The Resource The Heavens Declare : Natural Theology and the Legacy of Karl Barth

The Heavens Declare : Natural Theology and the Legacy of Karl Barth

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The Heavens Declare : Natural Theology and the Legacy of Karl Barth
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The Heavens Declare
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Natural Theology and the Legacy of Karl Barth
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One of the central themes of inquiry for Karl Barth, the twentieth-century Protestant theologian, was the notion of revelation. Although he was suspicious of natural theology (i.e. the seeking of evidence for God's existence in the ordered structure of the world), recent scientific advances (notably in physics and cosmology) and the flourishing modern dialogue between science and religion offer compelling reasons to revisit Barth's thinking on the concept. We must again ask whether and how it might be possible to hold together the notion of revelation whilst employing reason and scientific evidence in the justification of belief. In The Heavens Declare, author Rodney Holder re-examines Barth's natural theology argument and then explores how it has been critiqued and responded to by others, starting with Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Wolfhart Pannenberg. Holder then considers the contributions of two notable British participants in the science-religion dialogue, Thomas Torrance and Alister McGrath, who, despite their repudiation of natural theology in the traditional sense, also provide many positive lessons. The book concludes by defending an overall position which takes into account the ideas of the aforementioned theologians as well as others who are currently engaged positively in natural theology, such as John Polkinghorne and Richard Swinburne. Holder's new study is sure to be of interest to theologians, philosophers of religion, and all scholars interested in the science-religion dialogue, especially those interested in natural theology as an enterprise in itself
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Holder, Rodney
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BL183
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non fiction
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Natural theology
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The Heavens Declare : Natural Theology and the Legacy of Karl Barth
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Cover -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. The Enterprise of Natural Theology -- 2. Karl Barth Natural: Theology Challenged -- 3. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Disciple and Critic -- 4. Wolfhart Pannenberg: Theology, Truth, and Science -- 5. Thomas Torrance: Natural Theology Redefined -- 6. Alister McGrath: Renewing Natural Theology -- 7. Conclusion: The Way Forward for Natural Theology -- Notes -- Index
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EBC867786
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1 online resource (299 pages)
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online
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9781599474038
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computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (Au-PeEL)EBL867786
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10539340
  • (OCoLC)779165773
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The Heavens Declare : Natural Theology and the Legacy of Karl Barth
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=867786
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. The Enterprise of Natural Theology -- 2. Karl Barth Natural: Theology Challenged -- 3. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Disciple and Critic -- 4. Wolfhart Pannenberg: Theology, Truth, and Science -- 5. Thomas Torrance: Natural Theology Redefined -- 6. Alister McGrath: Renewing Natural Theology -- 7. Conclusion: The Way Forward for Natural Theology -- Notes -- Index
Control code
EBC867786
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (299 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781599474038
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC867786
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL867786
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10539340
  • (OCoLC)779165773

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