A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion - download pdf or read online

By Anthony C. Thiselton

ISBN-10: 0801031206

ISBN-13: 9780801031205

With over 300 entries and subentries on every little thing from agnosticism to Zen philosophy, this authoritative encyclopedia from one of many world's most famed theologians explores the entire significant subject matters within the philosophy of faith. Entries establish key thinkers, phrases, arguments, and ideas. the quantity additionally encompasses a invaluable chronology and an index of names. This encyclopedia used to be formed through years of pupil suggestions. Anthony This elton requested scholars what topics, thinkers, and difficulties in philosophy of faith they discovered so much stimulating and the place they wanted aid, rationalization, and rationalization. The ensuing quantity can assist different scholars navigate their reports with higher ease. it's also a convenient reference for these looking easy accessibility to info on a specific individual or inspiration.

Show description

Read or Download A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion PDF

Similar religion books

New PDF release: Unfinished System of Nonknowledge

A deft reconstruction of what Georges Bataille estimated as a continuation of his paintings los angeles Somme Athéologique, this quantity brings jointly the writings of 1 of the most important French thinkers of the 20th century at the significant subject of his oeuvre. amassing Bataille’s such a lot intimate writings, those essays, aphorisms, notes, and lectures on nonknowledge, sovereignty, and sacrifice make clear and expand Bataille’s radical theology, his philosophy of historical past, and his ecstatic approach to meditation.

Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder by J. M. F. Heath PDF

This booklet is on the interface among visible stories and bible study. For a number of many years, students of visuality were uncovering the importance of daily visible practices, within the feel of learnt behavior of viewing and the assumptions that underpin them. they've got proven that those play a key function in forming and protecting relationships in spiritual devotion and in social existence.

James D. G. Dunn's Jesus and the Spirit: A Study of the Religious and PDF

During this publication James D. G. Dunn explores the character of the spiritual reviews that have been on the leading edge of rising Christianity. Dunn first appears on the spiritual event of Jesus, focusing in particular on his adventure of God by way of his experience of sonship and his cognizance of the Spirit.

Additional resources for A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion

Example text

Barth therefore accepts the notion of an ‘analogy of faith’ but rejects ‘analogy of being’. ‘This is not similarity of being, an analogia entis. , III: 2, sect. 45, 220). This does not, however, exclude communicative interaction. For in an analogy of relation a human being may address God as ‘Thou’, rather than subsuming God within an analogy of being by over-ready uses of ‘he’, ‘she’, or ‘it’. , 243–59). Even among admirers or followers of Barth, some express reservations about whether his insistence on the transcendent otherness of God has perhaps introduced a confusion of categories into the issue of language in religion.

He uses the example of a shipowner who sends people to sea in a ship concerning the seaworthiness of which he has well-founded doubts. Supposedly he persuades himself to ‘believe’ that a kindly Providence will guard this against mishap. It is ‘wrong to believe on insufficient evidence’. In principle Clifford rightly underlines, with Locke, the responsibility and public effects of belief. However, his criteria go beyond Locke’s ‘reasonableness’ to a virtually positivist demand for unambiguous empirical evidence (see empiricism; positivism).

This is ‘objectivity’ in Barth’s sense. barth’s reformulation of the traditional view of analogy Barth’s Church Dogmatics covers a huge range of topics: revelation and the Word of God; the doctrine of God, the Trinity, and Christology; creation and humankind (four large volumes in the English translation), yet more on reconciliation and redemption. Yet a constant theme remains ‘the Godhead of God . . God is God’ (Church Dogmatics, IV: 2, sect. 64, 101). Such a God is self-giving. Thus we see glimpses of his self-giving Fatherhood in the derivative concept of human fatherliness.

Download PDF sample

A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion by Anthony C. Thiselton

by William

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 49 votes