Metaphysics and the Tri-Personal God

Metaphysics and the Tri-Personal God

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This is the first full-length study of the doctrine of the Trinity from the standpoint of analytic philosophical theology. William Hasker reviews the evidence concerning fourth-century pro-Nicene trinitarianism in the light of recent developments in the scholarship on this period, arguing for particular interpretations of crucial concepts. He then reviews and criticizes recent work on the issue of the divine three-in-oneness, including systematic theologians such as
Barth, Rahner, Moltmann, and Zizioulas, and analytic philosophers of religion such as Leftow, van Inwagen, Craig, and Swinburne. In the final part of the book he develops a carefully articulated social doctrine of the Trinity which is coherent, intelligible, and faithful to scripture and
tradition.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 156 x 231 x 15mm | 424g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0198803141
  • 9780198803140
  • 1,001,734

Table of contents

PART ONE: TRINITARIAN FOUNDATIONS; PART TWO: TRINITARIAN OPTIONS; PART THREE: TRINITARIAN CONSTRUCTION
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It is a splendid work of devoted theological scholarship. * Keith E. Yandell, Journal of Theological Studies * I must end by congratulating Hasker on a very informative, very clear, . . . very persuasive, and much needed book. * Richard Swinburne, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion * This is an insightful, clear, rigorous, and helpful account. * James T. Turner, Jr The Expository Times *
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About William Hasker

William Hasker (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh), is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana, where he taught from 1966 until 2000. His main interests in philosophy are philosophy of religion and philosophy of mind. He is the author of Metaphysics (1983), God, Time, and Knowledge (1989), The Emergent Self (1999), Providence, Evil, and the Openness of God (2004), and The Triumph of God
Over Evil (2008).
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