Item description for Toward a Theology of Nature: Essays on Science and Faith by Wolfhart Pannenberg & Ted Peters...
Overview Pannenberg poses theological questions to natural scientists that illuminate his personal position on issues dealing with theology and the natural sciences, especially physics, reviewing the relationship between natural law and contingency, the importance of the spirit in the phenomenon of life, field theory, language, and the theological account for the nature of God and God's creative activity.
Many scholars of religion sit by timidly waiting to hear what physicists and biologists say about the world of nature, then adjust their religious visions accordingly; but not systematic theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg. Based on a dialogue between theologians and scientists from more than three decades, Pannenberg poses theological questions to natural scientist that illuminate his personal position on issues dealing with theology and the natural sciences, especially physics. He says the scientific view of nature is incomplete and challenges scientist to incorporate the idea of God into their picture of nature. He reviews the relationship between natural law and contingency, the importance of the spirit in the phenomenon of life, field theory language, and the theological account for the nature of God and of God's creative activity. Pannenberg believes the world we live in is a creature of a creating God, and unless we understand this, we cannot fully understand the world.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.43" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Oct 19, 1993
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664253849 ISBN13 9780664253844
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More About Wolfhart Pannenberg & Ted Peters
Wolfhart Pannenberg is Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Munich.
Wolfhart Pannenberg was born in 1928.
Wolfhart Pannenberg has published or released items in the following series...