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.
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.
Quatremere's Moral Considerations (1815) highlights fine art as it was then being displayed in public art museums and questions whether public art museums can properly serve the fine arts or can only serve imperialism. Ruprecht provides an English translation of this work that is still relevant today.
This book brings together people's intuitions, philosophical theories, and principles of Jewish ethics to suggest where our values should lead us. The author argues that a moral freedom of respect upholds freedom of the Self and respect for the Other.
This collection examines the topic of time in Augustine of Hippo. By placing Augustine into conversation with theologians and philosophers from the Islamic, Christian, and Buddhist traditions, the goal is to demonstrate the ongoing relevance of Augustine's account of temporality across historical, cultural, and religious boundaries.
With language we name and define all things, and by studying our use of language, rhetoricians can provide an account of these things and thus of our lived experience. The concept of the sacred, however, raises the prospect of the existence of phenomena that transcend the human and physical and cannot be expressed fully by language. The sacred ......
This constructive theological work enhances Tillich's German religious socialism by creatively integrating it with Tillich's theological insights throughout his American career. Bringing Tillich into conversation with contemporary developments in just peacemaking, this book presents a refurbished version of religious socialism.
Paradox and contradiction constitute the two ways of the world. Polka traces these ideas and the way they have shaped the Western philosophical world view through close readings of Montaigne, Descartes, Spinoza, and Vico.