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Religions special issue CFP: Literature and Eco-theology

Message from the Guest Editor Dear Colleagues, Systematic and philosophical theologians within the Christian tradition are increasingly having recourse to literary texts with which to do creative theological work, while the religious turn in critical and cultural theory has given new impetus to the interdisciplinary field of literature and theology, with increased attention to the […]

Dr. Alexei Bodrov Festschrift: Theology of Freedom: Religious and Anthropological Foundations of Freedom in a Global Context

Now available, a Festschrift Honouring the 60th Birthday of Dr. Alexei BodrovIrina Yazykova: Theology of Freedom. Religious and Anthropological Foundations of Freedom in a Global Context, edited by Irina Yazykova. The problem of freedom has been a central theme of Christian theology from the very beginning. The interrelation of internal (e.g. freedom from sin, Jn […]

New in the Veritas series by Caitlin Smith Gilson: Subordinated Ethics

Now available in the Veritas series from Cascade Books (Wipf & Stock): Subordinated Ethics: Natural Law and Moral Miscellany in Aquinas and Dostoyevsky, by Caitlin Smith Gilson, with a foreword by Eric Austin Lee. Purchase: Cascade Books | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Book description: With Dostoyevsky’s Idiot and Aquinas’ Dumb Ox as guides, this book seeks to […]

New from Angelico Press: The Meaning of Idealism, by Pavel Florensky

Newly available from Angelico Press, The Meaning of Idealism: The Metaphysics of Genus and Countenance, by Pavel Florensky, translated by Boris Jakim (September 18, 2020; 108 pp+). Purchase: Angelico Press Book description: Pavel Florensky’s treatment of Platonism in the present work is one of the most important studies on this subject ever written. The great […]

Books by Professor Tom McLeish

By Professor Tom McLeish: The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art (Oxford University Press; May 2019; 384pp). Purchase: OUP | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com Book description: What human qualities are needed to make scientific discoveries, and which to make great art? Many would point to ‘imagination’ and ‘creativity’ in the second […]

Cyril O’Regan: Articles on Church Life Journal

Cyril O’Regan is the Catherine F. Huisking Chair in Theology at the University of Notre Dame. His latest book is the first installment of a multi-volume intellectual history of Gnosticism in modernity, The Anatomy of Misremembering, Volume 1: Hegel. Below are O’Regan’s most recent articles published in Church Life Journal: A Journal of the McGrath Institute for Church Life: […]

Now available in Veritas: Hide and Seek: The Sacred Art of Indirect Communication, by Benson P. Fraser

Now available in the Veritas series: Hide and Seek: The Sacred Art of Indirect Communication, by Benson P. Fraser. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock] Book description: As bearers of the divine image, all of us are storytellers and artists. However, few people today believe in truth that is not empirically knowable or verifiable, the sort of […]

Conference: The Future of Christian Thinking

The Future of Christian Thinking An international conference hosted by St Patrick’s College, Maynooth Today, perhaps more than ever before, Christian thought faces unprecedented challenges; ranging from a denial of metaphysics, to previously unforeseen ethico-moral questions arising from contemporary science and ever-advancing technologies, to a full-blown economizing of the political, to name just some of […]

Now available in Veritas: Exorcising Philosophical Modernity, ed. Philip John Paul Gonzales

Now available in the Veritas series: Exorcising Philosophical Modernity: Cyril O’Regan and Christian Discourse after Modernity, edited by Philip John Paul Gonzales. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk ] What should Christian discourse look like after philosophical modernity? In one manner or another the essays in this volume seek to confront and intellectually exorcise […]

Now available: Can We Believe in People? by Stephen R. L. Clark

Now available from Angelico Press: Can We Believe in People? Human Significance in an Interconnected Cosmos by Stephen R. L. Clark, with a foreword by Catherine Pickstock. [Purchase: Paperback | Cloth] Description: The view that humanity is “in the image and likeness of God” has influenced the past two millennia of European history, and retains […]

