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New and forthcoming in the Veritas series

We have three books to announce in the Veritas series: one just published, and two forthcoming edited collections. The first is: Facing the Other: John Paul II, Levinas, and the Body, by Nigel Zimmermann, with a foreword by Brice de Malherbe. Download a promotional flyer for this book here [PDF]. [Purchase from: Wipf & Stock | […]

Now available: The Great Grace: Receiving Vatican II Today

Now available: The Great Grace: Receiving Vatican II Today, edited by Nigel Zimmermann (Bloomsbury Publishing; 160pp+). [Purchase: Bloomsbury | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Publication description: Nigel Zimmermann presents critical reflections from leading Catholic prelates and scholars on the significance of the Second Vatican Council fifty years after it began. These include two senior Cardinals, one of whom is […]

The Dances of Albion: A Poetic Topography, by John Milbank

From John Milbank, The Dances of Albion: A Poetic Topography (Shearsman Books; March 2015). [Purchase: Shearsman Books | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com] Publication description: Since I come from all over the island of Britain, it is to me my locality in the world, as much as it is my nation. Of the perplexing variety of this region, I […]

From Logos Software: Intervention Series Collection

Eerdmans’ Interventions series scrutinizes the popular and cultural lenses by which modern theological thought is (often unknowingly) studied. Featuring introductions as critical as they are timely, these pivotal studies analyze theologians and philosophical movements that have had a long-lasting impact on modern theology. Coming from the Centre of Theology and Philosophy at the University of […]

Spanish translation of Conor Cunningham’s Darwin’s Pious Idea now available: La piadosa idea de Darwin

Now available through Editorial Nuevoinicio: the Spanish translation of Darwin’s Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both Get it Wrong, translated by Sebastián Montiel as La piadosa idea de Darwin: ¿Por qué se equivocan igualmente ultradarwinistas y creacionistas? [Purchase: Editorial Nuevoinicio] Publication description: Conor Cunningham, joven teólogo británico, es director adjunto del Centro de Teología y Filosofía de […]

Darwin’s Pious Idea On Sale at Amazon

Conor Cunningham’s Darwin’s Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both Get It Wrong is currently on sale at Amazon.com for $7.98. Click here to purchase. Earlier praise for Darwin’s Pious Idea: “Despite its length, Darwin’s Pious Idea is a very readable book, engaging and often acerbically witty. It has some serious and original things to say […]

New book in the Veritas series: Sacramental Presence after Heidegger: Onto-Theology, Sacraments, and the Mother’s Smile

Newly available from the Centre of Theology and Philosophy’s Veritas series: Sacramental Presence after Heidegger: Onto-theology, Sacraments, and the Mother’s Smile, by Conor Sweeney. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book description: Theology after Heidegger must take into account history and language as constitutive elements in the pursuit of meaning. Quite often, this prompts a […]

Now available: The Suspended Middle, 2nd Edition, by John Milbank

The Suspended Middle: Henri de Lubac and the Renewed Split in Modern Catholic Theology, 2nd Edition, by John Milbank (Eerdmans; Published: 12/29/2014; 134+pp). [Purchase: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Eerdmans.com] Book description: French Jesuit Henri de Lubac (1896-1991) was arguably the most revolutionary yet under-acknowledged theologian of the twentieth century. He proposed that Western theology since […]

New 2nd Edition of Gregory Shaw’s Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus

The 2nd edition of Gregory Shaw’s Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus is now available (Angelico Press/Sophia Perennis; September 9, 2014). This 2nd edition contains a new preface from the author, as well as a foreword by John Milbank and Aaron Riches. [Purchase: Amazon.uk | Amazon.com] Description: Theurgy and the Soul is a study […]

Second book in KALOS now available: Returning to Reality: Christian Platonism for our Times

Fresh off the heels of the first book in the KALOS book series being released, the second book by Paul Tyson is also now out, entitled Returning to Reality: Christian Platonism for our Times (Wipf & Stock, 2014; 218pp). [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Book Depository (free world-wide shipping)] Publication description: Could it […]

First book in the KALOS Book Series: An Ocean Vast of Blessing: A Theology of Grace

