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Philosophy

ABUSE OF LANGUAGE-ABUSE OF POWER

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$9.95
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9780898703627
Publication Date: 
1992-02-29
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AFTER WRITING

$31.95

After Writing provides a significant contribution to the growing genre of works which offers a challenge to modern and postmodern accounts of Christianity.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780631206729
Publication Date: 
1997-11-30
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ANALYTIC THEIST

$30.00

Alvin Plantinga, called by Time magazine "America's leading orthodox Protestant philosopher of God," has had a profound impact on the philosophical discipline. This book gathers in one place Plantinga's most important work in the philosophy of religion generally and his contribution to the resurgence in Christian philosophy in particular. Organized into four sections-"Natural Theology and Atheology," "Reformed Epistemology," "Divine Nature and Attributes," and "Christian Philosophy"-these thirteen essays and book excerpts reflect the areas of thought in which Plantinga has been most influential. The volume also includes an Afterword by Plantinga and instructions for accessing his work on the World Wide Web.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780802842299
Publication Date: 
1998-07-31

ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY VOL 1

$19.95

Sir Anthony Kenny here tells the fascinating story of the birth of philosophy and its remarkable flourishing in the ancient Mediterranean world. This is the initial volume of a four-book set in which Kenny will unfold a magisterial new history of Western philosophy, the first major single-author history of philosophy to appear in decades.
Ancient Philosophy spans over a thousand years and brings to life the great minds of the past, from Thales, Pythagoras, and Parmenides, to Socrates, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, and Augustine. The book's great virtue is that it is written by one of the world's leading authorities on the subject. Instead of an uncritical, straightforward recitation of known facts--Plato and his cave of shadows, Aristotle's ethics, Augustine's City of God--we see the major philosophers through the eyes of a man who has spent a lifetime contemplating their work. Thus we do not simply get an overview of Aristotle, for example, but a penetrating and insightful critique of his thought. Kenny offers an illuminating account of the various schools of thought, from the Pre-Socratics to the Epicureans. He examines the development of logic and reason, ancient ideas about physics ("how things happen"), metaphysics and ethics, and the earliest thinking about the soul and god.
Vividly written, but serious and deep enough to offer a genuine understanding of the great philosophers, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped the course of Western thought.

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9780198752721
Publication Date: 
2006-12-31

ANSWER TO THE PELAGIANS

$39.00

First of volume of Augustine's Answer to the Pelagians

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9781565480926
Publication Date: 
2003-01-31
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ANSWERING THE NEW ATHEISM

$12.95

The essential book for dismantling Richard Dawkins' atheistic agenda. Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker collaborate to debunk Dawkins' theories and show how inconsistent and illogical his conclusions truly are. This is the definitive book for college students or faithful Christians hoping to answer Dawkins' claims and assert the logic and beauty of their faith.

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9781931018487
Publication Date: 
2008-04-30
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ANTHROPOLOGY FOR CHRISTIAN WIT

$25.00

This book serves as a thorough, basic introduction to the study of anthropology that has been designed specifically for those who plan careers in mission or cross-cultural ministry. Kraft treats various theories of culture and society; kinship and family structure, cross-cultural communication and assesses various anthropological schools.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781570750854
Publication Date: 
1997-02-06
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APPROACHES TO GOD

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$12.95

Maritain considers the intuitive or pre-philosophic approach and the famous five ways to God of St. Thomas Aquinas incorporated with recent progress in thought and science. Finally, he proposes a ''sixth way," based on the spiritual nature of the intellect, and deals with poetic creativeness, moral experience, and the testimony of the heroes of moral life. In his accessible but thought-provoking work, he shows in profoundly reasoned and beautifully written arguments the value of each approach for there are as many paths to God as there are roads to the human heart.