New from William C. Hackett: Philosophy in Word & Name

Now available from Angelico Press: Philosophy in Word & Name: Myth, Wisdom, Apocalypse, by William C. Hackett. [Purchase: Paperback | Cloth] Description: MYTH. WISDOM. APOCALYPSE. Three words of ancient pedigree offering the seeker a promise: to unlock the door of understanding to the highest and best things—the divine things. Three keys, then, for a “Philosophy in […]

One-Day Event: The Future of Hylomorphism

University of Nottingham Centre of Theology and Philosophy The Future of Hylomorphism: Something and Someone to Talk about One-Day Event Thursday 30 April 2020 10am-6pm Humanities A03 University of Nottingham For more information, please contact: conor.cunningham@nottingham.ac.uk Speakers: Robert Koons, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas Anna Marmodoro, Professor of Metaphysics, University of Durham David S Oderberg, Professor of […]

Special Issue of Religions CFP: “Science, Theology and Metaphysics”

Special Issue Information Dear Colleagues, Sergei Bulgakov made the profound point that ‘Science is an answer to a question that precedes it’. Profound as this is, it often goes unnoticed. In so doing, cultural divides are generated, divides that accommodate acrimonious encounter, if there be encounter between disciplines at all. Yet it is not simply […]

Macrina Magazine: Fresh Philosophical Engagements with an Ancient Faith

New online publication: Macrina Magazine: Fresh Philosophical Engagements with an Ancient Faith Macrina Magazine is an online Christian philosophical journal that offers readers a platform to explore faith, politics, and culture critically and creatively. We seek to offer a respite for overstimulated yet undernourished minds that are hungry for more substantial reflection than the twenty-four-hour […]

Now available: Seven Brief Lessons on Magic, by Paul Tyson

Now out from Cascade Books, Seven Brief Lessons on Magic, by Paul Tyson. Is magic real? Could anything be real that can’t be quantified or scientifically investigated? Are qualities like love, beauty, and goodness really just about hormones and survival? Are strangely immaterial things, like thought and personhood, fully explainable in scientific terms? Does nature itself […]

Now available: The Apocalypse of Wisdom: Louis Bouyer’s Theological Recovery of the Cosmos

Now available from Angelico Press, The Apocalypse of Wisdom: Louis Bouyer’s Theological Recovery of the Cosmos, by Keith Lemna. Although the French Oratorian priest Louis Bouyer was one of the most comprehensive, influential, and prescient theologians of the twentieth century, only in recent years have some major European studies begun to uncover the rich treasury […]

New in the Veritas series: Cosmology without God?, by David Alcalde

Now available in the Veritas series: Cosmology without God?: The Problematic Theology Inherent in Modern Cosmology, by Fr. David Alcalde, with a foreword by Michael Hanby. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock] Is God a superfluous hypothesis for modern cosmology? According to the normal understanding of modern science, the answer should be affirmative because modern science is supposed […]

Notable: Kierkegaard’s Theological Sociology, by Paul Tyson

Now available from Cascade Books, Kierkegaard’s Theological Sociology: Prophetic Fire for the Present Age, by Paul Tyson. Purchase: Cascade | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Kierkegaard developed a distinctive type of sociology in the 1840s—a theological sociology. Looking at society through the lens of analysis categories such as worship, sin, and faith, Kierkegaard developed a profoundly insightful […]

CFP: Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference

The Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference (PMR) at Villanova University invites you to participate in its 44th International PMR Conference October 18-20, 2019 As always, the PMR makes an OPEN CALL to scholars, institutions, and societies to propose Papers, Panels, or Sponsored Sessions in all areas and topics in LATE ANTIQUITY/PATRISTICS, BYZANTINE STUDIES, MEDIEVAL […]

IAI panel: Trouble with Heaven: Why does the dark and dangerous attract us?

Trouble with Heaven: Why does the dark and the dangerous attract us? From Milton’s Paradise Lost to bad boys and femmes fatales, we are seduced by the dark and dangerous. Why does the devil have all the best tunes? Have we sanitised the good and made it vacuous, through religion as well as philosophy? Could […]

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