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

Author: Tapio Luoma
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: American Academy of Religion academy series.
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Tapio Luoma examines Thomas F. Torrance's claim that modern empirical sciences are actually an outcome of the Christian theology of the early church. He shows how Torrence's reformed concern for the doctrine of election has affected his view of realism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Luoma, Tapio, 1962-
Incarnation and physics.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001051379
(OCoLC)48038401
Named Person: Thomas Forsyth Torrance; Thomas F Torrance
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tapio Luoma
ISBN: 1423763092 9781423763093 0195151895 9780195151893
OCLC Number: 65196843
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 230 pages).
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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