Religion and Creation / Edition 1

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Overview

This is the second book in a trilogy tracing major concepts in the four scriptural faiths of the world: Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Christianity. Following the first book on Revelation, this new book focuses on the question of Creation. Ward explores what modern thinkers across the world and across faiths have had to say on the topic. In addition, he considers the insights of modern physics, and shows how the universe can be seen as the expression of the mind and heart of God.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198263944
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/1/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Keith Ward is Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford University. He has written extensively in the area of the philosophy of religion; his many works include Religion and Revelation: A Theology of Revelation in the World's Religions (OUP, 1994).

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Table of Contents

1 The Hebrew Bible 3
2 The New Testament 37
3 The Koran 59
4 The Upanishads 77
5 The Objective Reality of God 109
6 Metaphor and Analogy 129
7 Divine Power and Creativity 159
8 Divine Wisdom and the Intelligibility of the Universe 192
9 Divine Love and the Goodness of Created Being 215
10 Divine Awareness and Bliss 242
11 God and Time 256
12 Creation and Modern Cosmology 287
13 Creation and the Trinity 316
Author Index 347
Subject Index 349
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