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The reformed defence of Thomist theism

Stephen Hampton

in Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter complements chapter six by setting out the doctrine of God which was advanced by the Anglican Reformed. Tracing the most detailed Reformed presentation of the issues, the Cambridge ... More


A new way of thinking about God

Stephen Hampton

in Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter examines the origins and shape of a new conception of God and the divine attributes that is observably present within the later Stuart church. It argues that, although there was no ... More


The Problem of Evil: The Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003

Peter van Inwagen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199245604
eISBN:
9780191715310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245604.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book contains in eight chapters the revised text of eight Gifford lectures, which were delivered at the University of St Andrews in 2003. The problem of evil may be formulated as a question ... More


Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Transformation of Divine Simplicity

Andrew Radde-Gallwitz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199574117
eISBN:
9780191722110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574117.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Divine simplicity is the idea that, as the ultimate principle of the universe, God must be a non‐composite unity not made up of parts or diverse attributes. The idea was appropriated by early ... More


Aggadic Transformations of Non‐Legal Pentateuchal Traditions

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Takes up the topic of the aggadic transformation of non‐legal pentateuchal traditions. In this category are such matters as the theological treatment of topics in the Genesis narratives (e.g. the ... More


Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Stephen Hampton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This book is a study of the Anglican Reformed tradition (often inaccurately described as Calvinist) after the Restoration and it sets out to revise our picture of the theological world of the later ... More


 Metaphysics: Oneness and Being

Peter Adamson

in Al-KindĪ

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195181425
eISBN:
9780199785087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181425.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals with al-Kindī’s metaphysics, which in this context means theology and the idea that being is an emanation or creation from God. Depending on the Neoplatonists, especially Proclus, ... More


The Idea of God

Peter van Inwagen

in The Problem of Evil: The Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199245604
eISBN:
9780191715310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245604.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers a more or less traditional list of the ‘divine attributes’. The following theses are defended: (i) this list represents an attempt to flesh out the Anselmian notion of a ... More


Joy, Love, and Liberality

Norman Kretzmann

in The Metaphysics of Theism: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles I

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246533
eISBN:
9780191597886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924653X.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There can be no passions of any sort in God because, for instance, passions are associated with the sensory part of the human soul. If the having of intellective attitudes, however, is simply a ... More


Metaphysics I: Theology

Jon McGinnis

in Avicenna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195331479
eISBN:
9780199868032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331479.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of what Avicenna considers to be the proper subject matter of metaphysics, namely, existents qua existents, followed by a brief outline of his Metaphysics. ... More


From Perfection to Infinity

Norman Kretzmann

in The Metaphysics of Theism: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles I

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246533
eISBN:
9780191597886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924653X.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Aquinas now takes up a different methodology—what is called the ‘relational method’—to provide a systematic basis for developing the consideration of God's substance. The introduction of universal ... More


God and Creation

Keith D. Stanglin and Thomas H. McCall

in Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755660
eISBN:
9780199979493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755660.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 2 investigates some important elements of Arminius’s doctrines of God and creation. Here the chapter argues that the doctrines of divine infinity and simplicity are vitally important to his ... More


The Divine Attributes

Sandra Visser and Thomas Williams

in Anselm

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195309386
eISBN:
9780199852123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309386.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores Anselm's account of the divine attributes in the Monologion and Proslogion. His arguments in those works reveal a being that is far removed from the objects of ordinary ... More


Faith in a Personal God

Gerald O'Collins

in Rethinking Fundamental Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605569
eISBN:
9780191729454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605569.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Before examining the divine self-revelation, above all in Jesus Christ, one needs to reflect on the existence and attributes of God. Hence this chapter tackles five questions: what account do ... More


The Conscience as a Syllogism

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Meg Lota Brown and Camille Slights have considered how metaphysical poetry relates to that form of Stuart ethical discussion known as case casuistry, where individual situations are considered in ... More


God and Goodness

Hugh Rice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250289
eISBN:
9780191598302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Proposes an abstract conception of God, which identifies the will of God with the basic facts about good and bad. I argue that this conception does justice both to the nature of goodness and to the ... More


Theology and Meaning

Bede Rundle

in Why there is Something rather than Nothing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199270507
eISBN:
9780191601392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270503.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The status of theological claims is examined, initially in conjunction with the logical positivist's challenge to theism. This challenge is found to be only partially successful, but severe problems ... More


Hiddenness and Transcendence

Michael C. Rea

in The Hiddenness of God

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198826019
eISBN:
9780191865015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826019.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Following on from Chapter 3, which described a continuum on which characterizations of divine transcendence generally fall, this chapter makes a case for avoiding both poles, thus locating the ... More


“God” and “the Enlightenment”: The Divine Attributes and the Question of Categories in British Discourse

J.C.D. Clark

in God in the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190267070
eISBN:
9780190267100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267070.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Conventional accounts of the development of the Enlightenment in the English-speaking world posit an evolution. Over time, it is argued, dominant ideas of the “divine attributes,” the characteristics ... More


The Attributes of God

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume III: Systematic Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198786528
eISBN:
9780191828805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786528.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Exploring the nature and attributes of God is akin to crossing a mountain horizon. Thus, alien concepts of God should be avoided to make room for exploring the deep contours of the attributes of God. ... More


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