterson, Raymond J. Vanarragon

Modern Debates within the Philosophy of faith gains newly commissioned debates on one of the most arguable concerns within the box. Is evil proof opposed to trust in God? Does technological know-how discredit faith? Is God’s lifestyles the simplest clarification of the universe? Is morality in keeping with God’s instructions? Is everlasting damnation appropriate with the Christian suggestion of God?

  • Features debates concentrating on each one of twelve of the main arguable concerns within the box.
  • Includes essays, replies, and rejoinders particularly commissioned for this quantity.
  • Contributors comprise William Alston, Lynne Rudder Baker, Peter Byrne, Richard Gale, William Hasker, Janine Marie Idziak, Michael Martin, Del Ratzsch, William Rowe, John Worrall, Keith Yandell, Dean Zimmerman, and lots of others.

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The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History by Paul Harvey

By Paul Harvey

The first advisor to American non secular background from colonial occasions to the current, this anthology gains twenty-two prime students conversing on significant topics and issues within the improvement of the various spiritual traditions of the us. those contain the expansion and unfold of evangelical tradition, the mutual effect of faith and politics, the increase of fundamentalism, the position of gender and pop culture, and the issues and probabilities of pluralism. aimed toward normal readers, scholars, researchers, and students, The Columbia advisor to faith in American History presents concise but vast surveys of particular fields, with an intensive word list and bibliographies directory appropriate books, movies, articles, song, and media assets for navigating diverse streams of spiritual idea and culture.

The assortment opens with a thematic exploration of yankee spiritual background and tradition and follows with twenty topical chapters, every one of which illuminates the dominant questions and contours of inquiry that experience made up our minds scholarship inside of that chapter's selected subject. participants additionally define parts wanting additional, extra refined research and establish serious assets for extra examine. The word list, "American non secular background, A--Z," lists the most important humans, events, teams, ideas, and old occasions, improved through broad statistical data.

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The Blackwell Companion To Philosophy Of Religion by Charles Taliaferro, Paul Draper, Philip L. Quinn

By Charles Taliaferro, Paul Draper, Philip L. Quinn

In over seventy eight newly-commissioned essays, this awesome quantity presents a accomplished and authoritative consultant to the philosophy of religion.
Written through a lot of modern-day best figures, the amount surveys philosophical matters within the religions of the area, philosophical considered faith in Western background, and significant currents in twentieth-century philosophy of faith.

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Religious Politics in Post-Reformation England (Studies in by Kenneth Fincham, Peter Lake

By Kenneth Fincham, Peter Lake

The implications of the Reformation and the church/state polity it created have consistently been a space of significant scholarly debate. The essays during this quantity, through the various top students of the interval, revisit some of the vital matters through the interval from the Henrician Reformation to the wonderful Revolution: theology, political buildings, the connection of theology and secular ideologies, and the Civil warfare. issues comprise Puritan networks and nomenclature in England and within the New international; examinations of the altering theology of the Church within the century after the Reformation; the evolving courting of artwork and protestantism; the providentialist deliberating Charles I; the operation of the penal legislation opposed to Catholics; and protestantism within the localities of Yorkshire and Norwich. KENNETH FINCHAM is Reader in background on the college of Kent; Professor PETER LAKE teaches within the division of heritage at Princeton collage. members: THOMAS COGSWELL, RICHARD CUST, PATRICK COLLINSON, THOMAS FREEMAN, PETER LAKE, SUSAN HARDMAN MOORE, DIARMAID MACCULLOCH, ANTHONY MILTON, PAUL SEAVER, WILLIAM SHEILS

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Religion in World History: The Persistence of Imperial by John C. Super

By John C. Super

In faith and international background, extraordinary authors John C. large and Briane ok. Turley study the worth of faith for reading the human event some time past and current. They discover the weather of faith which most sensible attach it to the cultural and political dynamics that experience inspired background. operating inside this framework, large and Turley current 3 unifying issues: * the connection among formal and casual non secular ideals, how those swap via time, and the way they're mirrored in numerous cultures * the connection among church and kingdom, from theocracies to the repression of faith * the continued look for religious sure bet, and the ensuing splintering of center spiritual ideals and the improvement of recent ones. one of many few contemporary books to check religion’s position in geo-political affairs, its new angle permits the reader to know the various and complicated ways that faith acts upon and reacts to broader international strategies.

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