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Creativity and God: A Challenge to Process Theology, New Edition

Creativity and God: A Challenge to Process Theology, New Edition

by Robert Cummings Neville


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Creativity and God is a sympathetic criticism of process theology. Neville shows that process thought is deeply mistaken to distinguish as it does so sharply between creativity and God and thus falls into both metaphysical and religious difficulties.

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ISBN-13: 9780791428214
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/01/1995
Edition description: New ed
Pages: 163

About the Author

Robert Cummings Neville is Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology at Boston University where he is also Dean of the School of Theology. He is past president of the American Academy of Religion, the Metaphysical Society of America, and the International Society for Chinese Philosophy. He has also written The Tao and the Daimon; The Puritan Smile: A Look Toward Moral Reflection; A Theology Primer; God the Creator: On the Transcendence and Presence of God; Recovery of the Measure: Interpretation and Nature; Reconstruction of Thinking; Behind the Masks of God: An Essay Toward Comparative Theology; The Highroad Around Modernism; Eternity and Time’s Flow; Normative Cultures; The Truth of Broken Symbols; and The Cosmology of Freedom; and edited New Essays in Metaphysics, all published by SUNY Press.

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition


I. Whitehead's God in Theology

II. Process and Eternity within God

III. Ontology of the One and the Many

IV. God as Social

V. God as Neoclassical

VI. Process Theism as Transcendental Theology . . .

VII. Process, Existence and World Religions . . ..

VIII. Contributions of Process Theology

Chapter Notes


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