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: 9781493414505
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/17/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 12 MB
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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.
Olli-Pekka Vainio (DrTheol, Habil, University of Helsinki) is university lecturer of systematic theology in the faculty of theology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He previously served as a resident scholar at the Center of Theological Inquiry and taught at the University of Oxford. Vainio is the author or editor of numerous volumes, including Justification and Participation in Christ, Engaging Luther: A (New) Theological Assessment, Disagreeing Virtuously: Religious Conflict in Interdisciplinary Perspective, and Virtues: An Introduction to Theory and Practice.

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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