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With over three hundred entries and subentries on everything from agnosticism to Zen philosophy, this authoritative encyclopedia from one of the world's most renowned theologians explores all the major themes in the philosophy of religion. Entries identify key thinkers, terms, arguments, and ideas. The volume also features a helpful chronology and an index of names. This encyclopedia was shaped by years of student feedback. Anthony This elton asked students what themes, thinkers, and problems in philosophy of religion they found most stimulating and where they needed help, clarification, and explanation. The resulting volume will help other students navigate their studies with greater ease. It is also a handy reference for those seeking quick access to information on a particular person or concept.
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His clarity and readability show him to be a natural teacher, I found it hard to resist the temptation to start with A and read right through. -- Quentin de la Bedoyere, Catholic Herald
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Lucid and scholarly, this encyclopedia provides a range of entries on the key thinkers, concepts and themes in the field. -- David Fergusson, University of Edinburgh
More than a work of reference - it is a summary statement synthesizing years of engagement with vital issues in the philosophy of religion. -- David Ford, University of Cambridge
an indispensable companion - stimulating the reader to read, think and explore. -- John Webster, University of Oxford
·300 entries and sub-entries
·detailed cross-referencing and full Index of Names
With entries on everything from agnosticism to Zen philosophy, this concise and authoritative encyclopedia from one of the world’s most renowned theologians explores all the major themes in the philosophy of religion.
Covering thinkers from Plato to A. J. Ayer, in addition to outlining the key terms, arguments and ideas, this essential resource features a chronology and a full Index of Names, and will prove a useful tool for all scholars and students of philosophy.
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- PublisherBaker Academic
- Publication date2005
- ISBN 10 0801031206
- ISBN 13 9780801031205
- Number of pages352