Cosmology in Theological Perspective : Understanding Our Place in the Universe

Cosmology in Theological Perspective : Understanding Our Place in the Universe

by Olli-pekka Vainio

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ISBN-13: 9780801099434
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/17/2018
Sales rank: 699,915
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Olli-Pekka Vainio (DrTheol, Habil, University of Helsinki) is university lecturer of systematic theology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He previously served as a resident scholar at the Center of Theological Inquiry and has authored or edited numerous volumes, most recently Disagreeing Virtuously: Religious Conflict in Interdisciplinary Perspective.

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction: Close Encounters
1. Every Saga Has a Beginning: Philosophical Cosmologies in the Ancient World
2. The Voyage Home: Cosmos in Early Christian Thought
3. Resistance Is Futile: Galileo, Newton, and Darwin
4. All These Worlds: On the Multiverse
5. If It's Just Us, It Seems Like an Awful Waste of Space: On Human Uniqueness
6. Infinite Space, Infinite Terror: Our Cosmic (In)Significance
7. In Space No One Can Hear You Scream? God and Being
8. There Is No Gene for the Human Spirit: Images of God
9. Come with Me If You Want to Live: Incarnations
10. To Boldly Go: Beings in Search of Greater Understanding
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