Atheism: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the belief in the non-existence of deities.The book considers key arguments around atheism, making this an ideal starting point for anyone seeking a full introduction to the arguments between those who hold religious beliefs and those who do not.
The world's religions have emerged as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives. This title explores the impact of major world religions, their divisions and contemporary challenges. It shows, country by country, how religions spread their influence through broadcasting, missionary work, education and banking.
The Blackwell Guide to Theology of Popular Culture outlines various general theories of popular culture, identifies theologians and theological concepts that are conducive to analyzing popular culture, and explores religious themes that are asserting themselves through popular movies, novels, music, television shows and advertising.
This collection of essays by historians, philosophers, scientists and theologians explores the impact of religion on the origins and development of science, religious reactions to Darwinism, and the link between science and secularization. It also offers in-depth discussions of contemporary issues, with perspectives from cosmology, evolutionary biology, psychology, and bioethics.
A textbook that explains the history, rationale and workings of the various approaches. It deals with attitudes towards different faiths, considering the problems and relations that exist with Christian approaches.
In this fertile collection of essays, prominent theologians, philosophers, historians, and social scientists explore the mutual entanglements of religious identity with political activity in religiously plural societies.
Rework of the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of the West Indies, 1992) presented under the title: "Colour for colour, skin for skin": the ideological foundation of post-slavery society, 1838-1865, the Jamaican case (a study of some ideas justifying the Morant Bay rebellion and its suppression).
Building on the conviction of ethics of hope, this title states that Christian existence and social matters are inextricably tied together in the political sphere. It unfolds author's ethics in light of eschatology, clearly distinguishing it from prior and competing visions of Christian ethics.
A creative and programmatic work, Ethics of Hope is a realistic assessment of the human prospect, as well as its imperatives, from one who stakes everything on Gods promise to rescue life from the jaws of death.