Category: Religious Philosophy

Essentielle Befreiung: Der diamantene Weg des Herzens by A.H. Almaas,Peter Brandenburg

By A.H. Almaas,Peter Brandenburg

Band II der in Amerika besonders populären Diamond center sequence liegt nun auch in deutscher Sprache vor.

In dieser Reihe sind Vorträge von A.H. Almaas zu wesentlichen Fragen menschlichen Lebens und der inneren Suche zusammengestellt.

Auch geht er ausführlich auf typische Fragen zu den verschiedensten Themen ein, die auf dem Weg zu innerer Verwirklichung von Bedeutung sind.

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The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Religion (Blackwell by William E. Mann

By William E. Mann

The Blackwell consultant to the Philosophy of Religion beneficial properties fourteen new essays written via one of the most favourite philosophers operating within the box.

  • Contributors contain Linda Zabzeski, Hugh McCann, Brian Leftow, Gareth B. Matthews, William L. Rowe, Elliott Sober, Derk Pereboom, Alfred J. Freddoso, William P. Alston, William J. Wainwright, Peter van Inwagen, Philip Kitcher and Philip Quinn.
  • Features fourteen newly commissioned essays.
  • Provides a finished therapy of the key difficulties within the philosophy of religion.
  • Surveys the sphere and provides particular arguments.

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Pascal the Philosopher: An Introduction by Graeme Hunter

By Graeme Hunter

Blaise Pascal has constantly been liked as a literary monstrous and a non secular consultant, yet has bought in basic terms grudging attractiveness as a thinker: philosophers have wrong Pascal’s harsh feedback in their self-discipline as a rejection of it.  yet based on Graeme Hunter, Pascal’s critics have easily did not seize his lean, yet robust notion of philosophy. This accessibly written publication offers the 1st creation to Pascal’s philosophy as an natural whole.

Hunter argues that Pascal’s goal isn't purely to humble philosophy, yet to put it aside from a type of failure to which it truly is providers. He lays out Pascal’s improvement of a extra promising and fruitful direction for philosophical inquiry, person who spoke back to the medical, non secular, and political upheaval of his time. eventually, Hunter illuminates Pascal’s importance for modern readers, permitting him to become the infrequent thinker who's non secular, literary, and rigorous unexpectedly – either an excellent controversialist and a philosopher of substance.

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Philosophical Atheism: Counter Apologetics and Arguments for by R.N. Carmona,Evan Malone

By R.N. Carmona,Evan Malone

instead of equip atheists with methods of knowing and working with arguments for God, the hot Atheists would go away them fullyyt in need of. fortunately, their method of faith isn’t the single procedure to be had to us. There are philosophical ways to faith. There aren’t in simple terms methods of facing theistic arguments, yet there are methods of devising arguments for atheism. those arguments could serve to debase theistic perspectives and identify grounds for concluding that there's no god. This paintings specializes in countering universal theistic arguments and delivering arguments for atheism with a purpose to exhibit how such arguments bolster a better physique of facts than these in prefer of theism.

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Pope Leo XIII And the Prayer to St. Michael: An Historical by Kevin Symonds,Kent Garrett,John Parrot,Justin

By Kevin Symonds,Kent Garrett,John Parrot,Justin Eldracher,Bishop Athanasius Schneider

on the threshold of the 20 th century, a century of unheard militant atheism and anti-human enormous political regimes, Pope Leo XIII gave to the Church the well-known prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel, which he ordered to be recited around the globe via each one priest and the devoted after a non-chanted Mass. an identical Pope gave crucial prayer of a normal exorcism opposed to the infestations of devil and the evil spirits. This exorcism will be recited by means of clergymen with the permission of his usual. Pope Leo XIII himself recited this exorcism a number of instances in the course of the day.

… it might be very necessary to begin a world petition that the Holy See may well prescribe back the recitation of the prayer to St. Michael after the Holy Mass in all Catholic church buildings. in addition, all clergymen and bishops can be inspired to recite usually the final exorcism opposed to devil in response to the formulation of Pope Leo XIII. the final recovery of the minor order of exorcist might even be a transparent witness to the fact that the Church on the earth is the Church Militant and that each actual Christian needs to be a soldier of Christ (miles Christi). The Church is the Church of Christ the invincible King of kings, and the real victory over the realm is the Catholic religion (1 John five, 4). St. Michael and the Holy Angels are our brothers and fellows within the worship, the struggle, and the victory of the Lord of the heavenly military and heaven and earth are choked with His glory.

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The Book of Divine Magic (Izvor Collection 226) by Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov

By Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov

precise magic, divine magic, is composed in placing all one's powers, all one's wisdom, on the carrier of the dominion of God on earth.Very few magicians reach this larger point, the extent at which they're at no cost of any own curiosity even in magical practices themselves and feature outgrown all wish to command the spirits for the delight in their personal objectives; the extent at which they've got just one wish: that of operating within the mild and for the sunshine. those that succeed in this point are real theurgists: all that they do is completely disinterested; they're actual benefactors of mankind.

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Macroeconomic Dynamics: An Essay in Circulation Analysis, by Bernard Lonergan,Patrick, H. Byrne,Frederick, G.

By Bernard Lonergan,Patrick, H. Byrne,Frederick, G. Lawrence,Jr., Charles, C. Hefling

Few theologians in historical past have matched Bernard Lonergan's variety of studying. Fewer nonetheless have written at the "dismal technology" of economics. Rooted so solidly within the matters of this international, economics isn't a self-discipline we go together with the extra rarified pursuit of theology. during this long-awaited quantity, Lonergan demonstrates the short-sightedness of this view.

