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The Underlying Religion

Title: The Underlying Religion: An introduction to the Perennial Philosophy Editors: Lings, Martin and Clinton Minnaar Publisher: World Wisdom, Inc. Date: 2007 ISBN: 978-1-933316-43-7 The Underlying Religion is a work which will be useful to students of comparative philosophy of religion. The introduction states that “the essays compiled in this anthology are intended to provide […]

The God of Philosophy

Title: The God of Philosophy: an introduction to the philosophy of religion Editors: Jackson, Roy Publisher: TPM Date: 2001 ISBN: 0-9537611-1-8 The author states in the introduction to this philosophy of religion textbook that his target audience is those who are interested in the subject  whether they are studying in a formal way, or just […]

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion

Title: The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion Editors: Meister, Chad and Paul Copan Publisher: Routledge Date: 2007 ISBN: 0-415-38038-3 The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion is an extensive collection of 64 readings from a wide variety of authors. These readings are grouped under headings including philosophical issues in the major world religions, key […]

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 […]

Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series

Series Title: Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series Series Editor: Irwin, William. Publisher: Blackwell The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series, according to its editor, is designed to ‘get philosophy out of the ivory tower by publishing books about smart popular culture for serious fans. With each volume in this series we seek to teach […]

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. […]