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Paul's Summons to Messianic LifePolitical Theology and the Coming Awakening

Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

L. Welborn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171311
eISBN:
9780231539159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Taubes, Badiou, Agamben, Žižek, Reinhard, and Santner have found in the Apostle Paul's emphasis on neighbor-love a positive paradigm for politics. By reexamining Pauline eschatology, this text ... More

Paving the Great WayVasubandhu's Unifying Buddhist Philosophy

Paving the Great Way: Vasubandhu's Unifying Buddhist Philosophy

Jonathan Gold

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168267
eISBN:
9780231538008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168267.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Indian Buddhist philosopher Vasubandhu (fourth-fifth century ce) is known for his critical contribution to Buddhist Abhidharma thought, his turn to the Mahāyāna tradition, and his concise, ... More

The Problem with GodWhy Atheists, True Believers, and Even Agnostics Must All Be Wrong

The Problem with God: Why Atheists, True Believers, and Even Agnostics Must All Be Wrong

Peter Steinberger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163545
eISBN:
9780231535205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163545.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Whether people praise, worship, criticize, or reject God, they all presuppose at least a rough notion of what it means to talk about God. Turning the certainty of this assumption on its head, this ... More

The Quest for God and the GoodWorld Philosophy as a Living Experience

The Quest for God and the Good: World Philosophy as a Living Experience

Diana Lobel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153157
eISBN:
9780231527019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book takes readers on a journey across Eastern and Western philosophical and religious traditions to discover a beauty and purpose at the heart of reality that makes life worth living. Guided by ... More

Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Jan Kiely and J. Brooks Jessup (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172769
eISBN:
9780231541107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172769.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Modern Chinese history told from a Buddhist perspective restores the vibrant, creative role of religion in postimperial China. It shows how urban Buddhist elites jockeyed for cultural dominance in ... More

Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order

Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order

John Owen IV and J. Owen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150071
eISBN:
9780231526623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150071.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Largely due to the cultural and political shift of the Enlightenment, Western societies in the eighteenth century emerged from sectarian conflict and embraced a more religiously moderate path. The ... More

Revelry, Rivalry, and Longing for the Goddesses of BengalThe Fortunes of Hindu Festivals

Revelry, Rivalry, and Longing for the Goddesses of Bengal: The Fortunes of Hindu Festivals

Rachel Fell McDermott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231129190
eISBN:
9780231527873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231129190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Annually, during the months of autumn, Bengal hosts three interlinked festivals to honor its most important goddesses: Durgā, Kālī, and Jagaddhātrī. While each of these deities possesses a distinct ... More

The Science of Chinese BuddhismEarly Twentieth-Century Engagements

The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements

Erik Hammerstrom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170345
eISBN:
9780231539586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170345.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Kexue, or science, captured the Chinese imagination in the early twentieth century, promising new knowledge about the world and a dynamic path to prosperity. Chinese Buddhists embraced scientific ... More

The Sensual GodHow the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Aviad Kleinberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In the Old Testament, God wrestles with a man (and loses). In the Talmud, God wriggles his toes to make thunder and takes human form to shave the king of Assyria. In the New Testament, God is made ... More

Speaking for BuddhasScriptural Commentary in Indian Buddhism

Speaking for Buddhas: Scriptural Commentary in Indian Buddhism

Richard Nance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152303
eISBN:
9780231526678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152303.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhist intellectual discourse owes its development to a dynamic interplay between primary source materials and subsequent interpretation, yet scholarship on Indian Buddhism has long neglected to ... More

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