Bibliography on Nietzsche and Religion

Compiled by Charles Bellinger


Angier, Tom P. S. Either Kierkegaard/or Nietzsche: Moral Philosophy in a New Key. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2006.

Ansell-Pearson, Keith. Nietzsche and Modern German Thought. London: New York, 1991.

Ansell-Pearson, Keith, ed. A Companion to Nietzsche. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub, 2006.

Atchison, Liam J. "Faithful Wounds of an Enemy : Nietzsche's 'Death of God' Invective." Mars Hill Review no 4 (1996): 31-39.

Bambach, Charles R. Heidegger's Roots: Nietzsche, National Socialism and the Greeks. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2003.

Bellinger, Charles K. The Genealogy of Violence : Reflections on Creation, Freedom, and Evil. Oxford: New York, 2001.

Benson, Bruce Ellis. Graven Ideologies : Nietzsche, Derrida & Marion on Modern Idolatry. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2002.

Benson, Bruce Ellis. Pious Nietzsche: Decadence and Dionysian Faith. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008.

Bloom, Harold. Genius : A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds. New York: Warner Books, 2002.

Bonifazi, Conrad. Christendom Attacked; a Comparison of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche. London: Rockliff, 1953.

Brown, Colin, Steve Wilkens, and Alan G. Padgett. Christianity & Western Thought : A History of Philosophers, Ideas & Movements. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1990.

Campolo, Anthony. We Have Met the Enemy, and They Are Partly Right. Waco, Tex.: Jarrell, 1985.

Cate, Curtis. Friedrich Nietzsche. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2005.

Copleston, Frederick Charles. Friedrich Nietzsche : Philosopher of Culture. London Search Press: New York, 1975.

Danto, Arthur C. Nietzsche As Philosopher. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.

Davenport, John J., Anthony Rudd, Alasdair C. MacIntyre, and Philip L. Quinn. Kierkegaard after Macintyre : Essays on Freedom, Narrative, and Virtue. Chicago: Open Court, 2001.

Dumouchel, Paul. Violence and Truth : On the Work of René Girard. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1988.

Eagleton, Terry. The Ideology of the Aesthetic. Oxford, UK: Cambridge Mass. USA Blackwell, 1990.

Emmanuel, Steven M. The Blackwell Guide to the Modern Philosophers : From Descartes to Nietzsche. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.

Evans, John Charles. "Nietzsche on Christ Vs. Christianity." Soundings 78 (1995): 571-88.

Franck, Didier, Bettina Bergo, and Philippe Farah. Nietzsche and the Shadow of God. Evanston, Ill: Northwestern University Press, 2012.

Fraser, Giles. Redeeming Nietzsche : On the Piety of Unbelief. London ; New York: Routledge, 2002.

Friedman, Richard Elliott. The Disappearance of God : A Divine Mystery. Boston: Little Brown and Co., 1995.

Geffré, Claude, Jean Pierre Jossua, and Marcus Lefébure. Nietzsche and Christianity. Edinburgh T. & T. Clark: New York, 1981.

Girard, René. I See Satan Fall Like Lightning. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2001.

Golomb, Jacob. Nietzsche and Zion. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Guignon, Charles B., ed. The Existentialists: Critical Essays on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004.

Harper, Ralph. The Seventh Solitude; Man's Isolation in Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky, and Nietzsche. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1965.

Henriksen, Jan-Olav. The Reconstruction of Religion : Lessing, Kierkegaard, and Niezsche. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.

Herrera, Robert A. Reasons for Our Rhymes : An Inquiry into the Philosophy of History. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.

Hill, Claire Ortiz. The Roots and Flowers of Evil in Baudelaire, Nietzsche, and Hitler. Chicago, Ill: Open Court, 2006.

Hill, R. Kevin. Nietzsche's Critiques: The Kantian Foundations of His Thought. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003.

Hovey, Craig. Nietzsche and Theology. London: T & T Clark, 2008.

Howe, J. Thomas. Faithful to the Earth: Nietzsche and Whitehead on God and the Meaning of Human Life. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.

Hubben, William. Four Prophets of Our Destiny; Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, Kafka. New York: Macmillan, 1952.

Janaway, Christopher. Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's Genealogy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Jaspers, Karl. Nietzsche and Christianity. Chicago: H. Regnery Co., 1961.

Kee, Alistair. Nietzsche against the Crucified. London: SCM, 1999.

