The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology

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State-of-the-art survey of contemporary philosophical theology

Twenty-six contributions from an outstanding international team of authors

Thematic structure helpfully marshals inter-related topics

Summarises and extends debates both to bring readers up-to-date and to break new ground

An essential tool for scholars and students, highlighting possibilities for further research

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199289202
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/25/2009
  • Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas P. Flint is Professor of Phiosophy at the University of Notre Dame. Michael Rea is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors x

Introduction Thomas P. Flint Michael C. Rea 1

Part I Theological Prolegomena

1 Authority of Scripture, Tradition, and the Church Richard Swinburne 11

2 Revelation and Inspiration Stephen T. Davis 30

3 Science and Religion Del Ratzsch 54

4 Theology and Mystery William J. Wainwright 78

Part II Divine Attributes

5 Simplicity and Aseity Jeffrey E. Brower 105

6 Omniscience Edward Wierenga 129

7 Divine Eternity William Lane Craig 145

8 Omnipotence Brian Leftow 167

9 Omnipresence Hud Hudson 199

10 Moral Perfection Laura Garcia 217

Part III God and Creation

11 Divine Action and Evolution Robin Collins 241

12 Divine Providence Thomas P. Flint 262

13 Petitionary Prayer Scott A. Davison 286

14 Morality and Divine Authority Mark C. Murphy 306

15 The Problem of Evil Paul Draper 332

16 Theodicy Michael J. Murray 352

17 Skeptical Theism and the Problem of Evil Michael Bergmann 374

Part IV Topics in Christian Philosophical Theology

18 The Trinity Michael C. Rea 403

19 Original Sin and Atonement Oliver D. Crisp 430

20 The Incarnation Richard Cross 452

21 The Resurrection of the Body Trenton Merricks 476

22 Heaven and Hell Jerry L. Walls 491

23 The Eucharist: Real Presence and Real Absence Alexander R. Pruss 512

Part V Non-Christian Philosophical Theology

24 Jewish Philosophical Theology Daniel H. Frank 541

25 Islamic Philosophical Theology Oliver Leaman 556

26 Chinese (Confucian) Philosophical Theology John H. Berthrong 574

Index 597

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