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September 18, 2014 "In the News" and New Monographs

posted 18 Sep 2014, 07:05 by Isabella Guthrie-McNaughton   [ updated 18 Sep 2014, 12:08 ]
"In the News"

The University of Toronto Library system has once again ranked in the top three university library systems in North America. It ranked third after Harvard and Yale universities. It is the top university library in Canada.
New Monographs

Buijs, G.J., J.T. Sunier and P.G.A. Versteeg (eds.). Risky Liaisons? Democracy and Religion : Reflections and Case Studies. Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2013. BL 65 .P7 R56 2013

Smith, James K.A. How (Not) to Be Secular: Reading Charles Taylor. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans, 2014. BR 100 .S533 2014

Thomas, Heath A., Jeremy Evans and Paul Copan (eds.). Holy War in the Bible: Christian Morality and an Old Testament Problem. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2013. BS 680 .W2 H65 2013

Van der Walt, B.J. At the Cradle of a Christian Philosophy: Calvin, Vollenhoven, Stoker, Dooyeweerd. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa (ICCA), 2014. BR 100 .V2828 2014
[Table of Contents: Preface / M.F. Heyns -- The uniqueness of John Calvin's (1509-1564) Philosophia Christiana -- The Christian philosophy of D.H.Th. Vollenhoven (1892-1978) -- The Christian philosopher, H.G. Stoker (1899-1993) -- The Christian philosophy of H. Dooyeweerd (1894-1977)]

Van der Walt, B.J. Constancy & Change: Historical Types and Trends in the Passion of the Western Mind. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa (ICCA), 2014. BR 100 .V2829 2014
[Table of Contents: Preface / Annette Combrink -- Introduction -- How to portray the history of philosophy : exploring historiographical problems and methodologies -- A scripturally oriented perspective on the history of Western intellectual thinking : the origin, contours of and questions about the consistent problem-historical method -- Flying on the wings of Vollenhoven's radical Christian worldview : a reconsideration of current typologies of Christian worldviews -- The concept of 'woman' : a feminist historiography of the relation between male and female -- The implications of a consistent problem-historical method of philosophical historiography for gender differences and relationships]