This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
7 September 2015
In his new book, Peter-Ben Smit examines the role of the biblical canon in the work of several influential theologians.
27 August 2015
Keimpe Algra and Katerina Ierodiakonou's book offers a series of in-depth studies on Sextus Empiricus' Against the Physics.
11 June 2015
The book by Prof. Peter-Ben Smit and Jan Jorrit Hasselaar is based on the 'green patriarch' 's visit to the Netherlands in May 2014.
15 January 2015
Transformations of Religion and the Public Sphere is a new book about the myth of (liberal) secularism.
4 September 2014
In this book, the authors demonstrate how religious communities mistrusted each other, while also borrowing each other’s imageries and texts.
28 August 2014
In his new book Penance in Medieval Europe, 600-1200, Dr. Rob Meens sets the rituals of penance and confession in their social and historical contexts.
29 July 2014
Prof. Thijs Pollmann, professor emeritus of Linguistics at Utrecht University, worked on the translation since his retirement in 2004.
27 June 2014
A book by Ryad and Götzbruch about the transnational history of islamic intellectuals during the Interbellum.
10 April 2014
Several authors, amongst whom Marcus Düwell, explore definitions of human dignity in different societal and historical contexts.
21 March 2014
In this project, six articles of Kant's 'Perpetual Peace' are adapted and reworked into a children's book.
12 March 2014
This book brings together ten innovative studies on varieties of masculinity evidenced in several early Christian writings.
21 February 2014
A reconstruction of a pivotal notion in Stoicism, starting from two extant Stoic definitions, 'knowledge of human and divine matters' and 'fitting expertise'.
13 January 2014
The case studies in this volume juxtapose instances of knowledge exchange across a variety of fields usually studied in isolation.
16 December 2013
With this report, the Rathenau Institute wants to contribute to the political and societal debate about climate engineering in the Netherlands.
8 November 2013
This book is a ground-breaking international and interdisciplinary enterprise on the impact of the thought and work of Augustine of Hippo (AD 354 - 430).