Category: Philosophical Areas

Philosophy of Religion A-Z

Title: Philosophy of Religion A-Z Author: Quinn, Patrick Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Ltd. Date: 2005 ISBN: 0-74860-2211-0 Philosophy of Religion A-Z is a philosophical dictionary with similarities to a concise encyclopedia. It gives short clear answers with enough depth to be useful but not so much as to be overly complex for the younger student.

Ten Essential Texts in the Philosophy of Religion

Title: Ten Essential Texts in the Philosophy of Religion: Classics and Contemporary Issues Author: Cahn, Steven Publisher: Oxford University Press Date: 2005 ISBN: 0195171004 This volume presents 10 classical texts of religious philosophy which the authors regard as essential to an introductory course. These include writings by Plato, Anselm, Aquinas, David Humes and William James. […]

Thinking about God

Title: Thinking about God: first steps in philosophy Author: Ganssle, Gregory E. Publisher: InterVarsity Press Date: 2004 ISBN: 0-8308-2784-6 This book by Gregory Ganssle is pitched at young people who are high school aged or above. It presents the main arguments for belief in God in an easily accessible way. According to philosophy professor Steve […]

Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion

Title: Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion Author: Reese, William L. Publisher: Humanities Press International, Inc. Date: 1996 ISBN: 0-391-03865-6 This extensive dictionary of philosophy and religion covers both Eastern and Western thought, and is to some extent also an encyclopedia. Both teachers and senior students may find that it helps to clarify jargon and introduce […]

A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion

Title: A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion Author: Thiselton, Anthony C. Publisher: Oneworld Publications Date: 2002 ISBN: 1-85168-301-1 This encyclopedia offers background information on many of the words which philosophy of religion students are likely to come across. The entries for each term are quite long and complex although cross-references make them easier […]

Teach Yourself Philosophy of Religion

Title: Teach Yourself Philosophy of Religion Author: Thompson, Mel Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited Date: 2003 ISBN: 0071496998 The purpose of this introductory textbook to philosophy of religion by Mel Thompson is to introduce key concepts in this area, set out some arguments for and against religious beliefs and point out the limits of rational debate. […]

Global Philosophy of Religion

Title: Global Philosophy of Religion: A Short Introduction Author: Runzo, Joseph Publisher: Oneworld Publications Date: 2001 ISBN: 1-85168-235-X The author Joseph Runzo states the aim of this book is to “encourage the reader to enlarge his or her thoughts by comparing and contrasting the philosophical insights offered by the different World Religions and examining the […]

Heinemann Philosophy of Religion textbook

Title: Heinemann Advanced Religious Studies: Philosophy of Religion Author: Richards, H.J. Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers Date: 1998 ISBN: 0-435-30824-6 This is a study guide which was published in 1998 for UK A level Philosophy of Religion exams. It includes the main arguments for and against belief in God; the attributes of God in traditional Western […]

Who Knows

Title: Who Knows? A Study of Religious Consciousness Author: Smullyan, Raymond M. Publisher: Indiana University Press Date: 2003 ISBN: 0-253-21574-9 Who Knows? is written by Raymond Smullyan, a retired professor of philosophy. It has an easygoing linguistic style with many anecdotes, but it deals with some challenging ideas in the philosophy of religion. The book […]

Who or What is God

Chapter Title: Who or What is God? Book Title: Who or What is God? Author: Hick, John Chapter Pages: Chapter 25, p.1-13 Publisher: SCM Press Date: 2008 ISBN: 978-0-334-04184-9 This is the first chapter of a book by John Hick called Who or What is God? in which the author addresses this question with reference […]