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The Resource God : a guide for the perplexed, Keith Ward

God : a guide for the perplexed, Keith Ward

Label
God : a guide for the perplexed
Title
God
Title remainder
a guide for the perplexed
Statement of responsibility
Keith Ward
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
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Ward, Keith
Dewey number
211
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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God
Label
God : a guide for the perplexed, Keith Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • A feeling for the gods -- God, literalism and poetry -- A world full of gods -- Descartes and the cosmic machine -- Wordsworth and Blake: the gods and poetic imagination -- Conflict among the gods -- Friedrich Schleiermacher: a Romantic account of the gods -- Rudolf Otto: the sense of the numinous -- Martin Buber: life as meeting -- Epilogue: the testimony of a secularist -- 2.Beyond the gods -- Prophets and seers -- The prophets of Israel and monotheism -- Basil, Gregory Palamas and Maimonides: the apophatic way -- Thomas Aquinas: the simplicity of God -- The five ways of demonstrating God -- Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite -- The doctrine of analogy -- Three mystics -- 3.The love that moves the sun -- The 613 commandments -- Pigs and other animals -- The two great commandments -- The Ten Commandments -- Jesus and the Law -- Calvin and the commandments -- Faith and works -- Theistic morality as fulfilling God's purpose --
  • Contents note continued: Kant, the categorical imperative and faith -- God as creative freedom, affective knowledge and illimitable love -- 4.The God of the philosophers IOI God and Job -- Plato and the gods -- The vision of the Good -- Appearance and reality -- Augustine and creation ex nihilo -- Aristotle and the Perfect Being -- Augustine and Platonism -- Anselm and Necessary Being -- Evil, necessity and the free-will defence -- Creation as a timeless act -- Faith and understanding -- 5.The poet of the world -- The timeless and immutable God -- The rejection of Platonism -- Hegel and the philosophy of Absolute Spirit -- Marx and the dialectic of history -- Pantheism and panentheism -- Time and creativity -- The redemption of suffering -- History and the purposive cosmos -- Process philosophy -- The collapse of the metaphysical vision -- 6.The darkness between stars -- Pascal; faith and scepticism -- A.J. Ayer: the death of metaphysics --
  • Contents note continued: Scientific hypotheses and existential questions -- Kierkegaard; truth as subjectivity -- Sartre: freedom from a repressive God -- Heidegger and Kierkegaard: the absolute paradox -- Tillich: religious symbols -- Wittgenstein: pictures of human life -- Religious language and forms of life -- Religion and `seeing-as' -- Spirituality without belief -- Non-realism and God -- The silence of the heart -- 7.The personal ground of being -- God as omnipotent person -- The problem of evil -- Fichte, Schelling, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: beyond good and evil -- Omniscience and creative freedom -- God: person or personal? -- Persons as relational -- The idea of the Trinity -- The revelatory roots of religion
Control code
000050627404
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
vii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781851689736
Other physical details
ill.
Label
God : a guide for the perplexed, Keith Ward
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • A feeling for the gods -- God, literalism and poetry -- A world full of gods -- Descartes and the cosmic machine -- Wordsworth and Blake: the gods and poetic imagination -- Conflict among the gods -- Friedrich Schleiermacher: a Romantic account of the gods -- Rudolf Otto: the sense of the numinous -- Martin Buber: life as meeting -- Epilogue: the testimony of a secularist -- 2.Beyond the gods -- Prophets and seers -- The prophets of Israel and monotheism -- Basil, Gregory Palamas and Maimonides: the apophatic way -- Thomas Aquinas: the simplicity of God -- The five ways of demonstrating God -- Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite -- The doctrine of analogy -- Three mystics -- 3.The love that moves the sun -- The 613 commandments -- Pigs and other animals -- The two great commandments -- The Ten Commandments -- Jesus and the Law -- Calvin and the commandments -- Faith and works -- Theistic morality as fulfilling God's purpose --
  • Contents note continued: Kant, the categorical imperative and faith -- God as creative freedom, affective knowledge and illimitable love -- 4.The God of the philosophers IOI God and Job -- Plato and the gods -- The vision of the Good -- Appearance and reality -- Augustine and creation ex nihilo -- Aristotle and the Perfect Being -- Augustine and Platonism -- Anselm and Necessary Being -- Evil, necessity and the free-will defence -- Creation as a timeless act -- Faith and understanding -- 5.The poet of the world -- The timeless and immutable God -- The rejection of Platonism -- Hegel and the philosophy of Absolute Spirit -- Marx and the dialectic of history -- Pantheism and panentheism -- Time and creativity -- The redemption of suffering -- History and the purposive cosmos -- Process philosophy -- The collapse of the metaphysical vision -- 6.The darkness between stars -- Pascal; faith and scepticism -- A.J. Ayer: the death of metaphysics --
  • Contents note continued: Scientific hypotheses and existential questions -- Kierkegaard; truth as subjectivity -- Sartre: freedom from a repressive God -- Heidegger and Kierkegaard: the absolute paradox -- Tillich: religious symbols -- Wittgenstein: pictures of human life -- Religious language and forms of life -- Religion and `seeing-as' -- Spirituality without belief -- Non-realism and God -- The silence of the heart -- 7.The personal ground of being -- God as omnipotent person -- The problem of evil -- Fichte, Schelling, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: beyond good and evil -- Omniscience and creative freedom -- God: person or personal? -- Persons as relational -- The idea of the Trinity -- The revelatory roots of religion
Control code
000050627404
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
vii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781851689736
Other physical details
ill.

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