Cosmology

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Overview

In ten provocative chapters Russell explores such topics as: The Contingency of Creation and Big Bang Cosmology; Does 'The God Who Acts' Really Act?; New Approaches to Divine Action In Light of Contemporary Science; Entropy and Evil: The Role of Thermodynamics in the Ambiguity of Good and Evil in Nature; The Transfiguration of the Cosmos: A Fresh Exploration of the Symbol of a Cosmic Christ; and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800662738
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Series: Theology and the Sciences Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 364
  • Sales rank: 1,411,564
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Ian G. Barbour     iii
Preface     vi
Dedication     viii
Acknowledgments     x
Introduction     1
God and Creation Ex Nihilo in Light of Scientific Cosmology
The Contingency of Creation and Big Bang Cosmology     33
The God Who Infinitely Transcends Infinity: Insights from Cosmology and Mathematics     56
Finite Creation without a Beginning: The Doctrine of Creation in Relation to Big Bang and Quantum Cosmologies     77
Continuous Creation, Non-Interventionist Divine Action, and the Problem of Natural Evil in Physics and Biology
Does "The God Who Acts" Really Act? New Approaches to Divine Action in Light of Contemporary Science     110
Special Divine Action and Quantum Mechanics: A Case for Non-Interventionist Divine Action     151
Special Providence and Genetic Mutation: A New Defense of Theistic Evolution     212
Entropy and Evil: The Role of Thermodynamics in the Ambiguity of Good and Evil in Nature     226
Natural Theodicy in an Evolutionary Context: The Need for an Eschatology of New Creation     249
The Future of the Cosmos and the Eschaton
The Transfiguration of the Cosmos: A Fresh Exploration of the Symbol of the Cosmic Christ     273
Resurrection of the Body, Eschatology and Cosmology: Theology and Science in Mutual Creative Interaction     298
A Complete listing of Robert J. Russell's Publications     328
Index of Names     337
Index of Subjects     340
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