Philosophy of Religion A-Z provides an overview of the main themes, key figures and issues in the subject. Both topical and historical, it examines key concepts from the Absolute and the Afterlife to World Religions and Yoga as well as thinkers from Abraham to Wittgenstein. The relationship between philosophy and theology is examined as is that between religion, faith and belief. Extensive cross-references demonstrate clear connections between entries. This reference guide will be useful for anyone interested in the philosophy of religion in philosophy and theology as well as in anthropology, cultural and religious studies, mythology and the psychology and sociology of religion.
Patrick Quinn is Head of the Philosophy Department at All Hallows College, Dublin. He is the author of Aquinas, Platonism and the Knowledge of God (Avebury, 1996).