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Incarnation and physics : natural science in the theology of Thomas F. Torrance

Author: Tapio Luoma
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: American Academy of Religion academy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas F. Torrance is the most prominent theologian to have taken seriously the challenge posed to theology by the natural sciences. His model for interaction between the two disciplines is based on the theological heart of the Church: the Incarnation. Luoma here offers a thorough overview and critique of Torrance's insights into the theology-science dialogue.
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Named Person: Thomas F Torrance; Thomas F Torrance; Thomas F Torrance; Thomas F Torrance
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tapio Luoma
ISBN: 0195151895 9780195151893
OCLC Number: 48038401
Description: viii, 230 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Torrance's thought in outline --
3. The impact of theology on the natural sciences: The idea of contribution --
4. The power of reality: The idea of compulsion --
5. The impact of the natural sciences on theology: The idea of reminder --
6. Conclusion.
Series Title: American Academy of Religion academy series.
Responsibility: Tapio Luoma.
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This book offers a clear and thorough overview of Thomas F. Torrance's insights into the theology/science dialogue. At the same time it presents a critical study of Torrance's Christological model,  Read more...

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Luoma's writing is clear and his assessments judicious ... This book is a valuable contribution to the literature on science and theology. * Theology *

 
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