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

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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


Key to References
Basic Concepts of Process Philosophy
Doctrinal Beliefs and Christian Existence
God as CreativeResponsive Love
A Theology of Nature
Human Existence
Jesus Christ
The Church in Creative Transformation
The Global Crisis and a Theology of Survival
Philosophy and Theology
A Guide to the Literature

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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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