World Without End: Christian Eschatology from a Process Perspective

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Joseph A. Bracken
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2005 - Religion - 228 pages
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Marjorie Suchocki's ground-breaking work "The End of Evil: Process Eschatology in Historical Context (SUNY, 1988) serves as the backdrop for a series of essays by distinguished Christian philosophers and theologians on the usefulness of process thought for the articulation of a contemporary Christian Eschatology in the light of postmodernism and contemporary natural science.
 

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Contents

Deliver Us from Evil or Doing Away with Humankind?
12
Eschatological Visions
28
Subjective Immortality in a NeoWhiteheadian Context
72
The End of Evil
91
An Alternative Theory of Subjective Immortality
113
Eschatology as Metaphysics under the Guise of Hope
128
Evolutionary Naturalism
150
Endings and Ends
177
Afterwords
197
Contributors
219
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About the author (2005)

Joseph A. Bracken, S.J. is professor emeritus of theology and former director of the Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Interreligious Dialogue at Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. He has specialized in linking the metaphysical thought of Alfred North Whitehead with Christian systematic theology. He is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles; his works include Subjectivity, Objectivity and Intersubjectivity: A New Paradigm for Religion and Science (2009) and Does God Roll Dice? Divine Providence for a World in the Making (2012).

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