"It is valuable to have such a clear statement, written with charm and charity, of the Roman Catholic approach to the reality of God. Even those who do not share this particular kind of philosophical theism will find a study of M. Maritain's work rewarding...."
The New York Times, Oct. 31, 1954

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9780809148332
Publication Date: 
2015-02-28
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AQUINAS & HIS ROLE IN THEOLOGY

$15.95

In "Aquinas and His Role in Theology," Marie Dominique Chenu provides a lively and representative overview of the life and writings of the thirteenth-century theologian whom many consider to be the greatest master of Catholic religious thought.

A rich explanation of the prolific and versatile books of Aquinas follows the story of his life's journey through the heart of Europe in the high Middle Ages. Chenu also portrays the religious and spiritual personality of Aquinas, showing how his typically systematic theology is rooted in personal contemplative roots and a passion for pastoral preaching.

Chapters are The Friar Preacher," *Master in Sacred Theology, - *The Contemplative, - *The Herald of a New Christianity, - *"Imago Mundi, " - *The Virtuous Life, - *The Fate of St. Thomas, - and *The Works of St. Thomas. - Includes illustrations.

"Marie Dominique Chenu was a leader in applying historical method to the study of Thomas Aquinas. He published widely in both medieval and contemporary theology.

Paul Philibert, OP, STD, is the author of "Seeing and Believing" and served as Translator for "Liturgy and the Arts," both published by The Liturgical Press. He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor of Church and Society at the Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri.""

ISBN/SKU: 
9780814650790
Publication Date: 
2002-05-31

AQUINAS 101: A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO THE THOUGHT OF SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS

$17.95

A brief, engaging, and readable summary of the influential thought of St. Thomas Aquinas, one of the Catholic Church's greatest minds. In this clear, thoughtful and immensely readable book, Francis Selman offers summaries on some of the most complex topics in the writing of St. Thomas Aquinas. Selman deftly draws on the work of contemporary scholars while situating Aquinas in relation to the thinkers and schools of thought he was both confronting and drawing upon. The result provides an overview that places the thought of Aquinas both in his time and in our own.

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9780870612435
Publication Date: 
2007-08-31
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AQUINAS A GUIDE FOR THE PERPLEXED

$19.95

Thomas Aquinas is the most widely read and arguably most influential of the medieval philosophers. He is famous for his impressive and coherent synthesis of Greek Philosophy and Christian Theology and his magisterial Summa Theologiae is a hugely important, and enduring, text in the history of philosophy. Yet he is also a very difficult thinker and his ideas present a number of challenges to his readers.

Aquinas: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of Aquinas's thought, his major works and ideas, providing an ideal guide to the important and complex writings of this key thinker. The book introduces all the key concepts and themes in Aquinas's thought and examines the ways in which they have influenced philosophical and theological thought. Geared towards the specific requirements of students who need to reach a sound understanding of Aquinas's ideas, the book serves as a clear and concise introduction to his philosophy and natural theology. This is the ideal companion to the study of this most influential and challenging of thinkers.

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9780826498809
Publication Date: 
2011-01-31
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AQUINAS CATECHISM

$19.95

Few know that the great St. Thomas Aquinas, although he was a towering intellectual, also wrote much that's well within the reach of ordinary believers. In The Aquinas Catechism you'll find his deeply insightful, straightforward, and clear explanations of the Apostles' Creed, the Commandments, and the Sacraments -- as well as of the Lord's Prayer and the Hail Mary.In other words, this book will give you a basic course in the Catholic Faith, taught by the Church's greatest theologian. Let St. Thomas teach you how to explain, defend, and live your Faith . . . with the clear-sighted wisdom of a saint!

