Chance, Necessity, Love: An Evolutionary Theology of Cancer

Chance, Necessity, Love: An Evolutionary Theology of Cancer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498284530
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 07/18/2017
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Leonard Hummel is Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care and Director of Supervised Clinical Ministry at Gettysburg Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Gayle Woloschak is a Professor of Radiation Oncology at Northwestern University in Chicago and Associate Director for the Zygon Center for Religion and Science at the Lutheran School of Theology Chicago.

Table of Contents

Foreword Deanna Thompson vii

Preface ix

Introduction 1

Section 1 Cancer: An Evolutionary Disease of Chance and Necessity

1 The Very Fiber of Our Being: Cancer as a Disease of Cells 13

2 Chance and Necessity in Life: Cancer as a Disease of Genes 34

3 Hallmarks of Oncological Development: Cancer as a Disease of Evolution 53

Section 2 Chance, Necessity, Love: An Evolutionary Theology of Cancer

4 "No Exclusion of Suffering": Acceptance in a World with Cancers 77

5 Something More: Hope in a World of Cancer Chance and Necessity 99

6 Chance, Necessity, Love: A Theology of Cancer 120

Conclusion 149

Bibliography 171

Author Index 179

Subject Index 182

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