By Jeffrey J. Jordan
PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: the key thinkers contains 9 new essays by means of Michael Tooley, Richard Gale, William Hasker, William Rowe, Graham Oppy, Peter Byrne, Mark Wynn, Katherin Rogers, David Johnson, and Jeff Jordan, which explain and evaluate the relevant rules and arguments of the Philosophy of faith - together with the Ontological argument, the Cosmological argument, the Argument from layout, Pascal's guess, the ethical argument, the argument from non secular adventure, the matter of evil - and why these rules and arguments are nonetheless relevant.
By Paul O'Grady
By Klaus Carl, Parkstone
In the course of the Renaissance, Italian painters could regularly depict the other halves in their buyers as Madonnas, frequently rendering them extra appealing than they really have been. Over centuries in non secular work, the Madonna has been provided because the clement and protecting mom of God. even though, with the passing of time, Mary steadily misplaced a few of her religious features and have become extra mortal and available to human sentiments. Virgin pics illuminates this evolution and includes extraordinary works by way of Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Rubens, Fouquet, Dalí, and Kahlo. Read more...
By Claire Hoertz Badaracco
The therapeutic powers of drugs and prayer are frequently media headlines. no longer explored is how media itself has formed renowned principles approximately faith and healthiness. Prescribing religion lines the confluence of medication, media and faith from mid-nineteenth century American tradition to the current day. Badaracco examines how media portrays the connection among non secular religion and drugs, exhibiting that the connection is one fraught with clash of curiosity, controversy, and paradox. Prescribing religion deals important perception into deconstructing faith and drugs as formed by way of ultra-modern media. Read more...
By Kantik Ghosh
It is a examine of the Wycliffite heresy, in a different way often called Lollardy, which flourished in England within the past due fourteenth and early 15th centuries. Kantik Ghosh examines significant texts by way of John Wyclif, William Woodford, Nicolas Love, Thomas Netter in addition to the nameless authors of the English Wycliffite Sermons, in addition to a variety of scholastic, homiletic and meditative texts in Latin and English. regardless of the final destiny of Lollardy as a spiritual move, he finds that the debates it initiated effectively replaced the highbrow panorama of britain.
By Graham Ward
This paintings through Graham Ward, the most visionary theologians of his new release, includes 9 interrelated reviews of representations of Christ. Drawn from resources as diversified because the New testomony and twentieth-century continental philosophy, Ward develops his personal unique incarnational theology. From his exploration of latest different types comparable to the physique, gender, wish, politics and the elegant, a Christology emerges that's either rooted in Scriptural exegesis and anxious with today’s cultural matters; and a imaginative and prescient seems of the chances for residing oriented in the direction of the nice, the genuine, the attractive and the simply.
By C. Lindholm
In line with Max Weber, aura is against bureaucratic order. This assortment unearths the bounds of that formulation. The participants exhibit how air of mystery is part of cultural frameworks whereas keeping its ecstatic personality between American and Italian Catholics, Syrian Sufis, Taiwanese Buddhists, Hassidic Jews, and Amazonian shamans, between others.