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9781928832102
Publication Date: 
2000-04-30
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AQUINAS ETHICS AND PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION

$39.95

In Aquinas, Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion, Thomas Hibbs recovers the notion of practice to develop a more descriptive account of human action and knowing, grounded in the venerable vocabulary of virtue and vice. Drawing on Aquinas, who believed that all good works originate from virtue, Hibbs postulates how epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and theology combine into a set of contemporary philosophical practices that remain open to metaphysics. Hibbs brings Aquinas into conversation with analytic and Continental philosophy and suggests how a more nuanced appreciation of his thought enriches contemporary debates. This book offers readers a new appreciation of Aquinas and articulates a metaphysics integrally related to ethical practice.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780253348814
Publication Date: 
2007-05-30
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AQUINAS FOR ARMCHAIR THEOLOGIANS

$12.95

Thomas Aquinas was one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Christianity and in western civilization. Yet his theological views are complex and presume acquaintance with technical philosophical language. Now Timothy Renick has produced an attractive and accessible account of Aquinas's life and thought that will make his views clear to nonspecialists. The topics dealt with include God, angels, evil, metaphysics, morality, sex, war, abortion, and politics. Illustrations are interspersed throughout the text and humorously illuminate key points providing an engaging introduction to an all-important theologian.

Written by experts but designed for the novice, the Armchair series provides accurate, concise, and witty overviews of some of the most profound moments and theologians in Christian history. These books are essential supplements for first-time encounters with primary texts, lucid refreshers for scholars and clergy, and enjoyable reads for the theologically curious.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780664223045
Publication Date: 
2002-03-31

AQUINAS FOR ARMCHAIR THEOLOGIANS

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$18.98

Thomas Aquinas was one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Christianity and in western civilization. Yet his theological views are complex and presume acquaintance with technical philosophical language. Now Timothy Renick has produced an attractive and accessible account of Aquinas's thought and life that will make his views clear to non-specialists. The topics dealt with include God, angels, evil, metaphysics, morality, sex, war, abortion, and politics. Timothy M. Renick is Associate Professor and Director of Religious Studies at Georgia State University. He was awarded the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Teaching Excellence Award in October 2002.

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9781596441927

AQUINAS SHORTER SUMMA

$22.95

From the Church's greatest theologian: the essentials of Catholic doctrine. This book contains Aquinas's simple summary of the Faith. He covers the Trinity, Providence, the Incarnation, the Last Judgment, and much more. It's a concise statement of the key doctrines and elements of the Faith.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781928832430
Publication Date: 
2005-11-30
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AQUINAS SUMMA THEOLOGIAE

$16.95

This is an introduction to the most important theological work of the Middle Ages. In the intellectual tradition of the Christian faith, few thinkers have had a more profound effect upon both the nature of theology and the materials with which it deals than Thomas Aquinas. A knowledge, therefore, of his major work, the Summa Theologiae, is necessary for the student of theology, let alone any who are concerned with the Western intellectual tradition, so pervasive is Aquinas' thought to the fabric of Western thought. This, together with the immensity, length, and difficulty of the Summa, make a Reader's Guide valuable, even crucial, to a student's first exposure to this work. To address the needs of undergraduates who attempt a reading of this work, Stephen Loughlin presents the basic principles that underlie the Summa Theologiae both as a whole and with respect to its three parts, and the varying treatises found within them. Continuum Reader's Guides are clear, concise and accessible introductions to key texts in literature and philosophy. Each book explores the themes, context, criticism and influence of key works, providing a practical introduction to close reading, guiding students towards a thorough understanding of the text. They provide an essential, up-to-date resource, ideal for undergraduate students.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780567550941
Publication Date: 
2010-09-01

AQUINAS'S SUMMA

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$17.95

In this concise new volume by the acclaimed author of the biography of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Jean-Pierre Torrell brings his expertise to bear on Aquinas's Summa Theologiae. Readers will turn to this book again and again for a brief and popular introduction to Aquinas's masterpiece - it's content; it's historical, literary, and doctrinal settings; and it's lasting significance. Torrell begins with an expert account of Aquinas's life and then turns his attention to the overall structures and specific content of the Summa. He considers the literary and doctrinal context of the Summa, situating the work within the overall literary corpus of the Angelic Doctor and examining Aquinas's Christian, Greek, Jewish, and Arab sources. The second half of the book surveys the history of the Summa's influence from Aquinas's death in 1274 through the twentieth century.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780813213989
Publication Date: 
2005-08-31

ART OF WAR SPIRITUALITY FOR CONFLICT

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$16.99

Discover the spiritually incisive strategies for peacefully resolving conflictin this masterpiece of military strategy.

