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  1. Beverley Clack & Brian R. Clack (2014). Philosophy of Religion: A Critical Introduction. Polity.
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  2. Brian R. Clack (2012). Earl Stanley B. Fronda Wittgenstein's (Misunderstood) Religious Thought (Leiden: Brill, 2010). Pp. Xvi+ 242.£ 84.00 (Hbk). ISBN 978 90 04 18609 5. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 48 (2):269-273.
  3. Brian R. Clack (2005). Religion and Wittgenstein's Legacy. Ars Disputandi 5.
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  4. Brian R. Clack (2004). Scapegoat Rituals in Wittgensteinian Perspective. In Kevin Schilbrack (ed.), Thinking Through Rituals: Philosophical Perspectives. Routledge. 99.
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  5. Brian R. Clack (2003). Response to Phillips. Religious Studies 39 (2):203-209.
    In this response to D. Z. Phillips's critique of my interpretation of Wittgenstein's view of magic and ritual, I counter Phillips's claim that I have misrepresented the Wittgensteinian view of ritual, consider the instrumentalist dimension of the Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough, offer some objections to Phillips's expressivist view that a ritual ‘says itself’, and detect obscurantism in his approach to the study of religion.
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  6. Brian R. Clack (2001). Wittgenstein and Magic. In Robert L. Arrington & Mark Addis (eds.), Wittgenstein and Philosophy of Religion. Routledge.
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  7. Brian R. Clack (1999). Wittgenstein, Frazer, and Religion. St. Martin's Press.
    In the first full-length analysis of Wittgenstein's Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough, Brian R. Clack presents a fresh and innovative interpretation of Wittgenstein's conception of religion. While previous commentators have tended to sideline the Remarks on Frazer, Clack shows how the key to Wittgenstein's thought on religion lies in these remarks on primitive magico-religious observances. This book shows that Wittgenstein neither embraces expressivism, as it is generally assumed, nor straightforwardly denies instrumentalism. Focusing instead on Wittgenstein's suggestion that magic (...)
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  8. Brian R. Clack (1998). Dan Cohn-Sherbok (Ed.). Islam in a World of Diverse Faiths. Pp. XVIII+218. (Basingstoke & London: Macmillan, 1997.) £45.00 Hbk, £15.99 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 34 (1):115-118.
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  9. Brian R. Clack (1998). Don Garrett (Ed.). The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza. Pp. XIII+465. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.) £40.00 Hbk, £12.95 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 34 (1):115-118.
  10. Brian R. Clack (1998). Max Charlesworth. Religious Inventions: Four Essays. Pp. IX+157. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.) £32.50 Hbk, £11.95 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 34 (1):115-118.
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  11. Brian R. Clack (1998). Michael Palmer, Freud and Jung on Religion. (London: Routledge, 1997.) Pp. X+238. £45 Hb, £13.99 Pb. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 34 (3):353-367.
  12. Brian R. Clack (1998). Ninian Smart. Reflections in the Mirror of Religion. (Edited with an Introduction by John P. Burris.) Pp. XIII+237. (Basingstoke & London: Macmillan, 1997.) £40.00 Hbk, £15.99 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 34 (1):115-118.
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  13. Brian R. Clack (1998). W. Mark Richardson & Wesley J. Wildman (Eds). Religion and Science: History, Method, Dialogue. Pp. XX+450. (London: Routledge, 1996.) £50.00 Hbk, £16.99 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 34 (1):115-118.
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  14. Brian R. Clack (1997). Bernd Magnus & Kathleen M. Higgins (Eds). The Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche. Pp. IX+403. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.) £40.00 Hbk, £12.95 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 33 (3):361-362.
  15. Brian R. Clack (1997). Charley D. Hardwick, Events of Grace: Naturalism, Existentialism, and Theology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.) Pp. XVI+309. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 33 (4):485-487.
  16. Brian R. Clack (1997). Dan Cohn-Sherbok. Medieval Jewish Philosophy: An Introduction. Pp. XI+196. (Richmond: Curzon Press, 1996.) £35.00 Hbk, £12.99 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 33 (3):361-362.
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  17. Brian R. Clack (1997). I. M. Lewis. Religion in Context (Second Edition). Pp. XV+198. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.) £35.00 Hbk, £12.95 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 33 (3):361-362.
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  18. Brian R. Clack (1997). Paul Gwynne. Special Divine Action: Key Issues in the Contemporary Debate (1965–1995). Pp. 372. (Rome: Gregorian University Press, 1996.) $28.00. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 33 (3):361-362.
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  19. Brian R. Clack (1997). Rudolf Otto. Autobiographical and Social Essays. Edited by Gregory D. Alles. Pp. 317. (Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1996.) DM 68,00. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 33 (3):361-362.