Kellenberger, James. Kierkegaard and Nietzsche : Faith and Eternal Acceptance. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

Knight, George Wilson. Christ and Nietzsche; an Essay in Poetic Wisdom. London: New York Staples Press. stamped New York J. de Graff, 1948.

LaMothe, Kimerer L. Nietzsche's Dancers: Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, and the Revaluation of Christian Values. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Leiter, Brian, and Neil Sinhababu, eds. Nietzsche and Morality. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2007.

Loeb, Paul S. The Death of Nietzsche's Zarathustra. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Lønning, Per. The Dilemma of Contemporary Theology Prefigured in Luther, Pascal, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche. Oslo Universitetsforlaget; New York: Humanities Press, 1964.

Magnus, Bernd, and Kathleen Marie Higgins, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

May, Rollo. The Discovery of Being : Writings in Existential Psychology. New York: Norton, 1983.

Michalski, Krzysztof. The Flame of Eternity: An Interpretation of Nietzsche's Thought. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2012.

Mulhall, Stephen. Philosophical Myths of the Fall. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Müller-Lauter, Wolfgang. Nietzsche : His Philosophy of Contradictions and the Contradictions of His Philosophy. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Murphy, Tim. Nietzsche, Metaphor, Religion. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001.

Natoli, Charles M. Nietzsche and Pascal on Christianity. New York: P. Lang, 1985.

O'Flaherty, James C., Timothy F. Sellner, and Robert Meredith Helm. Studies in Nietzsche and the Classical Tradition. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1976.

———. Studies in Nietzsche and the Judaeo-Christian Tradition. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985.

Phillips, D. Z. Religion and Morality. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.

Quigley, John M. The Superman of Nazareth : Towards a More Jesuan Christianity after Nietzsche. Lewes, Sussex, England: Book Guild Ltd., 2000.

Ratner-Rosenhagen, Jennifer. American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Reginster, Bernard. The Affirmation of Life: Nietzsche on Overcoming Nihilism. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2006.

Reinhardt, Kurt F. The Existentialist Revolt; the Main Themes and Phases of Existentialism: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Jaspers, Sartre, Marcel. New York: F. Ungar Pub. Co., 1960.

Rempel, Morgan. Nietzsche, Psychohistory, and the Birth of Christianity. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Richards, W. Wiley. The Bible and Christian Traditions : Keys to Understanding the Allegorical Subplot of Nietzsche's Zarathustra. New York: P. Lang, 1990.

Richardson, John. Nietzsche's New Darwinism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Roberts, Tyler T. Contesting Spirit : Nietzsche, Affirmation, Religion. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998.

Santaniello, Weaver. Nietzsche and the Gods. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001.

———. Nietzsche, God, and the Jews : His Critique of Judeo-Christianity in Relation to the Nazi Myth. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.

Schacht, Richard. Nietzsche, Genealogy, Morality : Essays on Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

Schalow, Frank. "Christianity's Elusive Style : Nietzsche and the Dilemma of Modernity." Horizons 19 (1992): 70-83.

Shaw, Tamsin. Nietzsche's Political Skepticism. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2007.

Smart, Ninian. Nineteenth Century Religious Thought in the West. Cambridge: New York Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Solomon, Robert C. Living with Nietzsche: What the Great "Immoralist" Has to Teach Us. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Sproul, R. C. The Consequences of Ideas : Understanding the Concepts That Shaped Our World. Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books, 2000.

Stauffer, Jill, and Bettina Bergo. Nietzsche and Levinas: "After the Death of a Certain God". New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Thompson, R. Motson. Nietzsche and Christian Ethics. New York: Philosophical Library, 1951.

Tuttle, Howard N. The Crowd Is Untruth : The Existential Critique of Mass Society in the Thought of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Ortega Y Gasset. New York: P. Lang, 1996.

Vattimo, Gianni. After Christianity. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

———. Belief. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1999.

———. Nietzsche: An Introduction. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2002.

———. Nihilism & Emancipation: Ethics, Politics, & Law. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.

Vattimo, Gianni. Dialogue with Nietzsche. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.

Westphal, Merold. Suspicion and Faith : The Religious Uses of Modern Atheism. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1993.

Williams, Stephen N. The Shadow of the Antichrist: Nietzsche's Critique of Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2006.

Young, Julian. Friedrich Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Young, Julian. Nietzsche's Philosophy of Religion. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Zupančič, Alenka. The Shortest Shadow: Nietzsche's Philosophy of the Two. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2003.