Written 2,500 years ago by Chinese general Sun Tzu, The Art of War is a poetic and potent treatise on military strategy still in use in war colleges around the world. Yet its principles transcend warfare and have practical applications to all the conflicts and crises we face in our lives in our workplaces, our families, even within ourselves.

Thomas Huynh guides you through Sun Tzu's masterwork, highlighting principles that encourage a perceptive and spiritual approach to conflict, enabling you to: Prevent conflicts before they arisePeacefully and quickly resolve conflicts when they do ariseAct with courage, intelligence and benevolence in adversarial situationsConvert potential enemies into friendsControl your emotions before they control you

Now you can experience the effectiveness of Sun Tzu's teachings even if you have no previous knowledge of The Art of War. Insightful yet unobtrusive facing-page commentary explains the subtleties of the text, allowing you to unlock the power of its teachings and help prevent and resolve the conflicts in your own life."

ISBN/SKU: 
9781594732447
Publication Date: 
2008-02-29
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AS ONE STRUGGLING CHRISTIAN TO ANOTHER

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$11.95

The Christian life is both a challenge and a struggle, which can bring great peace to its followers. This book speaks about many of the challenges of this life and the struggle needed to meet them from the view of one who knew such a struggle firsthand: Augustine of Hippo. Augustine had to struggle both to find Christ and to hold on to him. Though his world was different from ours, it is remarkable how his reflections on the Christian life are relevant for our own time. His style is simple, human, and appealing as he encourages his fellow Christians--and us--to continue their daily struggle to deepen their knowledge and love for God.

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9780814624159

ATOMS AND ICONS

$15.95

This text, written for those with no technical knowledge, sets aside assumptions prevalent in the worlds of science and religion. It claims that there is much coherence between these worlds and argues that truth can best be approached by combining the insights of both science and religion.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780264673837
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1995-09-30
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AUGUSTINE CANE TO KENT

$11.95

It is the year 597 and Pope Gregory is sending a select number of his monks, led by Fr. Augustine, to re-evangelize England. Young Wolf, born in that land but raised in Rome, accompanies his father, Wolfstan, who goes as a guide and interpreter. Though the King of Kent's wife is a Christian, the missionaries from Rome do not know whether they will be welcomed, tolerated or martyred. In a story full of adventure, Wolf meets Fritha, a Saxon girl whose life and destiny are soon closely bound up with his own. Events, significant in the history of Christianity, are vividly brought to life by this veteran writer of historical fiction. Ages 10 and up.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781883937218
Publication Date: 
2005-05-01
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AUGUSTINE THE SCATTERED AND GATHERED SEL

$29.99

In a psychobiographical investigation of one of Christianity's most enduring figures, Dixon explores the psychological and cultural forces that shaped Augustine's life and how those same forces impact faith in contemporary context.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780827200241
Publication Date: 
2002-11-20
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AUGUSTINE THROUGH THE AGES

$75.00

Fitzgerald (patristics, Augustinian Patristic Institute, Rome, and editor of Augustinian Studies for Villanova U.) presents an encyclopedic treatment of the life, thought, and influence of arguably the most influential Western Christian thinker after the apostles, Augustine of Hippo (AD 354-430). In

ISBN/SKU: 
9780802838438
Publication Date: 
1999-10-31

AUGUSTINE TO SCOTUS

$39.00

Surveys schools of Western thought from Patristic Period and St. Augustine through Carolingian renaissance, St. Bonaventure and St. Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780809100668
Publication Date: 
1965-11-30
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