A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion is an indispensable resource for students and scholars. Covering historical and contemporary figures, arguments, and terms, it offers an overview of the vital themes that make philosophy of religion the growing, vigorous field that it is today. It covers world religions and sources from east and west. Entries have been crafted for clarity, succinctness, and engagement.
"In conversation with some of the finest philosophical minds of our day, Taliaferro and Marty have crafted the quintessential philosophy of religion dictionary. Engaging, au courant, and filled with luminous definitions and clever examples, this unique and cross-cultural work offers a rich learning experience for both neophytes and experts. A truly outstanding accomplishment."-Chad V, Meister, Professor Of Philosophy, Bethel College, USA, And Author Of Introducing Philosophy Of Religion (Routledge)
"This dictionary is precisely what a student will reach for regularly as the class notes and assigned readings turn cryptic. The entries are very well chosen and the brief definitionssome standing as actual discussionsare presented with clarity and economy. It is a volume that will earn the thanks of untold numbers."-Daniel N. Robinson, Professor In The Philosophy Faculty, University Of Oxford, UK, And Distinguished Professor Emeritus Of Philosophy, Georgetown University, USA
"...concise, clear, yet comprehensive entries...a very useful reference work for students of the subject."-Tim Mawson, Fellow And Or In Philosophy, The University Of Oxford, UK.
"...an up-to-date, concise philosophy of religion dictionary that will ably serve both the novice and the scholar. Besides the accessible, succinct entries, the dictionary contains certain bonus features: excellent introductory material, a useful philosophical/historical timeline, and an extensive bibliography for further reading. A terrific resource!"-Paul Copan, Professor And Pledger Family Chair Of Philosophy And Ethics, Palm Beach Atlantic University, USA, And Co-Editor Of The Routledge Companion To Philosophy Of Religion
"This dictionary is informative, highly comprehensive, and a valuable research resource for students and scholars alike."-Robert Audi, Professor Of Philosophy, University Of Notre Dame, USA, And Genera Editor Of The Cambridge Dictionary Of Philosophy
Charles Taliaferro is Professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College, USA.
Elsa J. Marty is a graduate student in theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School, USA.