Process Theology: An Introductory Exposition

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1976 - Religion - 192 pages
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Process Theologyis 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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This book provides nothing less than a whole new matrix through which to see the world, and new possibilities from which to live and love in the world. And, most importantly, the concept of God as ... Read full review

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We have a Process Meetup group in DC and we are using this book. Please join us. Read full review

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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John B. Cobb Jr. has held many positions including Ingraham Professor of Theology at the Claremont School of Theology, Avery Professor at the Claremont Graduate School, Fullbright Professor at the University of Mainz, and Visiting Professor at Vanderbilt, Harvard, and Chicago Divinity Schools. His writings include "Christ in a Pluralistic Age: God and the World"; and, with coauthor Herman Daly, "For the Common Good", which was cowinner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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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