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New from Angelico Press: The Dream-Child’s Progress and Other Essays, by David Bentley Hart

Just out from Angelico Press: The Dream-Child’s Progress and Other Essays, by David Bentley Hart (February 10, 2017; 358pp+). [Purchase: Angelico Press] By turns champion of the Christian difference and voice of dissent; friend to Moley and Water Rat and scourge to those of scientistic bent—these are but a few of the many guises of David […]

Available in the Veritas series: Wealth of Persons: Economics with a Human Face

Available in the Veritas series: Wealth of Persons: Economics with a Human Face, by John McNerney, with a foreword by David Walsh. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock] Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century initiated a great debate not just about inequality but also regarding the failures found in the economic models used by theoreticians and practitioners alike. […]

New videos in the ‘Why Study?’ series with Conor Cunningham

Why Study Life Before Death Why Study Transcendentals Why Study Phenomenology   See more videos in the ‘Why Study’ series here.

Lumen Christi Institute 2017 Summer Seminars

Now in their ninth year, the Lumen Christi Institute’s Summer Seminars in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition are open to graduate students in the humanities, social sciences, and other relevant areas of study. Room, board, and a travel stipend are included for those whose applications are accepted. Each seminar  includes five days of intensive discussion based on […]

Now Available: Immediacy and Meaning: J. K. Huysmans and the Immemorial Origin of Metaphysics

Now available: Immediacy and Meaning: J. K. Huysmans and the Immemorial Origin of Metaphysics, by Caitlin Smith Gilson (Bloomsbury Academic; 9 Feb. 2017; 323pp+); [Purchase: Bloomsbury | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Immediacy and Meaning seeks to approach the odd uneasiness at root in all metaphysical meaning; that the human knower attempts to mediate what cannot be […]

Conference CFP: Polis, Ontology, Ecclesial Event: Engaging with Christos Yannaras’ Thought

International conference: POLIS, ONTOLOGY, ECCLESIAL EVENT Engaging with Christos Yannaras’ Thought A Conference on Modern Orthodox Theology 27-28 March 2017, Eastwood Room (Office of Post-Doctoral Affairs, University of Cambridge, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX) More information: tinyurl.com/yann17 CALL FOR PAPERS We welcome paper proposals (20mins) on Christos Yannaras’ thought, work and relevance to areas […]

Just released: Socrates and Other Saints, by Darius Karłowicz

Just released in the KALOS book series: Socrates and Other Saints: Early Christian Understandings of Reason and Philosophy, by Darius Karłowicz, translated by Artur Sebastian Rosman and with a foreword by Rémi Brague. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock] Many contemporary writers misunderstand early Christian views on philosophy because they identify the critical stances of the ante-Nicene fathers […]

Available in the Veritas series: Being the Body of Christ in the Age of Management, by Lyndon Shakespeare

Available in the Veritas series: Being the Body of Christ in the Age of Management, by Lyndon Shakespeare. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] “The church needs effective leaders.” “We must be more missional.” “Better organization is required.” Such sentiments are commonplace among Christians concerned with the health and sustainability of their local […]

Available in the Veritas series: Seeing Things as They Are: G. K. Chesterton and the Drama of Meaning

Available in the Veritas series: Seeing Things as They Are: G. K. Chesterton and the Drama of Meaning, by Duncan Bruce Reyburn. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] The jovial journalist, philosopher, and theologian G. K. Chesterton felt that the world was almost always in permanent danger of being misjudged or even overlooked, and so […]

Available from Veritas: Things Seen and Unseen: The Logic of Incarnation in Merleau-Ponty’s Metaphysics of Flesh, by Orion Edgar

Available in the Veritas series: Things Seen and Unseen: The Logic of Incarnation in Merleau-Ponty’s Metaphysics of Flesh, by Orion Edgar. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] The philosophy of Maurice Merleau-Ponty was developing into a radical ontology when he died prematurely in 1961. Merleau-Ponty identified this nascent ontology as a philosophy of incarnation […]

