New Models of Religious Understanding

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Editor(s): 
Fiona Ellis
  • New York, NY: 
    Oxford University Press
    , February
     2018.
     256 pages.
     $74.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9780198796732.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

What does it mean to understand the world religiously? How is such understanding to be distinguished from scientific understanding? What does it have to do with religious practice, transfiguring love, and spiritual well-being? New Models of Religious Understanding investigates these questions to set a new and exciting agenda for philosophy of religion. Featuring contributions from leading scholars in the field, the volume cuts across the supposed divide between analytic and continental approaches to the subject and engages the interest of a broad range of philosophical and theological readers.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Fiona Ellis is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Roehampton and Director of the Centre for Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College, University of London. She has published on a wide variety of subjects including the philosophy of love and desire, nature and naturalism, and the relation between philosophy and theology. She is the author of God, Value, and Nature (Oxford University Press, 2014).

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