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After GodRichard Kearney and the Religious Turn in Continental Philosophy

After God: Richard Kearney and the Religious Turn in Continental Philosophy

John Panteleimon Manoussakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225316
eISBN:
9780823236893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225316.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Who or what comes after God? In the wake of God, as the last fifty years of philosophy has shown, God comes back again, otherwise: Heidegger's last God, Levinas's God of Infinity, ... More

After the Monkey TrialEvangelical Scientists and a New Creationism

After the Monkey Trial: Evangelical Scientists and a New Creationism

Christopher M. Rios

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256679
eISBN:
9780823261383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256679.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Over the past generation, considerable historical attention has been given to evangelical Christians who attacked modern evolutionary theories. This book, by contrast, sheds light on the ... More

American ParishesRemaking Local Catholicism

American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism

Gary J. Adler Jr., Tricia C. Bruce, and Brian Starks (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284351
eISBN:
9780823285952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284351.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Parishes are the missing middle in studies of American Catholicism. Between individual Catholics and a global institution, the thousands of local parishes are where Catholicism gets remade. American ... More

Anarchy and the Kingdom of GodFrom Eschatology to Orthodox Political Theology and Back

Anarchy and the Kingdom of God: From Eschatology to Orthodox Political Theology and Back

Davor Džalto

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294381
eISBN:
9780823297368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294381.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Anarchy and the Kingdom of God presents the reader with a unique critique of both traditional and contemporary political theologies that have rationalized and justified power structures and ... More

Atonement and Comparative TheologyThe Cross in Dialogue with Other Religions

Atonement and Comparative Theology: The Cross in Dialogue with Other Religions

Catherine Cornille (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294350
eISBN:
9780823297375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294350.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The central Christian belief in salvation through the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ remains one of the most intractable mysteries of Christian faith. In Atonement and Comparative ... More

The Babylon ComplexTheopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty

The Babylon Complex: Theopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty

Erin Runions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257331
eISBN:
9780823261529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following allusions to Babylon in secular and religious discourse in the decade after 9.11, this book explores the complicated influence of the Bible on U.S. political thought. Babylon is a ... More

Being-in-CreationHuman Responsibility in an Endangered World

Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Brian Treanor, Bruce Benson, and Norman Wirzba (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What is the proper relationship between human beings and the more-than-human world? This philosophical question, which underlies vast environmental crises, forces us to investigate the tension ... More

Believing ScholarsTen Catholic Intellectuals

Believing Scholars: Ten Catholic Intellectuals

James L. Heft (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225255
eISBN:
9780823236589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225255.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

How do Catholic intellectuals draw on faith in their work? And how does their work as scholars influence their lives as people of faith? In this book, ten leading figures explore the connections in ... More

Between Dancing and WritingThe Practice of Religious Studies

Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Kimerer L. LaMothe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides philosophical grounds for an emerging area of scholarship: the study of religion and dance. In the first part, the book investigates why scholars in religious ... More

Beyond the Doctrine of ManDecolonial Visions of the Human

Beyond the Doctrine of Man: Decolonial Visions of the Human

Joseph Drexler-Dreis and Kristien Justaert (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286898
eISBN:
9780823288731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286898.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Beyond the Doctrine of Man responds to the question of how individuals and communities can live and have lived beyond the way the human person is defined in colonial modernity. This volume brings ... More

Beyond the Mushroom CloudCommemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Yuki Miyamoto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240500
eISBN:
9780823240548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240500.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This monograph explores the ethics and religious sensibilities of a group of the hibakusha (survivors) of 1945's atomic bombings. Although the atomic bombings of 1945 have been studied from the ... More

Beyond ViolenceReligious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and
            Islam

Beyond Violence: Religious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

James L. Heft (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223336
eISBN:
9780823236596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223336.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In an age of terrorism and other forms of violence committed in the name of religion, how can religion become a vehicle for peace, justice, and reconciliation? And in a world of ... More

Black Lives and Sacred HumanityToward an African American Religious Naturalism

Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Carol Wayne White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book explores a new religious ideal within African American culture that emerges from humanistic assumptions and is grounded in religious naturalism. Identifying African American religiosity as ... More

Black Robes & BuckskinA Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Catharine Randall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Jesuit Relations, written by new world Jesuit missionaries from 1632 to 1673 back to their Superior in France, have long been a remarkable source of both historical knowledge and spiritual ... More

Bob DrinanThe Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Raymond A. Schroth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book shows that the contentious mixture of religion and politics in the United States is nothing new. Four decades ago, Father Robert Drinan, the fiery Jesuit priest from Massachusetts, not only ... More

The Body of the CrossHoly Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

The Body of the Cross: Holy Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

Travis E. Ables

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823297993
eISBN:
9781531500580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823297993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Body of the Cross is a study of holy victims in Western Christian history, and how their deaths led to the idea of the cross as a substitutionary sacrifice. Since its first centuries, ... More

The Bread of the StrongLacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Jack Downey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This study investigates the origins, development, and influence of a controversial retreat movement which emerged as a self-consciously countercultural response to the socio-religious revival in ... More

Cathedrals of BoneThe Role of the Body in Contemporary Catholic Literature

Cathedrals of Bone: The Role of the Body in Contemporary Catholic Literature

John C. Waldmeir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230600
eISBN:
9780823236923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The metaphor of the Church as a “body” has shaped Catholic thinking since the Second Vatican Council. Its influence on theological inquiries into Catholic nature and practice is well-known; less ... More

The Catholic Church and the Jewish PeopleRecent Reflections from Rome

The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Norbert J. Hofmann and Joseph Sievers

Philip A Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book makes available in fifteen chapters English essays that mark the fortieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian ... More

Catholic Social LearningEducating the Faith That Does Justice

Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Roger Bergman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The canon for Catholic social teaching spreads to six hundred pages, yet fewer than two pages are devoted to Catholic social learning or pedagogy. This book begins to correct that gross imbalance. It ... More

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