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Describing the hand of God : divine agency and Augustinian obstacles to the dialogue between theology and science, Robert Brennan

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Describing the hand of God : divine agency and Augustinian obstacles to the dialogue between theology and science
Title
Describing the hand of God
Title remainder
divine agency and Augustinian obstacles to the dialogue between theology and science
Statement of responsibility
Robert Brennan
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Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of how traditional understandings of God's agency have complicated theology's rapprochement with science, and how an alternative post-Augustinian approach offers a way forward
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Brennan, Robert
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non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Newton, Isaac
  • Barth, Karl
  • Barth, Karl
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Religion and science
  • Providence and government of God
  • Providence and government of God
  • Religion and science
Label
Describing the hand of God : divine agency and Augustinian obstacles to the dialogue between theology and science, Robert Brennan
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Publication
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Half title; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Divine Agency: A Source of Unresolved Issues between Theology and Science; False Starts at Conciliatory Dialogue; Complexity of the Theology and Science Dialogue; Can the Reality of God's Personal Interaction with Humans Be Maintained?; Technical Issues Related to the Theology and Science Dialogue; Divine Agency Develops from Three Factors Commonly Understood in Early Modernity and the Possibility of an Alternative; Chapter 2. Divine Agency, Inspiration, Perfection, and Generic Theology
  • The Convergence of Augustinian Inspiration and Perfect-being Theology in Early Modern Science's Synthesis of an Impersonal Description of Divine Agency in the WorldPerfect-being Theology Remains a Contemporary Issue; Perfect-being Theology at the Beginnings of the Modern Period until the Mid-Nineteenth Century; The Two Books of God's Revelation as a Factor in Early Modern Understanding of Divine Agency; Inspiration as Guarantee of God's Action-the Third Factor; Augustine's Description of Inspiration by Way of Tertullian; Incarnational Divine Agency and Inspiration
  • Chapter 3. Newton and God/Providence Inspiring the UniverseNewton as Theologian; Newton Studies: Open-ended and Controversial; Aether and Spirit; Matter in a Nutshell: Permeable to the Spirit; Cosmic Strings (after a Fashion): Newton's Gravity; The Sensorium of God; (Newton) Clarke-Leibniz Correspondence; God's Law Revealed by Augustinian Ekstasis Inspiration of Infinite Space; After Newton; Vestiges of Divine Perfection in Nature; Chapter 4. Divine Agency Implying Perfection and the Existence of the Metaphysical Soul; Perfection as Precondition Challenged by Science
  • Darwin: Perfection No MoreHuxley: Metaphysics No More; The Legacy-the Shape of the Stumbling Block to the Dialogue between Theology and Science; Chapter 5. Describing Divine Agency in Humans Pneumatologically and Christologically Beginning with Christ; Barth's Non-Augustinian Pneumatology; Scholarly Debate on Barth's Pneumatology in Church Dogmatics; Natural Theology and Non-Augustinian Pneumatology; Holy Spirit and Humanity; Barth's Doctrine of Scripture; Barth's Anthropology and Holy Spirit; Why Barth Stops-Mystery and Holy Spirit
  • Barth, Incarnational Divine Agency, and Resolving One Area of TensionChapter 6. Dialogue with One Obstacle Removed; Revised Divine Agency and the Dialogue with Science; Revised Divine Agency and Doctrine's Function; Implications for the Current Debate: Foundations of Shifting Sand: Which Assumptions? Whose Analysis?; Bibliography; Back cover
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ocn952447906
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780227905326
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
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JSTOR
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22573/ctt1cg4qfw
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)952447906
Label
Describing the hand of God : divine agency and Augustinian obstacles to the dialogue between theology and science, Robert Brennan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Half title; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Divine Agency: A Source of Unresolved Issues between Theology and Science; False Starts at Conciliatory Dialogue; Complexity of the Theology and Science Dialogue; Can the Reality of God's Personal Interaction with Humans Be Maintained?; Technical Issues Related to the Theology and Science Dialogue; Divine Agency Develops from Three Factors Commonly Understood in Early Modernity and the Possibility of an Alternative; Chapter 2. Divine Agency, Inspiration, Perfection, and Generic Theology
  • The Convergence of Augustinian Inspiration and Perfect-being Theology in Early Modern Science's Synthesis of an Impersonal Description of Divine Agency in the WorldPerfect-being Theology Remains a Contemporary Issue; Perfect-being Theology at the Beginnings of the Modern Period until the Mid-Nineteenth Century; The Two Books of God's Revelation as a Factor in Early Modern Understanding of Divine Agency; Inspiration as Guarantee of God's Action-the Third Factor; Augustine's Description of Inspiration by Way of Tertullian; Incarnational Divine Agency and Inspiration
  • Chapter 3. Newton and God/Providence Inspiring the UniverseNewton as Theologian; Newton Studies: Open-ended and Controversial; Aether and Spirit; Matter in a Nutshell: Permeable to the Spirit; Cosmic Strings (after a Fashion): Newton's Gravity; The Sensorium of God; (Newton) Clarke-Leibniz Correspondence; God's Law Revealed by Augustinian Ekstasis Inspiration of Infinite Space; After Newton; Vestiges of Divine Perfection in Nature; Chapter 4. Divine Agency Implying Perfection and the Existence of the Metaphysical Soul; Perfection as Precondition Challenged by Science
  • Darwin: Perfection No MoreHuxley: Metaphysics No More; The Legacy-the Shape of the Stumbling Block to the Dialogue between Theology and Science; Chapter 5. Describing Divine Agency in Humans Pneumatologically and Christologically Beginning with Christ; Barth's Non-Augustinian Pneumatology; Scholarly Debate on Barth's Pneumatology in Church Dogmatics; Natural Theology and Non-Augustinian Pneumatology; Holy Spirit and Humanity; Barth's Doctrine of Scripture; Barth's Anthropology and Holy Spirit; Why Barth Stops-Mystery and Holy Spirit
  • Barth, Incarnational Divine Agency, and Resolving One Area of TensionChapter 6. Dialogue with One Obstacle Removed; Revised Divine Agency and the Dialogue with Science; Revised Divine Agency and Doctrine's Function; Implications for the Current Debate: Foundations of Shifting Sand: Which Assumptions? Whose Analysis?; Bibliography; Back cover
Control code
ocn952447906
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780227905326
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1cg4qfw
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)952447906

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