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Heythrop Studies in Contemporary Philosophy, Religion and Theology: Heythrop Studies in Contemporary Philosophy, Religion and Theology


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Reading Ecclesiastes: A Literary and Cultural Exegesis

Reading Ecclesiastes: A Literary and Cultural Exegesis

1st Edition

Mary E. Mills
March 06, 2017

Reading Ecclesiastes explores the literary style and themes of the Book of Ecclesiastes, investigating its overall theological messages and the cultural perspectives which readers bring to bear on their act of reading. Examining the meaning found in Ecclesiastes through the use of two important...

The Realist Hope: A Critique of Anti-Realist Approaches in Contemporary Philosophical Theology

The Realist Hope: A Critique of Anti-Realist Approaches in Contemporary Philosophical Theology

1st Edition

Christopher J. Insole
February 28, 2006

Taking into consideration analytical, continental, historical, post-modern and contemporary thinkers, Insole provides a powerful defence of a realist construal of religious discourse. Insole argues that anti-realism tends towards absolutism and hubris. Where truth is exhausted by our beliefs about...

Faith and Philosophical Analysis: The Impact of Analytical Philosophy on the Philosophy of Religion

Faith and Philosophical Analysis: The Impact of Analytical Philosophy on the Philosophy of Religion

1st Edition

Harriet A. Harris, Christopher J. Insole
August 28, 2005

What tensions arise between philosophy of religion and theology? What strengths and weaknesses of analytical methods emerge in relation to strongly confessional philosophical theologies, or to Continental philosophies? Faith and Philosophical Analysis evaluates how well philosophy of religion...

Essays Catholic and Critical: By George P. Schner, SJ

Essays Catholic and Critical: By George P. Schner, SJ

1st Edition

Mark A. Husbands, Philip G. Ziegler
January 07, 2003

This book presents the most significant work of the highly esteemed contemporary theologian George Schner, who died in 2000. Gathering together his writing in the areas of theology and the philosophy of religion, it offers a distinct contribution to our understanding of the prospects and perils of...

Biblical Morality: Moral Perspectives in Old Testament Narratives

Biblical Morality: Moral Perspectives in Old Testament Narratives

1st Edition

Mary E. Mills
December 28, 2001

Biblical Morality explores a selection of Old Testament narratives, drawing out their views on morality to offer a unique perspective on the meaning of the term 'biblical morality'. Mary Mills argues that Old Testament stories build upon a moral vision across the levels of cosmos, community and...

Religion Within the Limits of Language Alone: Wittgenstein on Philosophy and Religion

Religion Within the Limits of Language Alone: Wittgenstein on Philosophy and Religion

1st Edition

Felicity McCutcheon
July 11, 2001

Religion Within the Limits of Language Alone provides a critical examination of the Wittgensteinian philosophers of religion who claim that the word 'God' cannot be understood as referring to a metaphysical being who may or may not exist. McCutcheon traces the arguments offered by these...

Radical Orthodoxy? - A Catholic Enquiry

Radical Orthodoxy? - A Catholic Enquiry

1st Edition

Laurence Paul Hemming
July 07, 2000

Radical Orthodoxy? A Catholic Enquiry is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand 'Radical Orthodoxy', or be in critical dialogue with it. John Milbank, Catherine Pickstock and Graham Ward, the three principal exponents of Radical Orthodoxy, each enter into dialogue with theologians from...

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