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  20. Brian R. Clack (1997). Rodney Stark & William Sims Bainbridge. A Theory of Religion. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1996.) Pp. 386. $17.95. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 33 (4):485-487.
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  21. Brian R. Clack (1997). Shivesh C. Thakur. Religion and Social Justice. (London: Macmillan, 1996.) Pp. 145. £35.00. Religious Studies 33 (4):485-487.
  22. Brian R. Clack (1997). Vincent Geoghegan. Ernst Bloch. (London: Routledge, 1996.) Pp. 197. £40.00 Hbk, £13.99 Pbk. Religious Studies 33 (4):485-487.
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  23. Brian R. Clack (1997). Walter H. Capps. Religious Studies: The Making of a Discipline. (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.) Pp. XXIII+368. Religious Studies 33 (4):485-487.
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  24. Brian R. Clack (1997). Walter H. Capps. Religious Studies 33 (4):485-487.
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  25. Brian R. Clack (1996). Steven M. Emmanuel. Kierkegaard and the Concept of Revelation. (Albany:State University of New York Press, 1996.) Pp. Xii+190. $12.95.Glyn Richards. Studies in Religion: A Comparative Approach to Theological and Philosophical Themes. (London & Basingstoke:Macmillan, 1995.) Pp. X+214. £40.00.Anthony C. Thiselton. Interpreting God and the Postmodern Self: On Meaning, Manipulation and Promise. (Edinburgh: T.& T. Clark, 1995.) Pp. Xi+180.£ 9.95Peter Vardy. The Puzzle of God (Expanded Edition). (London: Fount, 1995.)Pp. 240. £7.95.Ian R. Walker. Faith and Belief: A Philosophical Approach. (Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press, 1994.) Pp. Xi + 297. $29.95 Hbk, $19.95 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 32 (3):427.
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  26. Brian R. Clack (1996). Steven M. Emmanuel. Kierkegaard and the Concept of Revelation.(Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996.) Pp. Xii+ 190. $12.95. Glyn Richards. Studies in Religion: A Comparative Approach to Theological and Philosophical Themes.(London & Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1995.) Pp. X+ 214.£ 40.00. Anthony C. Thiselton. Interpreting God and the Postmodern Self: On Meaning, Manipulation and Promise.(Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1995.) Pp. Xi+ 180.£ 9.95 Peter Vardy. The Puzzle of God (Expanded Edition).(London ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 32 (3):427-429.
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  27. Brian R. Clack (1996). Wittgenstein and Expressive Theories of Religion. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 40 (1):47 - 61.
  28. Brian R. Clack, C. B. & H. P. (1996). Eberhard Herrmann. Scientific Theory and Religious Belief: An Essay on the Rationality of Views of Life. Pp. 128. (Kampen, The Netherlands: Kok Pharos Publishing House, 1995.) Dfl. 69.90.Peter Van Inwagen. God, Knowledge and Mystery: Essays in Philosophical Theology, Pp. 284. (Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 1995.)Morton Klass. Ordered Universes: Approaches to the Anthropology of Religion. Pp. Xiv + 177. (Oxford: Westview Press, 1995.) £37.00 Hb, £11.50 Pb.Ian S. Markham. Plurality and Christian Ethics. Pp. Xiv + 225. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.) £32.50.M. A. Stewart & John P. Wright, Ed. Hume and Hume's Connexions. Pp. Xvi + 266. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1994.) £39.50. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 32 (2):293.
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  29. Brian R. Clack, A. B. P. & R. C. B. (1996). Robert Audi, Ed. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Pp. Xxviii+882. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.) £55.00 Hbk, £17.95 Pbk.Stephen R.L. Clark. How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy. Pp. Vii+223. (London: Routledge, 1995.) £40.00.D. Z. Phillips. Introducing Philosophy. Pp. Xii+206. (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1996.) £40.00 Hbk, £11.99 Pbk.Paul Ricoeur. Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative and Imagination. Pp. Viii+340. (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.)Frederick Sontag. Wittgenstein and the Mystical: Philosophy as an Ascetic Practice. Pp. Xii+167. (Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press, 1995.) $34.95 Hbk, $22.95 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 32 (4):529-531.
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  30. Brian R. Clack (1995). Alan G. Padgett, Ed. Reason and the Christian Religion: Essays in Honour of Richard Swinburne. Pp. 362. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994.) £40.00.James George Frazer. The Golden Bough (a New Abridgement by Robert Fraser). Pp. Xlix + 858. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.) £10.99 Pb.H.-E. Mertens & L. Boeve, Eds. Naming God Today. Pp. 104. (Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1994.) 380.-BEF.Christopher Nugent. Mysticism, Death and Dying. Pp. Xiv + 127. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.) $12.95.Marian F. Sia & Santiago Sia. From Suffering to God: Exploring Our Images of God in the Light of Suffering. Pp. Xii + 207. (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994.) £40.00.John E. Thiel. Nonfoundationalism. Pp. Xii + 123. (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994.). [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (2):281.
