Process Theology: An Introductory Exposition

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1976 - Religion - 192 pages
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Process Theology is an introductory exposition of the theological movement that has been strongly influenced by the philosophies of Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne. It offers an interpretation of the basic concepts of process philosophy and outlines a "process theology" that will be especially useful for students of theology, teachers of courses in contemporary philosophy, ministers, and those interested in current theological and philosophical trends.

  

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Contents

Foreword
7
Key to References
12
Basic Concepts of Process Philosophy
13
Doctrinal Beliefs and Christian Existence
30
God as CreativeResponsive Love
41
A Theology of Nature
63
Human Existence
80
Jesus Christ
95
Eschatology
111
The Church in Creative Transformation
128
The Global Crisis and a Theology of Survival
143
Philosophy and Theology
159
A Guide to the Literature
162
Index
187
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Philip D. Clayton is Ingraham Professor at Claremont School of Theology. He received the PhD from Yale University and has held posts at Williams College and the California State University, as well as guest professorships at the University of Munich, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard. He is the author or editor of 22 books, most recently, Religion and Science: The Basics; Transforming Christian Theology: For Church and Society; Adventures in the Spirit: God, World, Divine Action; In Quest of Freedom; and The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy, Faith. Justin Heinzekehr is a doctoral candidate in religion at Claremont School of Theology, and an adjunct professor at Bethel College, Kansas.

David Ray Griffin is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Theology at Claremont School of Theology, Professor Emeritus of Religion at Claremont Graduate University, and Co-Founder of the Center for Process Studies. He is the author of Two Great Truths: A New Synthesis of Scientific Naturalism and Christian Faith, and coauthor, with John B. Cobb Jr., of Process Theology: An Introductory Exposition. Author of numerous books in philosophy of religion, he has also published two popular books on the World Trade Center attacks: The New Pearl Harbor: Distubing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11 and The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions and Distortions.

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