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Surprisingly few theologians have recognized the paradigm shift represented by the convergence of these two important schools of thought. Clayton's pioneering work develops new models of God and the God-world relation in light of panentheism and emergent complexity and models an open-minded Christian theology that still respects tradition.
|Title: Adventures in the Spirit: New Forays in Philosophical Theology|
By: Philip Clayton
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)|
Weight: 1 pound 2 ounces
Stock No: WW663186
Many theologians have beenreconceiving the God-worldrelation, challenging the separationthat underlay too much of Patristicand Scholastic theology. Thesepanentheists affirm a radical indwellingof God within the world and the worldwithin God. During the same periodscientists have begun to abandon thereductionist ideology that characterizedmuch of the modern period.Reductionism is being replaced by anew emphasis on emergence: the studyof how new structures and entitiesarise throughout the evolutionaryprocess and how each requires its ownform of explanation.
Surprisingly few theologians haverecognized the paradigm shiftrepresented by the convergenceof these two important schools ofthought. Clayton's pioneering workdevelops new models of God andthe God-world relation in light ofpanentheism and emergent complexityand models an open-minded Christiantheology that still respects tradition.
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