Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God

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About the Author:
Ron Highfield is Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Religion at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, and the author of Barth and Rahner: Toward an Ecumenical View of Sin and Evil

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802833006
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/28/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Ronald Highfield is Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Religion, Pepperdine University. He is also the author of Barth and Rahner: Toward an Ecumenical View of Sin and Evil.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Knowing God

1 The Word Is Near You: Revelation, Scripture, and Tradition 3

2 With All Your Heart and Mind: Reason, Experience, and Theology 38

3 What Fools Don't Know: The Existence of God 69

4 Where Being Means Loving: The Tri-unity of God 104

Pt. II The Divine Attributes

5 Where Words Praise and Silence Adores: The Divine Attributes 141

6 Love Transcendent: Divine Love, Righteousness, and Holiness 164

7 Love's Humility, Charity's Skill: Divine Grace, Mercy, Patience, and Wisdom 192

8 Where Life Lives Triumphant: Divine Freedom, Life, Spirituality, and Personhood 222

9 The Only "One and Only": Divine Uniqueness and Simplicity 255

10 Where All Times Meet: Divine Omnipresence and Eternity 275

11 Where Knowing and Doing Converge: Divine Omniscience and Omnipotence 312

12 Love's Passionate Serenity: Divine Immutability, Impassibility, and Glory 358

Pt. III Ethics

13 Or the Stones Will Cry Out: The Ethics of the Doctrine of God 401

Bibliography 429

Index of Names and Subjects 445

Index of Scripture References 458

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