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

Norman Kretzmann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246533
eISBN:
9780191597886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924653X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Metaphysics of Theism presents an explanation and evaluation of Aquinas's natural theology, the paradigm of which is the first book of the Summa contra gentiles. Natural theology ... More


Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Francis X. Clooney

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Hindu God, Christian God, an exercise in comparative theology, proposes that theology today is an interreligious discipline and illustrates this with reference to Christianity and ... More


The Visibility of God

Paul Helm

in Calvin at the Centre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199532186
eISBN:
9780191714580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532186.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Calvin is frequently accused of maintaining that God acts arbitrarily, on the basis that he has an unknowable nature which may act capriciously. This chapter argues that this view or set of views is ... More


To Make a Rainbow

Lenn E. Goodman

in The Holy One of Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190698478
eISBN:
9780190698508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698478.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Turning to thoughts of God’s activity in nature, in Chapter 4 we take emergence as the broadest expression of God’s work (and play!) in the cosmos. Biological evolution and the rise of consciousness ... More


Philosophy and God's Nature: Second Thoughts

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter offers a reflection on the treatment in Natural Law and Natural Rights (1980) of the question how the basic human goods and requirements of practical reasonableness are related to, or in ... More


Divine Sovereignty and Aseity

William E. Mann

in God, Modality, and Morality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199370764
eISBN:
9780199373635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370764.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Moral Philosophy

God’s sovereignty entails that everything depends on God for its being. The notion of God’s sovereignty has different, successively more ambitious levels. (1) Everything that is not God is created ex ... More


The Passibility or Impassibility of God: Answers to J. K. Mozley’s ‘Six Necessary Questions’

Jürgen Moltmann

in Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709565
eISBN:
9780191779794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709565.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers answers to the six questions that J. K. Mozley poses at the end of his influential 1926 book, The Impassibility of God. These concern whether God’s nature is to be understood in ... More


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