Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

by Philip Goodchild
     
 

These original essays reconceive the place of religion for critical thought following the recent 'turn to religion' in Continental philosophy, framing new issues for exploration, including questions of justice, anxiety, and evil; the sublime, and of the soul haunting genetics; how reason may be reshaped by new religious movements and by ritual and experience.

Overview

These original essays reconceive the place of religion for critical thought following the recent 'turn to religion' in Continental philosophy, framing new issues for exploration, including questions of justice, anxiety, and evil; the sublime, and of the soul haunting genetics; how reason may be reshaped by new religious movements and by ritual and experience. Contributors: Pamela Sue Anderson, Gary Banham, Bettina Bergo, John Caputo, Clayton Crockett, Jonathan Ellsworth, Philip Goodchild, Matthew Halteman, Wayne Hudson, Grace Jantzen, Donna Jowett, Greg Sadler, Graham Ward, and Edith Wyschogrod.

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Locating reason in culture and gender, locating reason in theology and spirituality, religion and the limits of reason itself, and reason within the limits of religion alone are the themes of the 15 papers, from the July 2000 Continental Philosophy of Religion conference in Lancaster, Britain attended by scholars of philosophy from Britain, North America, and Australia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823222063
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Perspectives in Continental Philosophy Series
Edition description:
2
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Philip Goodchild is Professor of Theology at Nottingham University

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