Interactive World, Interactive God: The Basic Reality of Creative Interaction

Interactive World, Interactive God: The Basic Reality of Creative Interaction


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ISBN-13: 9781498293884
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 11/06/2017
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 586,329
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Carol Rausch Albright has been Executive Editor of Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science. Her books include Beginning with the End (coedited with Joel Haugen) and The Humanizing Brain (coauthored with James B. Ashbrook). John R. Albright is Professor Emeritus of Physics at Florida State University and Purdue University. He is the coauthor of Introduction to Atomic and Nuclear Physics (with Henry Semat, 5th ed.). Mladen Turk holds the Niebuhr Distinguished Chair of Religious Studies at Elmhurst College. His most recent book is Being Religious (Pickwick Publications).

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Contributors xiii

Introduction Carol Rausch Albright 1

Part 1 Interaction in the Physical Sciences

1 Interactions in Physics John R. Albright 15

2 Interactions with Two or More Particles: Chemistry, Chaos, Complexity, and Emergence John R. Albright 36

3 The Interactive Cosmos Grace Wolf-Chase 56

Part 2 Interaction in Biological and Social Sciences

4 Ut Unum Sint: Endosymbiosis as a Major Force in Biological Evolution Martinez Hewlett 77

5 Honoring the Earth, Honoring God Paul G. Heltne 90

6 Ecological Interconnections and Interactions: A Tamarin's Architectural Tour of a Brazilian Rainforest Sandra A. Ham 98

7 Brains, Minds, and Persons: Interaction within-and among-Individuals Michael Spezio 113

8 Towards a Minimal Social Ontology: Persons, Symbols, Artifacts in Interaction Philip S. Gorski 144

Part 3 Interaction in Theology

9 Evolution of Religion, Evolution of Science: Their Interaction Mladen Turk 161

10 Notes Toward Understanding the Mystical Dimension of Divine-Human Interaction Mary Gerhart 174

11 Emergent Monism and the Classical Doctrine of the Soul Joseph Bracken, S.J. 191

12 Can We Hack the Religious Mind? The interaction of Material Reality with Ultimate Reality in the Human Self Ted Peters 207

Index 245

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