The first book in the new KALOS book series has been published by Steven D. Cone entitled An Ocean Vast of Blessing: A Theology of Grace (Wipf & Stock, 2014; 241pp). [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Publication description: Humans are made in the image of God, and authentically coming to be human […]

From Theology to Theological Thinking, by Jean-Yves Lacoste

Recently published: From Theology to Theological Thinking, by Jean-Yves Lacoste, translated by W. Chris Hackett, with an introduction by Jeffrey Bloechl (University of Virginia Press, 2014; 136pp). [Purchase from: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book description: “Christian philosophy” is commonly regarded as an oxymoron, philosophy being thought incompatible with the assumptions and conclusions required by religious faith. […]

Now available: Friendship as Sacred Knowing: Overcoming Isolation, by Samuel Kimbriel

Now available: Friendship as Sacred Knowing: Overcoming Isolation, by Samuel Kimbriel (Oxford University Press, 2014; 240pp). [Purchase from: Oxford University Press Global | Oxford University Press UK | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book description: We are haunted, Samuel Kimbriel suggests, by a habit of isolation buried, often imperceptibly, within our practices of understanding and relating to the […]

Paper: Beyond Bits, Memes and Utility Machines, by David Opderbeck

For an article in keeping with the concerns of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, please see “Beyond Bits, Memes and Utility Machines: A Theology of Intellectual Property as Social Relations,” by David W. Opderbeck, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law. This was originally published in University of St. Thomas Law Journal 10, no. 3 […]

Now available from Eerdmans: Hauerwas: A (Very) Critical Introduction by Nicholas M. Healy

Now available from the Interventions series, Hauerwas: A (Very) Critical Introduction, by Nicholas M. Healy (Eerdmans; March 2014; 154pp) [Purchase: Eerdmans.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book description: Stanley Hauerwas is one of the most important and robustly creative theologians of our time, and his work is well known and much admired. But Nicholas Healy — himself […]

New from Cyril O’Regan: Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity. Volume 1: Hegel

Now available: Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity. Volume 1: Hegel, by Cyril O’Regan (The Crossroad Publishing Company; March  2014; 688pp). [Purchase: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book Description: This compelling work is the most comprehensive and sophisticated account to date of the relationship between Hans Urs von Balthasar—a Swiss theologian and Catholic priest—and the German […]

New Second Edition: Desire, Dialectic, & Otherness: An Essay on Origins, by William Desmond

A new, second edition of William Desmond’s Desire, Dialectic, & Otherness: An Essay on Origins  has recently been published (Wipf & Stock, 2013, 292pp) Book description: Many philosophers since Hegel have been disturbed by the thought that philosophy inevitably favors sameness over otherness or identity over difference. Originally published at a time when the issue […]

New from Caitlin Smith Gilson: The Philosophical Question of Christ

Just published within the last month: The Philosophical Question of Christ, by Caitlin Smith Gilson (Bloomsbury Academic, January 2014, 256pp). Publication description: Does the figure of Christ provide philosophical reason with its ultimate philosophical challenge? What can thought as thought say about the picture of Christ in the Gospels? Gilson argues that the forgotten hermeneutic of perfection […]

Now Available: French Translation of After Writing, by Catherine Pickstock

Now available: Après l’écrit : De l’achèvement liturgique de la philosophie, by Catherine Pickstock, translated by Gérard Joulié and Anne-Sophie Gache, with a preface by Jean-Yves Lacoste (Ad Solem, 2013, 347pp). Nous serions-nous trompés (nous, héritiers de la Grèce, artisans ou praticiens de la métaphysique) en accordant une centralité au phénomène de la voix et en traitant […]

New book: L’invenzione del secolare. Post-modernità e donazione in John Milbank

L’invenzione del secolare. Post-modernità e donazione in John Milbank, di Marco Salvioli (Editore: Vita e Pensiero, Anno: 2013, Pagine: 304).   [Purchase directly from the Publisher, Vita e Pensiero | Purchase from Amazon.it]   Descrizione del libro: Il volume presenta al lettore italiano il pensiero del teologo anglicano John Milbank (Londra, 1952), fondatore del movimento teologicoRadical Orthodoxy. Critico del pensiero […]

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