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  31. Brian R. Clack (1995). Alan G. Padgett, Ed. Reason and the Christian Religion: Essays in Honour of Richard Swinburne. Pp. 362.(Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994.)£ 40.00. James George Frazer. The Golden Bough (a New Abridgement by Robert Fraser). Pp. Xlix+ 858.(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.)£ 10.99 Pb. H.-E. Mertens & L. Boeve, Eds. Naming God Today. Pp. 104.(Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1994.) 380.-BEF. Christopher Nugent. Mysticism, Death and Dying. Pp. Xiv+ 127.(Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994 ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (2):281-284.
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  32. Brian R. Clack (1995). Ann W. Astell (Ed.). Divine Representations. Pp. 269. (Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press, 1994). $17.95 Pbk.T. E. Burke. Questions of Belief. Pp. 115. (Aldershot: Avebury, 1995). £30.00.Ursula King (Ed.). Gender and Religion. Pp. 324. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1995). £40.00 Hbk, £13.95 Pbk.J. J. MacIntosh and H. A. Meynell. Faith, Scepticism and Personal Identity. Pp. Xviii + 304. (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1994).Thomas V. Morris (Ed.). God and the Philosophers. Pp. 285. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994). £17.50.Anton Wessels. Europe: Was It Ever Really Christian? Pp. 242. (London: SCM Press, 1994). £12.95 Pbk.Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick. A History of Pagan Europe. Pp. Xv + 262. (London: Routledge, 1995). £25.00. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (4):549.
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  33. Brian R. Clack (1995). Ann W. Astell (Ed.). Divine Representations. Pp. 269.(Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press, 1994). $17.95 Pbk. TE Burke. Questions of Belief. Pp. 115.(Aldershot: Avebury, 1995).£ 30.00. Ursula King (Ed.). Gender and Religion. Pp. 324.(Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1995).£ 40.00 Hbk,£ 13.95 Pbk. JJ MacIntosh and HA Meynell. Faith, Scepticism and Personal Identity. Pp. Xviii+ 304.(Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1994). Thomas V. Morris (Ed.). God and the Philosophers. Pp. 285.(Oxford: Oxford University ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (4):549-551.
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  34. Brian R. Clack (1995). Colin Falck. Myth, Truth and Literature: Towards a True Post-Modernism. Pp. Xix+ 208.(Cambridge University Press, 1994.)£ 27.50. Luke Gormally (Ed.). Moral Truth and Moral Tradition: Essays in Honour of Peter Geach and Elizabeth Anscombe. Pp. 243.(Blackrock: Four Courts Press, 1994.)£ 35.00. Thomas F. Tracy, Ed. The God Who Acts. Pp. Xi+ 148.(Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994.) $28.50 Hb, $14.95 Pb. Irena SM Makarushka. Religious Imagination and Language in Emerson and Nietzsche ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (3):413-416.
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  35. Brian R. Clack (1995). D. Z. Phillips, Wittgenstein and Religion. Religious Studies 31 (1):111.
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  36. Brian R. Clack (1995). Frank G. Kirkpatrick. Together Bound: God, History, and the Religious Community. Pp. Xviii+195. (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994).£27.50.Jonathan L. Kvanvig. The Problem of Hell. Pp. Viii+182. (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993). £22.50.Anders Nordgren. Evolutionary Thinking: An Analysis of Rationality, Morality and Religion From an Evolutionary Perspective. Pp. 244. (Stockholm: Almqvist and Wicksell (Studia Philosophiae Religionis), 1994). SEK 218.Jean Porter. The Recovery of Virtue. Pp. 208. (London: S.P.C.K., 1994).Elizabeth S. Radcliffe and Carol J. White (Eds). Faith in Theory and Practice: Essays on Justifying Religious Belief. Pp. Xix + 235. (Chicago and La Salle, Illinois: Open Court, 1993).John E. Smith. Quasi-Religions: Humanism, Marxism and Nationalism. Pp. 154. (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994). £11–99 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (1):145.
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  37. Brian R. Clack (1995). Frank G. Kirkpatrick. Together Bound: God, History, and the Religious Community. Pp. Xviii+ 195.(New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994).£ 27.50. Jonathan L. Kvanvig. The Problem of Hell. Pp. Viii+ 182.(New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993).£ 22.50. Anders Nordgren. Evolutionary Thinking: An Analysis of Rationality, Morality and Religion From an Evolutionary Perspective. Pp. 244.(Stockholm: Almqvist and Wicksell (Studia Philosophiae Religionis), 1994). SEK 218. Jean Porter. The ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (1):145-147.
