Encountering Traditions

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  1. Motherhood
    A meditation on the conversions, betrayals, and divine revelations of motherhood. What if Augustine's Confessions had been written not by a man, but by a mother? How might her tales of desire, temptation, and transformation differ... Learn More
    Published: 28th April 2020
    Hardback | £18.99
  2. Christian Flesh

    Christian Flesh

    By Paul J. Griffiths

    Series Encountering Traditions

    Stanford University Press

    A theological reflection on the idea that being a Christian is, first and last, a matter of the flesh, this book argues that no single fleshly activity is forbidden and offers extended case studies of what is for Christians to... Learn More
    Published: 25th September 2018
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Sharia Compliant
    This book covers the ins and outs of Islamic legal change and provides readers with step-by-step instructions for shaping the future of Islamic law.... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2018
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  4. Image and Presence
    Images increasingly saturate our world, making present to us what is distant or obscure. Yet the power of images also arises from what they do not make present—from a type of absence they do not dispel. Joining a growing multidisciplinary... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2017
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Hasidism Incarnate
    Hasidism Incarnate contends that much of modern Judaism in the West developed in reaction to Christianity and in defense of Judaism as a unique tradition. Ironically enough, this occurred even as modern Judaism increasingly dovetailed... Learn More
    Published: 10th December 2014
    Hardback | £58.00
  6. Weird John Brown
    The book rehabilitates a concept of "divine violence" to reconsider the story of abolitionist John Brown and to develop a vision for a post-secular American politics.... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2014
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. Ethics as a Work of Charity
    The first comprehensive analysis of Thomas Aquinas's conception of pagan virtue, this book advances a fresh paradigm for understanding the shape and spirit of Thomas's synthesis of Christian and Aristotelian traditions, a distinctive... Learn More
    Published: 23rd July 2014
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  8. His Hiding Place Is Darkness
    This work of comparative theology brings together the Biblical Song of Songs and the Hindu Holy Word of Mouth to show how we can learn interreligiously and honor traditional commitments even while admitting the radical changes,... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2013
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam
    This major philosophic work by one of the most important Muslim and Western religious philosophers of the 20th century continues to exert an important literary, religious, and political influence today.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2013
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £18.99