A Public God

A Public God

Author: Neil Ormerod

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers

ISBN: 9781451464696

Category: Religion

Page: 210

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Natural theology is a philosophical site that is hotly debated and controversialit is claimed by Roman Catholics, Protestants, and Evangelicals as a crucial vantage point for the intersection of theology, philosophy, science, and politics. It is strongly contested by some theologians, such as those influenced by Barth, as well as some philosophers and scientists. This volume steers through these troubled waters, arguing for reclamation of a natural theology that withstands the challenges from within and without the Christian tradition and accrues to a vital public and political witness.
Before Truth
Language: en
Pages: 433
Authors: Jeremy Wilkins
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09 - Publisher: Catholic University of America Press

It’s frequently said that we live in a “post-truth” age. That obviously can’t be true, but it does name a real problem on our hands. Getting things right is hard, especially if they’re complicated. It takes preparation, diligence, and honesty. Wisdom, according to Thomas Aquinas, is the quality of right
Bringing Bernard Lonergan Down to Earth and into Our Hearts and Communities
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: John Raymaker, Godefroid Alekiabo Mombula
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-29 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Bernard Lonergan is a world-renowned philosopher, methodologist, and theologian. The complexity of his work has tended to limit his accessibility to average readers. Bringing Bernard Lonergan Down to Earth seeks to remedy this limitation by showing how Lonergan did address problems of community life. He also broadened his interest after
Lonergan, Social Transformation, and Sustainable Human Development
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Joseph Ogbonnaya
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-29 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Secular contemporary development discourse deals with the problems of societal development and transformation by prioritizing the human good in terms of vital and social values with the aim of providing the basic necessities of life through social institutions that work. While such an approach is profitable by promoting economic growth,
Connecting Jesus to Social Justice
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Thomas Hughson, S.J.
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-10 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Connecting Jesus to Social Justice argues a doctrinally traditional, orthodox basis for Christian participation in the public sphere on behalf of social justice. The book addresses a situation internal to churches in the U.S. from a Catholic perspective yet not without analogies in other churches and Christian movements. This book
Lonergan and the Theology of the Future
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: David M. Hammond
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-13 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Today a variety of theological approaches offer fresh and enriching insights, yet much of contemporary religious thought can be disorienting for the beginning student of theology. This accessible introduction presents aspects of the thought of Fr. Bernard Lonergan SJ, (1904-1984) in a way that makes his vital contribution to contemporary