Eternal God: A Study of God without Time by Paul Helm

By Paul Helm

Many theologians and philosophers of faith now declare that the classical Christian view that God exists in undying eternity is incoherent. not easy that declare, Helm argues that divine timelessness is grounded within the thought of God as writer, and that this on my own makes attainable a formal account of divine omniscience. He considers the various results of divine timelessness, relatively because it impacts either divine and human freedom, and examines a few of the alleged difficulties approximately bearing on God-- concluding with a hooked up remedy of the most innovations in philosophical theology.

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In Search of Grace: A Journey Across America's Landscape of by Kristin Hahn

By Kristin Hahn

After years as a Hollywood author and filmmaker, Kristin Hahn felt a challenge of religion: she had no religious staff she may name her personal. commencing on a three-year trip, she started an research of America's spiritual traditions, practices, and ideology. Crisscrossing the kingdom, Hahn spent every week cloistered in prayer with convent nuns and a month of Ramadan fasting with Muslims. She went door-to-door with younger Mormon missionaries and head-to-head with turbaned Sikh yogis. She sat via marathon meditations with Buddhist masters and spent days in dialog and rite with an 0jibwe drugs guy. Her explorations uncovered her to the wealthy, historic tradition of the Jews and taken her into the enclaves of Christian Scientists and Amish farmers, in addition to the fewer conventional nation-states of Scientology, neopagan witchcraft, and the congregations of new-age professionals. And this was once in basic terms the start. Openhearted, funny, and continually considerate, looking for Grace deals nourishment for our non secular starvation -- and a myriad of the way to discover a spiritual domestic.

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Holy Sci-Fi!: Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect by Paul J. Nahin

By Paul J. Nahin

Can a working laptop or computer have a soul? Are faith and technology together particular? Is there rather the sort of factor as loose will? when you might time shuttle to go to Jesus, could you (and may still you)? for centuries, philosophers, scientists and technology fiction writers have contemplated those questions and lots of more.

In Holy Sci-Fi!, well known author Paul Nahin explores the fertile and occasionally uneasy courting among technology fiction and faith. With a scope spanning the background of faith, philosophy and literature, Nahin follows non secular issues in technological know-how fiction from Feynman to Foucault and from Asimov to Aristotle.

An interesting trip via well known and well-loved books and tales, Holy Sci-Fi! indicates how sci-fi has proficient humanity's attitudes in the direction of our faiths, our destiny and ourselves.

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Reading Leo Strauss: Politics, Philosophy, Judaism by Steven B. Smith

By Steven B. Smith

Curiosity in Leo Strauss is larger now than at any time considering that his dying, normally end result of the purported hyperlink among his inspiration and the political circulation often called neoconservatism. Steven B. Smith, even though, unusually depicts Strauss now not because the excessive priest of neoconservatism yet as a pal of liberal democracy—perhaps the easiest defender democracy has ever had. in addition, in studying Leo Strauss, Smith exhibits that Strauss’s safety of liberal democracy used to be heavily attached to his skepticism of both the severe Left and severe Right.Smith asserts that this philosophical skepticism outlined Strauss’s suggestion. It used to be as a skeptic, Smith argues, that Strauss thought of the possible irreconcilable clash among cause and revelation—a clash Strauss dubbed the “theologico-political problem.” Calling this challenge “the topic of my investigations,” Strauss requested an analogous basic query all through his lifestyles: what's the relation of the political order to revelation commonly and Judaism in particular?  Smith organizes his booklet with this query, first addressing Strauss’s perspectives on faith after which reading his inspiration on philosophical and political issues.In his research of those philosophical and political matters, Smith assesses Strauss’s try and direct the instructing of political technology clear of the exam of mass habit and curiosity staff politics and towards the learn of the philosophical ideas on which politics are established. along with his provocative, lucid essays, Smith is going a ways towards developing a particular kind of Straussian liberalism.

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Friedrich Schleiermacher als Philosoph by Andreas Arndt

By Andreas Arndt

As a thinker, Schleiermacher has regularly been overshadowed through his contemporaries. This publication goals to bare Schleiermacher as an self reliant contributor to classical German philosophy. It inquires concerning the philosophical heart of gravity of Schleiermacher's correct texts, drafts, and lectures, the theoretical tools with which he operated, and his right position within the philosophical circulation of his time.

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Aquinas: A New Introduction by John Peterson

By John Peterson

Aquinas presents an in-depth research of simple philosophical techniques within the considered Aquinas. those thoughts comprise: being, essence, life, shape, topic, fact, goodness, freedom and necessity, wisdom, keen and selecting, and correct motion. those principles are approached from an analytical viewpoint however the research isn't incredibly technical, which permits novices to persist with the dialogue.

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Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry by M. M. Pattison Muir

By M. M. Pattison Muir

The tale of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry is gifted right here in a top quality paperback version. This renowned vintage paintings by means of M. M. Pattison Muir is within the English language. when you benefit from the works of M. M. Pattison Muir then we hugely suggest this book on your booklet assortment.

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Aquinas’s Way to God: The Proof in De Ente et Essentia by Gaven Kerr

By Gaven Kerr

Gaven Kerr presents the 1st book-length learn of St. Thomas Aquinas's a lot ignored evidence for the life of God in De Ente et Essentia bankruptcy four. He bargains a latest presentation, interpretation, and security of this evidence, starting with an account of the metaphysical ideas utilized by Aquinas after which describing how they're hired in the facts to set up the lifestyles of God. alongside the best way, Kerr engages modern authors who've addressed Aquinas's or related reasoning.

The facts constructed within the De Ente is, on Kerr's studying, autonomous of the various different proofs in Aquinas's corpus and immune to the normal classificatory schemes of proofs of God. through utilising a ancient and hermeneutical know-how of the philosophical matters provided through Aquinas's proposal and comparing such philosophical concerns with analytical precision, Kerr is ready to go through the evidence and evaluation what Aquinas is asserting, and even if what he's asserting is true.

By technique of an research of 1 of Aquinas's earliest proofs, Kerr highlights a foundational argument that's current during the even more mostly studied Thomistic writings, and brings it to undergo in the context of analytical philosophy, displaying its relevance to the modern reader.

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Theopoetic folds : philosophizing multifariousness by Roland Faber, Jeremy Fackenthal

By Roland Faber, Jeremy Fackenthal

The chapters during this publication discover how the time period theopoetics contributes to state of the art paintings in theology, philosophy literature, and sociology.

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This booklet explores a "theopoetics" of multiplicity, the way it contributes to scholarship at the fringe of theology, philosophy, literature, and sociology, the way it questions the institution of the Read more...

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