By Torrance Kirby, Rahim Acar, Bilal Bas
From Greco-Roman Antiquity via to the eu Enlightenment, philosophy and non secular concept have been inseparably interwoven. This was once both the case for the preferred common or 'pagan' religions of the traditional international because it was once for the 3 pre-eminent 'religions of the book', particularly Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The long and concerned come upon of the Greek philosophical culture - and particularly of the Platonic, Aristotelian, and Neoplatonic strands of that culture - at the start with the Hellenistic cults and in this case with the 3 Abrahamic religions, performed a serious position in shaping the fundamental contours of Western highbrow background from Plato to Philo of Alexandria, Plotinus, Porphyry, Augustine, and Proclus; from Aristotle to al-Farabi, Avicenna, al-Gazali, Aquinas and the medieval scholastics, and at last to Meister Eckhart and Nicholas Cusanus and such sleek philosophers and theologians as Richard Hooker, the Cambridge Platonists, Jacob Boehme, and G.W.F. Hegel to call yet a number of. the purpose of the twenty-four essays comprising this quantity is to discover the highbrow worlds of the 3 Abrahamic non secular traditions, their respective methods to scriptural hermeneutics, and their interplay over many centuries at the universal flooring of the inheritance of classical Greek philosophy. The shared objective of members is to illustrate the level to which the 3 Abrahamic religions have created related shared styles of idea in facing the most important spiritual innovations equivalent to the divine, production, windfall, legislation either common and printed, such difficulties because the foundation of evil and the potential for salvation, in addition to defining hermeneutics, that's to claim the style of examining their sacred writings.