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Product Description: Arguably the most influential work of systematic theology in the history of Christianity, Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologiae has shaped all subsequent theology since it was written in the late thirteenth century. This Companion features essays from both specialists in Aquinas' thought and from constructive contemporary theologians to demonstrate how to read the text effectively and how to relate it to past and current theological questions...read more
By Denys Turner (editor)

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9780521879637 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 23, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Arguably the most influential work of systematic theology in the history of Christianity, Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologiae has shaped all subsequent theology since it was written in the late thirteenth century.

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9780521705448 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 23, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Arguably the most influential work of systematic theology in the history of Christianity, Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologiae has shaped all subsequent theology since it was written in the late thirteenth century.

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Product Description: Leaving so few traces of himself behind, Thomas Aquinas seems to defy the efforts of the biographer. Highly visible as a public teacher, preacher, and theologian, he nevertheless has remained nearly invisible as man and saint. What can be discovered about this man, his mind, and his soul? In this short, compelling portrait, Denys Turner clears away the haze of time and brings Thomas vividly to life for contemporary readers - those unfamiliar with the saint as well as those well acquainted with his teachings...read more

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9780300188554 | Yale Univ Pr, May 21, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Leaving so few traces of himself behind, Thomas Aquinas seems to defy the efforts of the biographer.

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9780300205947 | Yale Univ Pr, May 27, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Leaving so few traces of himself behind, Thomas Aquinas seems to defy the efforts of the biographer.

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Product Description: For centuries readers have comfortably accepted Julian of Norwich as simply a mystic. In this astute book, Denys Turner offers a new interpretation of Julian and the significance of her work. Turner argues that this fourteenth-century thinker's sophisticated approach to theological questions places her legitimately within the pantheon of other great medieval theologians, including Thomas Aquinas, Bernard of Clairvaux, and Bonaventure...read more

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9780300163919 | Yale Univ Pr, April 26, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: For centuries readers have comfortably accepted Julian of Norwich as simply a mystic.

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9780300192551 | Yale Univ Pr, June 28, 2013, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: For centuries readers have comfortably accepted Julian of Norwich as simply a mystic.

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Product Description: Negative theology or apophasis--the idea that God is best identified in terms of what we cannot know about him, in terms of "absence", "otherness", "difference"--has been influentiual in modern Christian thought, resonating as it does with secular notions of absence, otherness and difference developed in recent continental philosophy...read more
By Oliver Davies (editor) and Denys Turner (editor)

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9780521817189 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $99.99

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9780521067393 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 26, 2008), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Negative theology or apophasis--the idea that God is best identified in terms of what we cannot know about him, in terms of "absence", "otherness", "difference"--has been influentiual in modern Christian thought, resonating as it does with secular notions of absence, otherness and difference developed in recent continental philosophy.

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Is it possible to think about religious beliefs philosophically? Can theologians learn from philosophers? Can philosophers learn from theologians? Is it possible to be both a good Christian and a good thinker? This book examines the nature of religious belief, especially belief in God, with an eye on both theological and philosophical arguments.
By Brian Davies (editor), Herbert McCabe and Denys Turner (foreword by)

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9780826495471 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 10, 2007, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Is it possible to think about religious beliefs philosophically?

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Product Description: Denys Turner argues that there are reasons of faith why the existence of God should be thought rationally demonstrable and that it is worthwhile revisiting the theology of Thomas Aquinas to see why. The proposition that the existence of God is demonstrable by rational argument is doubted by nearly all philosophical opinion today and is thought by most Christian theologians to be incompatible with Christian faith...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521841610 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 2004, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Denys Turner argues that there are reasons of faith why the existence of God should be thought rationally demonstrable and that it is worthwhile revisiting the theology of Thomas Aquinas to see why.

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9780521602563, titled "Faith, Reason And The Existence Of God" | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2004, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Denys Turner argues that there are reasons of faith why the existence of God should be thought rationally demonstrable and that it is worthwhile revisiting the theology of Thomas Aquinas to see why.

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Product Description: Denys Turner is one of the most accomplished thinkers in contemporary theology. His distinctive contribution to topics as diverse as theology and politics and mysticism and theology is characterized by an incisive iconoclasm and a fervent desire to get at the truth of things...read more

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9780334028888 | Scm Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Denys Turner is one of the most accomplished thinkers in contemporary theology.

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Product Description: Denys Turner is a philosopher who holds a chair in Cambridge's Faculty of Divinity. In this erudite and entertaining lecture he explores the conditions for the belief that God does not exist. According to Turner, the first challenge lies in acknowledging the question 'Does God exist?' to be a valid one...read more

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9780521526326 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Denys Turner is a philosopher who holds a chair in Cambridge's Faculty of Divinity.

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Product Description: For the medieval mystical tradition, the Christian soul meets God in a "cloud of unknowing," a divine darkness of ignorance. This meeting with God is beyond all knowing and beyond all experiencing. Mysticisms of the modern period, on the contrary, place "mystical experience" at the center, and contemporary readers are inclined to misunderstand the medieval tradition in "experientialist" terms...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521453172 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1995, cover price $62.99 | About this edition: For the medieval mystical tradition, the Christian soul meets God in a "cloud of unknowing," a divine darkness of ignorance.

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9780521645614 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: For the medieval mystical tradition, the Christian soul meets God in a "cloud of unknowing," a divine darkness of ignorance.

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Product Description: For centuries male celibates have described, expressed, and celebrated their love of God in the language of sex, most prolifically and characteristically in a thousand years' commentarial tradition on the Song of Songs. After analysing the tradition, its logic and its imagery, Turner provides translations of commentaries by Gregory the Great, Alcuin of York, Hugh of Saint Victor, William of Saint-Thierry, Alan of Lille, Thomas of Perseigne, Thomas Galus, Thomas Aquinas, Giles of Rome, Nicholas of Lyra, Denys the Carthusian, and John of the Cross...read more

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9780879077563 | Cistercian Pubns, May 1, 1995, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Monks and priests - male celibates - have for centuries described, expressed, and celebrated their love for God in the language of sex, most prolifically and characteristically in a thousand-year tradition of theological commentaries on the scriptural Song of Songs.

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9780879079567 | Cistercian Pubns, May 1, 1995, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: For centuries male celibates have described, expressed, and celebrated their love of God in the language of sex, most prolifically and characteristically in a thousand years' commentarial tradition on the Song of Songs.

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Product Description: 'Turner approaches the problem of the relation of Marxism and Christianity in a novel and important way. [An] important contribution to the ongoing Christian-Marxist dialogue. Highly recommended.'

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9780389203513 | Barnes & Noble Imports, March 1, 1983, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: 'Turner approaches the problem of the relation of Marxism and Christianity in a novel and important way.

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