Randall, Albert B.

Dr. Bert Randall is Professor of Philosophy at Austin Peay State University. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Oklahoma.

Holy Scriptures as Justifications for War
2007 0-7734-5217-6
This study explores in literalism and inerrancy as the interpretive basis of some Jewish, Christian and Muslim justifications of acts of violence. In the end, an argument is made, on historical, scriptural, moral and theological grounds, rejecting Holy War as a perversion of God’s creation.



Mystery of Hope in the Philosophy of Gabriel Marcel (1888-1973). Hope and Homo Viator
1992 0-7734-9160-0
The present work is the only work in English which exclusively explores Marcel's understanding of hope. Examines hope as it relates to many categories, among them activity-act-life, anxiety-strangeness, availability-unavailability, being-having, captivity-trials, charity, communion-intersubjectivity, concrete philosophy, creativity, death, desire, despair, faith, prayer, sacrifice-suicide, and many more. Additionally the book offers a spiritual biography of Marcel based on his two essays in autobiography, a bibliography of secondary material, and appendices which index Marcel's major passages on the themes described above.

Theologies of War and Peace Among Jews, Christians, and Muslims
1998 0-7734-8254-7