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Speaking of a personal God : an essay in philosophical theology

Author: Vincent Brümmer
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Brümmer
ISBN: 0521430526 9780521430524 052143632X 9780521436328
OCLC Number: 25247062
Description: ix, 160 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Philosophical theology --
Introduction: philosophy and theology --
Conceptual recollection --
Conceptual imagination --
Conceptual innovation --
Philosophical theology --
Can we speak about God? --
The limits of God-talk --
The infinite qualitative difference --
Analogy --
Metaphor --
Conceptual models --
Can we resist the grace of God? --
Irresistibility --
Conceptual impossibility --
Factual impossibility --
Normative impossibility --
Rational impossibility --
The Reformed doctrine of grace --
Can God do evil? --
Impeccabilitas --
Conceptual impossibility --
Absolute and relative values --
Jahweh's will as ultimate standard --
Theological necessity --
De dicto and de re --
Can God act in the things we do? --
Double agency: Farrer and Wiles --
The causal joint --
Ascribing actions to God --
Identifying divine actions --
The eye of faith --
Can a theodicy console? --
Consolation and moral sensitivity --
Swinburne's theodicy --
Is all theodicy invalid? --
Theodicy and the love of God --
Moral insensitivity --
Consolation --
Epilogue: theology and philosophical inquiry.
Other Titles: Over een persoonlijke God gesproken.
Responsibility: Vincent Brümmer.
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