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Divine Providence and human agency : trinity, creation and freedom

Author: Alexander S Jensen
Publisher: Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate Publishing Company, 2014. ©2014
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Divine Providence and Human Agency develops an understanding of God and God's relation to creation that perceives God as sovereign over creation while, at the same time, allowing for a meaningful notion of human freedom. This book provides a bridge between contemporary approaches that emphasise human freedom, such as process theology and those influenced by it, and traditional theologies that stress divine  Read more...
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Jensen, Alexander S., 1968-
Divine Providence and human agency : trinity, creation and freedom.
Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate Publishing Company, ©2014
vii, 215 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander S Jensen
ISBN: 9781409435310 1409435318
OCLC Number: 874175606
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Process Theism: The Immanence of God in a Changing World; A Hermeneutical Theology; 2 God's Transcendence and Eternity; Early Discussions; Ancient and Mediaeval Debates; Divine Eternity and Transcendence in Modern Theology; Transcendence, Immanence and the Divine Persons; 3 Divine Omnipotence and Human Freedom; The Classical View; Early Modern Debates; Modern Debates; Providence and the Liberty of the Will; 4 Divine Activity in Creation; Biblical Images and Early Church; Middle Ages; Current Approaches. Divine Causality Beyond the Creaturely CausalityDivine Activity and Creation; 5 A Cruciform Universe; Changing Attitudes Towards Evil and Suffering; Divine Responsibility; God and Evil; O Happy Fault; 6 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Alexander S. Jensen.
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