Creation "Ex Nihilo" and Modern Theology

by Janet Soskice (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118705964
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/28/2013
Series: Directions in Modern Theology Series
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Janet Soskice is Professor of Philosophical Theology atthe University of Cambridge, UK. Within the philosophy ofreligion, she specializes in religious language and naming God. Sheis author of Sisters of Sinai (2009) and The Kindness ofGod (2008) and co-editor of Creation and the God ofAbraham (2010).

Table of Contents

Introduction (Janet Martin Soskice)

1. Creatio Ex Nihilo Recovered (David B. Burrell)

2. Creation in Early Christian Polemical Literature: Irenaeusagainst the Gnostics and Athanasius against the Arians (PaulGavrilyuk)

3. Nothing Is Not One: Revisiting the ex nihilo (VirginiaBurns)

4. Thomas Aquinas’s Understanding of Prayer in the Lightof the Doctrine of Creatio Ex Nihilo (Rudi te Velde)

5. Contemplation, Charity and Creation ex nihilo inDante’s Commedia (Vittorio Montemaggi)

6. Luther’s Topology: Creatio Ex Nihilo and theCultivation of the Concept of Place in Martin Luther’stheology (Jon Mackenzie)

7. The Wonder of Immanence: Merleau-Ponty and the Problem ofCreation (Andreas Nordlander)

8. Creatio ex nihilo and the Divine Ideas in Aquinas: How fairis Bulgakov’s critique? (John Hughes)

9. Creation Ex Nihilo as Mixed Metaphor (Kathryn Tanner)

10. “Love is also a lover of life”: creation exnihilo and creaturely goodness (John Webster)

11. Creation and the Glory of Creatures (Janet MartinSoskice)


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