Doctrine of Creation

Doctrine of Creation : Essays in Dogmatics, History and Philosophy

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This text is part of the "New Studies in Constructive Theology" series. The author explores the Christian doctrine of creation, its nature, its importance and its history. Also examined are the origins of the doctrine of creation in the Bible, and the relation between the doctrine and science.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0748607927
  • 9780748607921

Table of contents

"Maker of Heaven and Earth" - an introduction to some essential concepts; what kind of world? the Bible, the Greeks and the question of ontology; towards a theology of mediation - aspects of the early history; creation out of nothing - eternity, time and the will of God; Aristotle, creation and the rise of science; a new theology of nature -from Scotus to Kant; returning to the Trinity - a tale of five centuries; creation and providence - God's interaction with the world; creation and new creation - in the image and likeness of God; eschatology and ethics.show more