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The Oxford handbook of philosophical theology

Author: Thomas P Flint; Michael C Rea
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
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Philosophical theology aims at achieving a theoretical understanding of the nature and attributes of God and of God's relationship to the world and its inhabitants. Contains twenty-six new essays in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas P Flint; Michael C Rea
ISBN: 9780199289202 0199289204
OCLC Number: 232979752
Description: xi, 609 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Thomas P. Flint and Michael C. Rea --
Part I : theological prolegomena --
Authority of scripture, tradition, and the church / Richard Swinburne --
Revelation and inspiration / Stephen T. Davis --
Science and religion / Del Ratzsch --
Theology and mystery / William J. Wainwright --
Part II : divine attributes --
Simplicity and aseity / Jeffrey E. Brower --
Omniscience / Edward Wierenga --
Divine eternity / William Lane Craig --
Omnipotence / Brian Leftow --
Omnipresence / Hud Hudson --
Moral perfection / Laura Garcia --
Part III : God and creation --
Divine action and evolution / Robin Collins --
Divine providence / Thomas P. Flint --
Petitionary prayer / Scott A. Davison --
Morality and divine authority / Mark C. Murphy --
The problem of evil / Paul Draper --
Theodicy / Michael J. Murray --
Skeptical theism and the problem of evil / Michael Bergmann --
Part IV : topics in Christian philosophical theology --
The Trinity / Michael C. Rea --
Original sin and atonement / Oliver D. Crisp --
The Incarnation / Richard Cross --
The resurrection of the body / Trenton Merricks --
Heaven and hell / Jerry L. Walls --
The Eucharist : real presence and real absence / Alexander R. Pruss --
Part V : non-Christian philosophical theology --
Jewish philosophical theology / Daniel H. Frank --
Islamic philosophical theology / Oliver Leaman --
Chinese (Confucian) philosophical theology / John H. Berthrong.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas P. Flint and Michael C. Rea.
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substantial and beautifully produced volume * Gordon Graham, Scottish Journal of Theology * There is a great deal to admire in the Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. * John O'Connor, Read more...

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