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Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology
Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology
Faith and Place takes knowledge of place as a basis for thinking about the relationship between religious belief and our embodied life.

Recent epistemology of religion has appealed to various secular analogues for religious belief - especially analogues drawn from sense perception and scientific theory construction. These approaches tend
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Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives
Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives
Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives takes a global approach to the diverse ethical issues created by information and communication technologies and their possible resolutions. Comprehensive chapters describe the problems and possibilities of genuinely global information ethics, which are urgently needed as information and...
Holy Sci-Fi!: Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect (Science and Fiction)
Holy Sci-Fi!: Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect (Science and Fiction)

Can a computer have a soul? Are religion and science mutually exclusive? Is there really such a thing as free will? If you could time travel to visit Jesus, would you (and should you)? For hundreds of years, philosophers, scientists and science fiction writers have pondered these questions and many more.

In Holy Sci-Fi!,...

A Brief History of Death (Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)
A Brief History of Death (Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)
"The author reveals himself to be a sensitive and humane guide, in a book that ought to fascinate anyone interested in the existential conundrum of human morality." Times Higher Education Supplement

The act of death itself and the rituals surrounding it vary enormously and shed a fascinating light on the
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The Encyclopedia of World Religions (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology)
The Encyclopedia of World Religions (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology)
Gratifi ed by the response to the initial publication of The Encyclopedia of World Religions, the editors have prepared a revised and much enhanced edition of this work. The new edition contains 100 new articles on as many fresh topics, from ACTS OF THE APOSTLES to VIETNAMESE RELIGIONS. Numerous suggestions for further reading have been added...
The Essential Galileo
The Essential Galileo
Edited and translated by Maurice A. Finocchiaro, an international authority on Galileo, this collection makes available to scholars and students an excellent and extensive selection of Galileo's key works from his early career to the end of his life - some in toto and some represented by key selections. It presents not only Galileo's most famous...
The Scientific Revolution and the Foundations of Modern Science (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events 1500-1900)
The Scientific Revolution and the Foundations of Modern Science (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events 1500-1900)
Applebaum offers beginning university students the perfect introduction to the age of the scientific revolution from 1500 to 1800. Many scientific ideas and much medical information improved dramatically during those times as investigators began a relentless drive, which continues today, toward a better understanding of the natural world....One...
Dreaming About the Divine (S U N Y Series in Dream Studies)
Dreaming About the Divine (S U N Y Series in Dream Studies)
Explores the role of dreams in spiritual work.

In Dreaming about the Divine, Bonnelle Lewis Strickling argues that people dream about the divine in forms that fit their current emotional and spiritual condition. Using Jungian psychology and the philosophy of Karl Jaspers, Strickling contends that dreams
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Data Architecture: From Zen to Reality
Data Architecture: From Zen to Reality

First, note that I have used Zen in the title of this book. I have been asked many times why I used such an esoteric term. After all, what is the meaning of Zen? To clarify the meaning of Zen, we must examine the philosophical environment that gave rise to Zen: Indian and Chinese philosophies. In India, Buddhism arose out of a Hindu...

Postcolonial Philosophy of Religion
Postcolonial Philosophy of Religion

The essays in this volume take up the history of philosophy of religion and contemporary problems within the discipline. They pursue these tasks as opportunities to correct Eurocentric biases that distort knowledge not only of religions originating beyond the West, but of the West’s own traditions.

This is the first collection of...

From a Philosophical Point of View: Selected Studies
From a Philosophical Point of View: Selected Studies
One of the most important philosophers of recent times, Morton White has spent a career building bridges among the increasingly fragmented worlds of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. From a Philosophical Point of View is a selection of White's best essays, written over a period of more than sixty years. Together these...
Metaphors For God's Time in Science and Religion
Metaphors For God's Time in Science and Religion
Metaphors for God's Time in Science and Religion examines the exploratory work of metaphors for time in astrophysical cosmology, chaos theory, evolutionary biology and neuroscience. Stephen Happel claims that the Christian God is intimately involved at every level of physical and biological science. He compares how scientists and...
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