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À Dieu

Charles P. Bigger.

in Between Chora and the Good

September 2004; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 8734 words.

This chapter examines philosopher and theologian Franz Rosenzweig's view on the interpretation of language. In his Star of Redemption, Rosenzweig suggested an ...

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‘A Mechanism of Attachments’

Julia T. Meszaros.

in Selfless Love and Human Flourishing in Paul Tillich and Iris Murdoch

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Christian Theology. 13757 words.

Chapter 6 examines Iris Murdoch’s understanding of the self. It is shown that Murdoch accepts modern insights into the disunited and fluctuant nature of the self, yet also attempts to...

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“A Vote of Thanks to Voltaire”

William M. Shea.

in A Catholic Modernity?

October 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 10327 words.

This chapter presents the historical background for recent extensive revisioning of Catholicism and highlights the impact of the Second Vatican Council (1962–1965). It singles out five...

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“A World Split Open”?

Kristine A. Culp.

in The Experience of God

November 2005; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 7702 words.

When women told what they had undergone, what had sustained them, oppressed them, and set them free, how they had endured and survived, what they told opened rifts in what ...

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Abdolkarim Soroush

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 7455 words.

Introduction

If Ali Shari‘ati was the intellectual par excellence of the Islamic revolution, Abdolkarim Soroush represents one of the most

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Abdolkarim Soroush

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion. 7455 words.

Abdolkarim Soroush founded one of the most important intellectual movements in Iran. This article traces the development of his thought through three distinct periods: (1) a critique of...

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Abelard

Paul Thom.

in The Logic of the Trinity

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 6052 words.

Abelard introduced a distinction between sameness or difference in essence and sameness or difference in definition. He distinguishes two types of identity statements, depending on whether...

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Abhorrent Commands

David Baggett and Jerry L. Walls.

in Good God

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 8584 words.

This chapter answers arbitrariness and vacuity objections to divine command theory without shying away from the hard biblical passages like the binding of Isaac and the conquest narratives,...

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Abortion

Michael Tooley.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 36782 words.

Questions concerning the moral and appropriate legal status of abortion are among the most important issues in applied ethics, and answering those questions involves addressing some...

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Abraham, the Settling Foreigner

Joseph Cohen and Raphael Zagury-Orly.

in The Trace of God

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 8358 words.

The following study interprets the figure of Abraham through the philosophical writings of Hegel and Kierkegaard in order to open towards what Derrida calls, in the “Abraham, the Other”...

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