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Philosophy of Religion A–Z

Patrick Quinn


A guide to religious thought, from the Absolute to Yoga and from Abraham to Wittgenstein

Philosophy of Religion A-Z provides an overview of the main themes, key figures and issues in religion and religious beliefs. Both topical and historical, it examines key concepts from the Absolute and the Afterlife to World Religions and Yoga as well as thinkers from Abraham to Wittgenstein. The relationship between philosophy and theology is examined as is that between religion, faith and belief. Extensive cross-references demonstrate clear connections between entries.

This reference guide will be useful for anyone interested in the philosophy of religion, in philosophy and theolo gy as well as in anthropology, cultural and religious studies, mythology and the psychology and sociology of religion.

Key Features

  • Headwords are arranged alphabetically to make it easy to find what you're looking for
  • Extensive cross-referencing links related ideas and thinkers
  • All viewpoints - from religious creeds to the most atheistic philosophers - are discussed objectively and sympathetically

About the Author

Patrick Quinn is Head of the Philosophy Department at All Hallows College, Dublin. He is the author of Aquinas, Platonism and the Knowledge of God (Avebury, 1996).

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