This is a comprehensive and easy to navigate reference guide to the key terms, concepts, thinkers and major works in the philosophy of religion. "Key Terms in Philosophy of Religion" offers a clear, concise and accessible introduction to a central topic in philosophy. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the key terms, concepts, thinkers and major works in the history of this key area of philosophical thought. Ideal for first-year students coming to the subject for the first time, "Key Terms in Philosophy of Religion" will serve as the ideal companion to study of this fascinating subject. Raymond J. VanArragon provides detailed summaries of all the key concepts in the study of philosophy of religion. There is an introductory chapter that provides context and background, while the following chapters offer detailed definitions of key terms and concepts, introductions to the work of key thinkers, summaries of key texts and advice on further reading. Designed specifically to meet the needs of students and assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this is the ideal reference tool for those coming to philosophy of religion for the first time.
"The Key Terms" series offers undergraduate students clear, concise and accessible introductions to core topics. Each book includes a comprehensive overview of the key terms, concepts, thinkers and texts in the area covered and ends with a guide to further resources.
Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 15 mm
"VanArragon's book gives clear and lively explanations of key terms in philosophy of religion, as well as even-handed accounts of the fascinating debates that surround them. The book will serve as an excellent text to guide introductory readers into the field." - Kelly James Clarke, Professor of Philosophy, Calvin College, USA
"This will be an extremely useful text for introductory courses in the philosophy of religion and for anyone interested in learning about what's been happening in this vibrant field. Its chapters on key terms, key thinkers and key texts in the philosophy of religion provide an engaging, accessible, and wide-ranging introduction to the field. To my knowledge, there is no other book like it." - Thomas M. Crisp, Biola University, USA