Islamic philosophical theology has always in the past been a lively arena for rational discussion and controversy, and there is every sign that it will continue to have the same sort of character in the future. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge Univeristy Press, 1998. Unlike most of the authors, Draper is an agnostic and does not argue from a theistic perspective. Keywords: , , , , , , , , , Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. First, Robin Collins asks why God would have created us by an indirect evolutionary process that took 14 billion years, depended on random factors, and caused much cruelty to animals.
Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. No defects, little sign of use. In the third section, articles explore theories of divine action and divine providence, questions about petitionary prayer, problems about divine authority and God's relationship to morality and moral standards, and various formulations of and responses to the problem of evil. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. In recent years the analytic tradition in particular has moved beyond the biases that placed obstacles in the way of the pursuing questions located on the interface of philosophy and religion.
This is much less true in the case of philosophical theology. The logical problem here is that if the Father, Son, and Spirit are God -- and distinct from each other -- then it seems that there must be three Gods. He has has written or edited more than ten books and forty articles, and has given numerous lectures in the United States, United Kingdom, European Union, Russia, China, and Iran, including the 2017 Gifford Lectures at the University of St. Some attack belief in God by first pointing out some horrific evil perhaps about the suffering of an innocent child or animal and then pointing out that no one has found a good reason for a perfect God to permit such an evil. During the twentieth century, much of the philosophical community both in the Anglo-American analytic tradition and in Continental circles had grave doubts about our ability to attain any such understanding. These historical essays clash somewhat with the analytic character of the rest of the book and leave us longing a bit for a similar broad historical sketch of Christian philosophical theology.
R5984X 2007 Atheism and Agnosticism Atheism: a very short introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999. The book has five parts. Please or to access full text content. London; New York: Routledge, 2007. Finally, John Berthrong discusses figures and issues in Confucianism and the ways in which it can be considered a religion. C36X 2009 Contemporary Jewish philosophy : an introduction.
May be without endpapers or title page. I see this book as a worthwhile collection of complex essays. They then conclude that a perfect God would have no good reason to permit such an evil. He also considers the idea that eventually all may be saved. Again, I would have preferred a simpler work of about half the size that would appeal to a wider audience of philosophers and theologians.
The resources here focus on that relationship, plus atheism and agnosticism as philosophical stances against religious beliefs. Philosophical theology is aimed primarily at theoretical understanding of the nature and attributes of God and of God's relationship to the world and its inhabitants. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. Part 2, containing six essays, is about divine attributes. Since there is already the Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Religion, it would be reasonable to assume that the handbook on philosophical theology would present a different focus. B54X Cambridge companion to Biblical interpretation. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
The next section focuses on philosophical problems connected with the central divine attributes: aseity, omnipotence, omniscience, and the like. In Section Three, essays explore theories of divine action and divine providence, questions about petitionary prayer, problems about divine authority and God's relationship to morality and moral standards, and various formulations of and responses to the problem of evil. Written by some of the leading scholars in the field, the essays in the Handbook are grouped in five sections. Richard Cross discusses the incarnation: the belief that God became man in Jesus Christ, who has two natures divine and human. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code. Older books may show minor flaws.
Written by some of the leading scholars in the field, the essays in the Handbook are grouped in five sections. Partly because of Alvin Plantinga and others that he inspired, this has changed; theism is now generally regarded as more respectable even among non-believing philosophers. Chad Meister and Paul Copan. There may be skips or distortion or product defects. The E-mail message field is required. Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our , and if you can''t find the answer there, please. Many Christian thinkers today ignore this as verbal nonsense, as a category error, or as wrongly identifying God a person with properties like goodness. The articles read more like journal articles; they are written from distinct perspectives and are often tediously complex. Markings do not interfere with readability. While they believe in God, they are skeptical about our human ability to know why a perfect God permits particular evils. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology Published: September 20, 2009 Thomas P. He defends the coherence of the idea that the bread and wine are really and not just symbolically transformed into the body and blood of Christ.