A guide for souls seeking clarity in complex times. This book includes essays that focus on restoring ourselves to our full birthright as beings "made in God's image and explore themes such as genius, intelligence, character, and prayer.
An Intellectual Correspondence from the Tenth Century
Questions and answers from two great philosophers Why is laughter contagious? Why do mountains exist? Why do we long for the past, even if it is scarred by suffering? Spanning a vast array of subjects that range from the philosophical to the theological, from the philological to the scientific, The Philosopher Responds is the record of a set of ......
Materialism Versus Creationism from Antiquity to the Present
Illuminates the historical evolution of the materialist critique - that is, explaining the world in terms of itself - from antiquity onwards through engaging the work of Plato, Aristotle, Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, and Stephen Jay Gould, among others. This book offers empowering tools to understand and defend critical and scientific reasoning.
A novel treatment of a group of early Christian authors, demonstrating that their behavior and self-presentation were shaped by the norms of Roman intellectual culture, and not simply by factors internal to Christianity.
The Handbook of Philosophy and Religion is a one-volume examination of the most salient concepts that sit at the intersection of religion and philosophy. This book grounds readers in the mysteries that have evoked wonder and consternation for millennia, such as the nature of divinity in relation to humanity, the legitimacy of religious experience ......
This book argues that Whitehead's introduction of God into his process metaphysics renders it incoherent. Replacing roles assigned to God with the powers inherent in finite entities, George Allan recovers a coherent presentation of the truth of time's primacy, using Whitehead's major writings.
Evil and Givenness describes a phenomenological situation exclusive to evil. The central concept in this work, the thanatonic, identifies that phenomenality proper to evil, arriving by a parasitic mode of givenness and manifesting itself through four figures: trauma, the evil eye, the foreign-body, and the abject.