Available in the Veritas series: Owen Barfield: Philosophy, Poetry, and Theology, by Michael Vincent Di Fuccia

Available in the Veritas series: Owen Barfield: Philosophy, Poetry, and Theology, by Michael Vincent Di Fuccia. This book contains a foreword by Owen A. Barfield, the grandson of the Inkling Owen Barfield. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] In this book Michael Di Fuccia examines the theological import of Owen Barfield’s poetic philosophy. He argues […]

New from Angelico Press: Person, Soul, and Identity: Philosophy and the Real Self, by Robert Bolton

Person, Soul, and Identity: Philosophy and the Real Self, by Robert Bolton The reality of the self is—perhaps paradoxically—of more than purely personal interest. It is as important for religion as is the existence of God. Without it, any religious message can only go from nothing to nothing. Worse yet, scepticism about self and soul […]

CFP: 5th International Summer School and Conference – Beyond Secular Faith – ”Politics as Theology”

Call for Applications and Call for Papers 5th  International Summer School and Conference – Beyond Secular Faith “Politics as Theology” 25th June–1st July,  2017, Granada (Spain) Organizing Institutions Institute of Philosophy Edith Stein, Granada Faculty of Philosophy – The Pontifical University of John Paul II , Krakow International Center for the Study of the Christian […]

Event: The Politics of Fear and the Shift to the Right

The Politics of Fear and the Shift to the Right Location: Hemsley Building B7 Date: Wednesday 1st February 2017 (16:00-18:00) Contact: King-Ho Leung The Centre of Theology and Philosophy presents a teach-in with staff and students. Following recent sessions by History and Philosophy departments, this session offers a chance to discuss and debate the fundamental […]

The Politics of Virtue: Panel Discussion

At 6.30pm on 22nd November, join an expert panel as they discuss The Politics of Virtue by John Milbank and Adrian Pabst: the fullest account so far of the post-liberal alternative in Western politics. [Obtain book from: Publisher | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com] Contemporary politics is dominated by a liberal creed that champions ‘negative liberty’ and […]

Interview with Aaron Riches on his Ecce Homo: On the Divine Unity of Christ

Aaron Riches is a joint faculty member of the Instituto de Filosofía Edith Stein and the Instituto de Teología Lumen Gentium in Granada, Spain, where he teaches theology at the Seminario Mayor San Cecilio. He is also author of ECCE HOMO: On the Divine Unity of Christ.

Conference: Convergence and Divergence: Responses to Involuntary Migration in Jeremiah and Ezekiel

The University of Nottingham Centre for the Bible, Ethics and Theology Convergence and Divergence: Responses to Involuntary Migration in Jeremiah and Ezekiel Saturday 25 June 2016 10.00-18.00 The Diamond, Sheffield Co-hosted with the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies www.nottingham.ac.uk/cbet Speakers: Mark Leuchter (Temple University): ‘A Resident Alien in Transit: Exile, Adaptation and Geomythology in […]

The Europe Question: Theology and International Relations

The Europe Question: Theology and International Relations Location: The Hemsley (Room B2) Date: Wednesday 22nd June 2016 (10:30-17:00) On the day before the momentous referendum, the CoTP is holding a study day with the Theology Department of the University of Fribourg to consider the account of Europe and International Relations given by John Milbank and […]

CSRES International Conference on “Wonder & the Natural World”

CSRES International Conference on “Wonder & the Natural World” June 20-23, 2016 Indiana University Conference Information and registration: www.go.iu.edu/R9a Visit the website of the Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society: www.indiana.edu/~csres/home.php KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DAVID ABRAM Plenary speakers: Michael Northcott / University of Edinburgh Whitney Bauman / Florida International University Gretel Van Wieren […]

“What is theology: Telling the story with an apple” with Conor Cunningham

Dr Conor Cunningham tells the story of the ways we can look at an apple. A piece of fruit, a quick healthy snack, but also the starting point for a more involved understanding of the universe and why there is ‘something rather than nothing’. Theology is about making connections, matters of ultimate concern to humans, […]

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