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  38. Brian R. Clack, C. J., B. P., H. P. & C. B. (1995). Colin Falck. Myth, Truth and Literature: Towards a True Post-Modernism. (Second Edition.) Pp. Xix + 208. (Cambridge University Press, 1994.) £27.50.Luke Gormally (Ed.). Moral Truth and Moral Tradition: Essays in Honour of Peter Geach and Elizabeth Anscombe. Pp. 243. (Blackrock: Four Courts Press, 1994.) £35.00.Thomas F. Tracy, Ed. The God Who Acts. Pp. Xi + 148. (Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994.) $28.50 Hb, $14.95 Pb.Irena S. M. Makarushka. Religious Imagination and Language in Emerson and Nietzsche. Pp. Xviii + 133. (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994.) £35.00.Weaver Santaniello. Nietzsche, God and the Jews. Pp. Xvi + 232. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.) $17.95.Donald Wiebe. Beyond Legitimation: Essays on the Problem of Religious Knowledge. Pp. Xiii + 243. (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994.) £40.00. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (3):413.
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  39. Brian R. Clack (1994). Richard H. Bell, Ed. Simone Weil's Philosophy of Culture: Readings Toward a Divine Humanity. Pp. Xviii + 318. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,£37.50Stephen R. L. Clark. How to Think About the Earth: Philosophical and Theological Models for Ecology. Pp. Viii+168. (London: Mowbray, 1993.) £12.99 Pbk.Toby E. Huff. The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West.Pp. 409. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.) £35.00.Tomoko Masuzawa. In Search of Dreamtime: The Quest for the Origin of Religion.Pp. 223. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.) £11.95 Pbk.Arthur Peacocke. Theology for a Scientific Age (Enlarged Edition). Pp. X + 438.(London: SCM Press, 1993.) £15.00 Pbk.Roger Trigg. Rationality and Science: Can Science Explain Everything? Pp. Viii + 248. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1993.) £40.00 Hbk, £12.99 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 30 (3):375.
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  40. Brian R. Clack (1994). Richard H. Bell, Ed. Simone Weil's Philosophy of Culture: Readings Toward a Divine Humanity. Pp. Xviii+ 318.(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,£ 37.50 Stephen RL Clark. How to Think About the Earth: Philosophical and Theological Models for Ecology. Pp. Viii+ 168.(London: Mowbray, 1993.)£ 12.99 Pbk. Toby E. Huff. The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West. Pp. 409.(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.)£ 35.00. Tomoko Masuzawa. In Search of Dreamtime: The Quest for the Origin ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 30 (3):375-377.
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  41. Brian R. Clack (1994). Robert W. Brockway. Myth From the Ice Age to Mickey Mouse. Pp. X + 187. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993.) $16.95.Don Cupitt. After All: Religion Without Alienation. Pp. 121. (London: SCM Press, 1994.) £9·95 Pb.Adina Davidovich. Religion as a Province of Meaning: The KantianFoundations of Modern Theology. Pp. Xvii + 338. (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993.)Immanuel Kant. The One Possible Basis for a Demonstration of theExistence of God. Translated and Introduced by Gordon Treash. Pp. 247. (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.) £11.95 Pb.William H. Poteat. The Primacy of Persons and the Language of Culture. (Essays by William H. Poteat, Edited by J. M. Nickell and J. W. Stines.) Pp. 343.(Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1993.) £44·95.Luber Velecky. Aquinas' Five Arguments in the Summa Theologiae Ia 2, 3. Pp. Xi + 140. (Kampen, The Netherlands: Kok Pharos Publishing House, 1994.) Dfl. 65.David Wisdo. The Life of Irony and the Ethics O. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 30 (4):539.
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  42. Brian R. Clack (1994). Robert W. Brockway. Myth From the Ice Age to Mickey Mouse. Pp. X+ 187.(Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993.) $16.95. Don Cupitt. After All: Religion Without Alienation. Pp. 121.(London: SCM Press, 1994.)£ 9· 95 Pb. Adina Davidovich. Religion as a Province of Meaning: The KantianFoundations of Modern Theology. Pp. Xvii+ 338.(Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993.) Immanuel Kant. The One Possible Basis for a Demonstration of theExistence of God. Translated and Introduced by Gordon Treash. Pp. 247 ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 30 (4):539-542.
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  43. Brian R. Clack (1992). Cyril Barrett. Wittgenstein on Ethics and Religious Belief. Pp. Xiv + 285. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1992.) £45.00. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 28 (4):577.
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  44. Brian R. Clack (1992). Donald Wiebe. The Irony of Theology and the Nature of Religious Thought. Donald Wiebe. Pp. Xiv + 216. (McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991.) £37.95. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 28 (1):120.
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