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Mormon Christianity: What Other Christians Can Learn From the Latter-day Saints

Stephen Webb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199316816
eISBN:
9780199369249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316816.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book explains why Mormonism should be considered a branch on the Christian tree. It focuses on the metaphysical foundations of Mormon theology. Mormon metaphysics is a form of Christian ... More


Conclusion

Phillip Cary

in Outward Signs: The Powerlessness of External Things in Augustine's Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336498
eISBN:
9780199868629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336498.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One can reject Augustine's inward turn without rejecting classical theism. The crucial alternative is to find the eternal being of God in external things, as in the Orthodox reverence for icons, the ... More


Classical Theism has No Implications for the Debate between Libertarianism and Compatibilism

T. J. Mawson

in Free Will and Theism: Connections, Contingencies, and Concerns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198743958
eISBN:
9780191803956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743958.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that a worldview which combines theism with libertarianism as a theory of freedom and a worldview that combines theism with compatibilism as a theory of freedom have the same ... More


Introduction: Alternative Conceptions of Divinity and Contemporary Analytic Philosophy of Religion

Andrei A. Buckareff and Yujin Nagasawa

in Alternative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198722250
eISBN:
9780191789090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722250.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers an introduction to the debate on alternative conceptions of God. It first briefly sketches the general commitments of the pantheistic and panentheistic conceptions of God, which ... More


Impassionedness and ‘So-called Classical Theism’

Paul Helm

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/9780198709565.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Classical theism is routinely criticized for presenting an impassive God. This chapter attempts to respond to this first by distinguishing impassivity and impassability from impassibility. It is then ... More


Alternative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine

Andrei Buckareff and Yujin Nagasawa (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198722250
eISBN:
9780191789090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The concept of God according to traditional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism minimally includes the following theses: (i) There is one God; (ii) God is an omniscient, omnipotent, and morally perfect ... More


Introduction: Questioning a Familiar Theme

Paul S. Fiddes

in The Creative Suffering of God

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263470
eISBN:
9780191682568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263470.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter briefly deals with the weakness of God and the universal scope of God's suffering. The first section examines the basic issues of the supreme and universal suffering of God. One ... More


Freedom and Self-Creation: Anselmian Libertarianism

Katherin A. Rogers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198743972
eISBN:
9780191803963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743972.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This book a new theory of free will, based on the thought of Anselm of Canterbury. We did not originally produce ourselves. Yet, according to Anselm, we can engage in self-creation, freely and ... More


Continental Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction

Philip Goodchild

in Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222063
eISBN:
9780823235605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222063.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains the concept of continental philosophy of religion. In English-speaking countries the philosophy of religion focuses largely on truth-claims, rationality, ... More


Presentism, Omniscience, and the Timeless God

R. T. Mullins

in The End of the Timeless God

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755180
eISBN:
9780191816543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755180.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter attempts to do several things. First, the chapter argues that classical theists are presentists. This is important to know when it comes to properly critiquing their research program on ... More


God and the Attributes

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/9780198826019.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the attribute of divine transcendence ought to figure more centrally in our theorizing about divine hiddenness. After highlighting some of the core ideas underlying the ... 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


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