God and Contemporary Science

God and Contemporary Science

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This text is part of the "New Studies in Constructive Theology" series. It asks critical questions about the divine action in the world, addressing such issues as miraculous events. Recent work in cosmology, quantum physics and the brain sciences offers opening for a theology of divine action. This is a systematic survey of the relationship between natural science and theology.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 26mm | 458.13g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 0748607986
  • 9780748607983

Table of contents

Systematic theology and post-modernism. Part 1 The God who acts - towards a Biblical theology of God and the world: what is this world thou hast made? - God's relation to the world in the Hebrew Bible; Christology and creation - struggling with the particularity of the Christian story; rethinking the relation of God and the world - Panentheism and the contribution of philosophy. Part 2 The new scientific context: creation and cosmology - what theologians can and cannot learn from scientific cosmology. Part 3 Towards a theology of divine action: the presumption of naturalism; scientific causality, divine causality; understanding human and divine agency.show more

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