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by Peter Candler; Conor Cunningham;

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Belief And Metaphysics

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The Veritas Series from SCM Press and the Centre for Theology and Philosophy at Nottingham University brings to market original volumes all engaging in critical questions of pressing concern to both philosophers, theologians, biologists, economists and more. Each book in this new series displays a rigorous theological critique of categories of study not often thought to be theological in character. The series aims to illustrate that without theology, something essential is lost in our account of such categories – not only in an abstract way but in the way in which we inhabit the world.

The Veritas Series refuses to accept disciplinary isolation: both for theology and for other disciplines.


Dr Conor Cunningham is the Assistant Director of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy at the University of Nottingham.
Peter Candler is Assistant Professor of Theology at Baylor University in Texas.

'This is an exciting, distinguished and indeed brave volume of the relation between belief and metaphysics. The volume of twenty essays is exciting in that the points of entry to the question of relation and styles of discourse are so varied, while less established; it is distinguished not simply because of it's many famous names, but because it unites in one volume analytical and continental philosophical approaches to the issue to the common purpose of retrieving yet also reconceiving metaphysics and the necessity for belief to forgo the comfort of relation, but brings to the surface postmodernity's own penchant for axiomatics and its containment of the religious by uncoupling it from metaphysical commitments.'

Cyril O'Regan, Cathrine F. Husking Professor of Theology, Department of Thology, Notre Dame

Includes a full name and subject index

Essays in this book:
Belief and Metaphysics - Louis Dupre
The Confidence of Thought: Between Belief and Metaphysics - William Desmond
The Beauty of the Metaphysical Imagination - John R Betz
Metaphysics of Creation - David Burrell, CSC
Metaphysics and the Question of Creation: Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus and Us - Rudi te Velde
Trying my very best to Believe Darwin, or, The Supernaturalistic Fallacy: From Is to Nought - Conor Cunningham
Metaphysics as Preamble to Religious Belief - Olivia Blanchette
Truth, Time, Religion - Philipp Roseman
On the Power and Fragility of Belief: Updike, Deleuze and Lyotard - James Williams
Can Abraham be Saved? And: Can Kiergaard be Saved? A Hegelian Discussion of Fear and Trembling - Vittorio Hosle
From Copenhagen tp CambraI: Paradoxes of Faith in Kiergaard and de Lubac - Eric Lee
Heidegger’s Approach to Aquinas: Opposition, Destruction, Unbelief - Sean McGrath
A Defence of Anti-Conceptual Realism - E J Lowe
Realism in Theology and Metaphysics - Michael Rea
Deification as Metaphysics: Christology, Desire and Fillial Prayer - Patrick Riches
Wittgenstein’s Leben: Language, Philosophy and The Authority of the Everyday - Neil Turnbull
Plato against Onto theology - Paul Tyson
Lucan, Metaphysics and Belief - Marcus Pound
The Politics of Fear and the Gospel of Life - Daniel Bell Jr
Only Theology Saves Metaphysics: On the Modalities of Terror - John Millbank

Belief And Metaphysics by Peter Candler; Conor Cunningham was published by Canterbury Press in November 2007. The ISBN for Belief And Metaphysics is 9780334041504.

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Author / Artist
Book Formathardback
PublisherCanterbury Press (November 2007)
Number of Pages192
Thickness36 mm
Height216 mm
Width135 mm
Product Code1081699
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