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An interdisciplinary anthology of essays exploring the concept of liminality and its fruitful application across a wide range of contemporary subjects.
Yorick Blumenfeld has been writing his whole life. He has travelled and reported from more than ninety countries as a foreign correspondent. Over the past few decades he has been examining the future, both as the General Editor of the series Prospects for Tomorrow (Thames & Hudson)
The St Patrick\'s Treasury: Celebrating the myths, legends and traditions of Ireland\'s patron saint
By John Killen
St Patrick is one of the best-known and best-loved saints in the world. His life and legacy is ingrained in Irish history and society, as the annual 17 March celebrations across the globe show. John Killen brings together the legends, folklore, traditions and stories that have been associated with St...
Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition offers a distinctive approach to the value of classic works through the lens of Protestantism. While it is anachronistic to speak of Christian theology prior to the Reformation as "Protestant," it is wholly appropriate to recognize how certain common Protestant concerns can be...
"I'm a person who listens for a living. I listen for wisdom, and beauty, and for voices not shouting to be heard. This book chronicles some of what I've learned in what has become a conversation across time and generations, across disciplines and denominations."
Jean-Paul Sartre was one of the twentieth century's most prominent atheists. But his philosophy was informed by theological writers and themes in ways that have not previously been acknowledged. In Sartre and Theology, Kirkpatrick examines Sartre's philosophical formation and rarely discussed early work, demonstrating how, and which, theology shaped Sartre's...
The I Ching has influenced thinkers and artists throughout the history of Chinese philosophy. This new, accessible translation of the entire early text brings to life the hidden meanings and importance of China's oldest classical texts. Complemented throughout by insightful commentaries, the I Ching: A Critical Translation of the Ancient...
This book is for everyone who values their freedom. Science shows us that we are not prisoners of our genes: there is no gene 'for' any particular behaviour. Older ideas of 'nature' and 'nurture' are defunct, and multiple components are woven together in human development. Denis Alexander concludes that genuine...