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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 […]

Now available: Merleau-Ponty and Theology, by Christopher Ben Simpson

Now available in Bloomsbury / T & T Clark’s Philosophy and Theology series: Merleau-Ponty and Theology, by Christopher Ben Simpson (January 2014, 272pp). Publication description: The philosophical contributions of French phenomenologist, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, carry great untapped potential for theologians thinking through some of the central affirmations of the Christian faith. This exploration is structured against […]

Notable: Justice, Unity, and the Hidden Christ, by Matthew John Paul Tan

Now available from Wipf & Stock: Justice, Unity, and the Hidden Christ: The Theopolitical Complex of the Social Justice Approach to Ecumenism in Vatican II, by Matthew John Paul Tan Book description: Does social justice promote Christian unity? With reference to paragraph 12 of Unitatis Redintegratio—Vatican II’s declaration on ecumenism—this book argues that an emphasis on justice […]

Now available: Erich Przywara’s Analogia Entis: Metaphysics: Original Structure and Universal Rhythm

Now available from Eerdmans: Analogia Entis: Metaphysics: Original Structure and Universal Rhythm, by Erich Przywara, translated by John R. Betz and David Bentley Hart (Series: Ressourcement: Retrieval and Renewal in Catholic Thought, 652pp). Although Erich Przywara (1889-1972) was one of the preeminent Catholic theologians of his time and a profound influence on such people as […]

Coming Soon: Hauerwas: A (Very) Critical Introduction

Available for pre-order in the Veritas series: Hauerwas: A (Very) Critical Introduction, by Nicholas M. Healy (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.). Publication 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 an admirer of […]

Forthcoming: Beyond Secular Order, by John Milbank

To be released soon in the Illuminations: Theory & Religion series: Beyond Secular Order: The Representation of Being and the Representation of the People, by John Milbank (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014, 304pp). Beyond Secular Order is the first of a two-volume work that expands upon renowned theologian John Milbank’s innovative attempt to understand both theology and modern […]

New from Veritas: Gift and the Unity of Being and Wagner’s Parsifal

Now available in the Veritas series, and also now available at the book stall at the AAR/SBL: Gift and the Unity of Being, by Antonio López, with a foreword by John Milbank (Wipf & Stock, 2013, 368pp). [Purchase now from Wipf & Stock | Pre-order Amazon.com | Pre-order Amazon.co.uk] Publication description: Starting from both our originary experience of […]

Book Launch Seminar: Heidegger’s Eschatology

The Oxford Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought invites you to a Seminar and Book Launch for Heidegger’s Eschatology (Oxford University Press, 2013), by Judith Wolfe. Panelists: Prof. Werner Jeanrond Prof. Stephen Mulhall Prof. Thomas Sheehan Seminar followed by a book launch with refreshments St John’s College Research Centre, 45 St Giles 26 November 2013 at 4.30pm It would […]

UK Distrubution for Johannes Hoff’s The Analogical Turn

Johannes Hoff’s The Analogical Turn: Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa is available for pre-order in the UK through Alban Books. To purchase, click here. To download the Alban Books flyer, click here [PDF]. Description In the face of the late modern crisis of Western science and culture, The Analogical Turn recovers Nicholas of Cusa’s alternative […]

The Analogical Turn: Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa, by Johannes Hoff

Now available: The Analogical Turn: Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa (Interventions), by Johannes Hoff (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., November 2013, 267pp). [Purchase Eerdmans.com | Purchase US (Amazon.com) | Purchase UK (Amazon.co.uk)] Publication description: Societies today, says Johannes Hoff, are characterized by their inability to reconcile seemingly black-and-white scientific rationality with the ambiguity of postmodern pop culture. In the […]

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