This spouse quantity to For a brand new Political Economy (Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan, quantity 21) maintains the paintings of bringing jointly some of the parts of Lonergan's financial idea. His fiscal writings span 40 years and symbolize essentially the most very important highbrow achievements of the 20 th century. they've got formerly been inaccessible outdoor of the Lonergan learn neighborhood because the majority of them haven't been officially released, and exist simply as a bunch of unfinished essays and fabric for classes on economics taught by way of Lonergan.

Lonergan's financial principles song a special line of notion from that taken through modern economists.

Macroeconomic Dynamics: An Essay in stream Analysis represents the commercial considered Lonergan on the finish of his occupation. His research, whereas taking a clean examine primary variables, breaks from centralist concept and perform in the direction of a appreciably democratic standpoint on surplus source of revenue and non-political regulate, and explores extra totally the tips brought in For a brand new Political Economy.

This paintings can be learn not just by way of economists but additionally through liberation theologians, political theologians, and others in and out of non secular companies drawn to social justice matters and substitute ways to economics.

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Spinoza: The Ethics of an Outlaw by Ivan Segré,David Broder

By Ivan Segré,David Broder

Spinoza is without doubt one of the so much arguable and asymmetrical thinkers within the culture and background of contemporary ecu philosophy. because the seventeenth century, his paintings has aroused a number of the fiercest and so much severe polemics within the self-discipline. From his expulsion from the synagogue and onwards, Spinoza hasn't ever ceased to embrace the secular, heretical and self-loathing Jew. Ivan Segré, a thinker and celebrated pupil of the Talmud, discloses the conservative underpinnings that experience lively Spinoza's numerable critics and antagonists.

Through a detailed examining of Leo Strauss and a number of modern Jewish thinkers, such as Jean-Claude Milner and Benny Levy (Sartre's final secretary), Spinoza: the Ethics of an Outlaw aptly delineates the typical reason for Spinoza's modern censors: an specific hatred of cause and its emancipatory capability. Spinoza's radical heresy lies in his rejection of any and all blind adherence to Biblical legislation, and in his plea for the liberty and autonomy of concept. Segré reclaims Spinoza as a devoted interpreter of the innovative power contained in the outdated Testament.

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Being at Home in the World: A New Christian Apologetic by Mark S. McLeod-Harrison,Philip Smith

By Mark S. McLeod-Harrison,Philip Smith

Being at domestic on this planet is a e-book of Christian Apologetics. yet Mark McLeod-Harrison and Phil Smith do not guard Christian religion; in its place, they invite readers into religion. during making this invitation, the authors elevate suspicions opposed to sleek naturalism, provide respectful criticisms of significant religions, and clarify how Christian ideals supply an organizing heart of a flourishing human lifestyles. Their invitation to Christian religion is philosophically subtle, however it is usually sincere and private; McLeod-Harrison and Smith inform their very own tales of the way they grew up as Christians and why they continue to be believers.

"This is a crucial booklet. it's a heart-felt, candid, sincere, and winsome testimony of 2 Christian students who're involved, passionately, approximately dwelling a mature, built-in, Christian lifestyles. Professors instructing foundational classes at the Christian integration of religion, lifestyles, and studying will locate Being at domestic on this planet a considerate, precious, and compelling universal interpreting for his or her students."
--Steven D. Fratt
Trinity foreign University.

"Being at domestic on the planet is a clean, unique therapy of the methods Christian religion keeps to make experience within the postmodern international and of the way postmodern humans may well, with the aid of Christian religion, start to make larger feel in their lives. The authors write in a truly own means concerning the varieties of purposes many readers will really locate persuasive, focusing particularly on what it capability to flourish as a human person."
--C. Stephen Evans
Baylor University

Mark McLeod-Harrison is Professor of Philosophy at George Fox college in Newberg, Oregon. he's the writer of Repairing Eden: Humility, Mysticism, and the Existential challenge of variety (2005), Make/Believing the World(s) (2009), and Apologizing for God (2010).

Philip Smith is Professor of Philosophy at George Fox college in Newberg, Oregon. he's the writer of The advantage of Civility within the perform of Politics (2002) and a unique, the center of the ocean (2008).

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Cavell, Companionship, and Christian Theology (AAR by Peter Dula

By Peter Dula

In fresh many years, theologians and philosophers of faith have engaged in a lively debate in regards to the prestige and nature of ecclesiology. all through this debate, they've got discovered assets for his or her arguments in strategies of political philosophy, really communitarianism and political liberalism. during this groundbreaking examine, Peter Dula turns as an alternative to the paintings of thinker Stanley Cavell, reading the ways that Cavell's knowing of companionship contributes to the controversy over church and community.

Since the Sixties, Stanley Cavell has been the main category-defying thinker in North the USA, in addition to one of many least understood. Philosophers didn't be aware of what to make of his deep engagement with literature and picture, or, stranger but, together with his openness to theological matters. during this, the 1st English research of Cavell and theology, Dula areas Cavell in dialog with a few of the philosophers such a lot influential in modern theology: Alasdair MacIntyre, Martha Nussbaum and John Rawls. He then examines Cavell's courting to Christian theology, laying off gentle at the repeated appearances of the determine of Christ in Cavell's writings.

Cavell, Companionship, and Christian Theology unearths in Cavell's account of skepticism and acknowledgment a transformative source for theological discussions - not only of ecclesiology, yet of sin, salvation and the life of God.

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