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The Power of God : readings on omnipotence and evil

Author: Linwood Urban; Douglas N Walton
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Power of God.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)609922781
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linwood Urban; Douglas N Walton
ISBN: 0195022017 9780195022018 0195022025 pbk. 9780195022025 pbk
OCLC Number: 3843352
Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A modern statement --
Evil and omnipotence / J.L. Mackie --
Problems of definition --
God does nothing from impotence, nor has anything power against Him / St. Anselm --
God can do the logically impossible / René Descartes--
Are those things which are impossible in nature possible for God? / St. Thomas Aquinas --
The Divine Power and the creature / Paul Tillich --
Some limitations on God's omnipotence --
God will not act wickedly / The Book of Job --
God though omnipotent is not a despot / T.C. Vriezen --
How the omnipotent God is said to be unable to do certain things / St. Thomas Aquinas --
On divine omnipotence / St. Peter Damian --
Whether God can make the past not to have been? / St. Thomas Aquinas --
God's absolute and ordained power / William of Ockham --
An overview of the issues : omnipotence / J.L. Mackie --
Can it be proved that there is but one omnipotent being? --
The unicity of God / Duns Scotus --
Reply to Duns Scotus / William of Ockham --
Some omnipotent beings / Louis Werner --
Can God will what He has not willed? --
The properties of God / Baruch Spinoza --
Can God do what He does not? ; Whether God can do what He does not? / St. Thomas Aquinas --
God is omnipotent / Friedrich Schleiermacher --
Can God create a stone too heavy to lift? --
Some puzzles concerning omnipotence / George I. Mavrodes --
The logic of omnipotence / Harry G. Frankfurt --
The paradox of the stone / C. Wade Savage --
The paradox of omnipotence / J.L. Cowan --
The omnipotence paradox / Douglas Walton --
A Kenotic theory of the Incarnation / Charles Gore --
Omnipotence and human freedom --
The fall of Satan / St. Anselm --
God's causality / William of Ockham --
Some theorems of Fitch on omnipotence / Douglas Walton --
Freedom within omnipotence / Linwood Urban and Douglas Walton --
God's universal causality / Thomas Bradwerdine --
Omnipotence and the problem of evil --
Can God create a world in which all men always freely choose the good? / John Hick --
God, freedom, and evil / Alvin Plantinga --
Modalities in the free will defence / Douglas Walton --
The mystery of omnipotence is too deep for human reason / Charles Hartshorne.
Responsibility: edited by Linwood Urban, Douglas N. Walton.

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