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Process Philosophy and Theology: Whitehead and Hartshorne

T.L.S. Sprigge

in The God of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199283040
eISBN:
9780191603662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283044.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Whitehead and Hartshorne are considered the founding fathers of process philosophy as a fully worked out metaphysic. Both believe that the basic stuff of the world is experience, which comes into ... More


 Rediscovering Lambaréné

Ara Paul Barsam

in Reverence for Life: Albert Schweitzer's Great Contribution to Ethical Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329551
eISBN:
9780199870110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329551.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Contrary to the common view that reverence died in Lambaréné, modern theology, notably in its liberal Protestant and process forms, continues to be indebted to Schweitzer. In the telling confession ... More


‘Cosmic Personalism’

Charles Conti

in Metaphysical Personalism: An Analysis of Austin Farrer's Metaphysics of Theism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263388
eISBN:
9780191682513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263388.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the role that person-concepts play in theology. Analogical thinking was fundamental to Farrer's attempt to find the middle ground between utter ineffability and crude ... More


The God who Suffers and Remains God

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/9780198263470.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter pays attention to the need to hold one's beliefs in the suffering of God and the transcendence of God together. The first section deals with suffering in the ‘economic’ Trinity as viewed ... More


New Currents and Old Streams, 1960–2000

Gary Scott Smith

in Heaven in the American Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199738953
eISBN:
9780199897346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738953.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During this period, many Christians emphasized several long-standing themes about heaven, most notably the majesty and glory of God, the splendor of paradise, and heavenly worship and rewards. More ... More


Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

Donna Bowman and Clayton Crockett (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238958
eISBN:
9780823238996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238958.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book brings together process and postmodern theologians to reflect on the crucial topic of energy, asking: What are some of the connections between energy and theology? How do ideas about ... More


A Purified Liberal Theology

John Allan Knight

in Liberalism versus Postliberalism: The Great Divide in Twentieth-Century Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199969388
eISBN:
9780199301546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969388.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes the liberal theological method of Schubert Ogden. It begins by describing the most important contributors to Ogden’s thought: Rudolf Bultmann’s existential hermeneutics, Alfred ... More


Dionysius the Areopagite’s Divine Names and the Meaning of ‘God is Love’

CATHERINE OSBORNE

in Eros Unveiled: Plato and the God of Love

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267669
eISBN:
9780191683336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267669.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

It is nothing new to have much to say about the love of God, but there remains something very different about twentieth-century talk of the love of God that marks it out from both Eastern and Western ... More


The Dissolution of Divine Action and Agency in Process Theology

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume I: Exploring and Evaluating the Debate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786504
eISBN:
9780191828706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786504.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Recent philosophical work on divine action has been undertaken carefully and in a sustained manner by Process theologians. Thus the central aim of this chapter is to articulate and evaluate the ... More


Unbegun Introductions

Karen Bray

in Grave Attending: A Political Theology for the Unredeemed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286850
eISBN:
9780823288762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286850.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

“Unbegun Introductions” maps the contemporary state of political theology, most significantly its engagement with postsecularism and autonomist Marxism; the contemporary fields of affect, queer ... More


“She Talks Too Much”: Magdalene Meditations

Catherine Keller

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The icon of Mary Magdalene flashes through popular culture, but with a curious difference now. The saint has found her voice. While the recently resurrected Jesus is ... More


Buchler’s Ordinal Metaphysics and Process Theology

John Ryder

in Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264322
eISBN:
9780823266777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264322.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In this chapter, Peter Hare exchanges views with John Ryder regarding Justus Buchler's ordinal metaphysics and Alfred North Whitehead's process theology. Hare argues that Buchler's ordinal ... More


Faith in Place’s Religious Message

Amanda J. Baugh

in God and the Green Divide: Religious Environmentalism in Black and White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291164
eISBN:
9780520965003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291164.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 examines the liberal Protestant theological underpinnings of Faith in Place’s work and the limitations to its universalistic discourse. While presenting earth stewardship as an ethic within ... More


The Cosmopolitan Body of Christ. Postcoloniality and Process Cosmology: A View from Bogotá

Catherine Keller

in Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276455
eISBN:
9780823277094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers the notion of the cosmopolitan and the value of process theology for a Latin American context. Focusing on postcolonial Colombia, it proposes a cosmopolitanism—a “world ... More


Introduction

Nicola Hoggard Creegan

in Animal Suffering and the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931842
eISBN:
9780199345762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931842.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the themes of the book. It describes the way in which we have given up on the Adamic Fall at a time that we are acutely aware of human evil and the new vistas of animal evil ... More


Political Theology in a New Key: Creatio Continua

Fred Dallmayr

in Democracy to Come: Politics as Relational Praxis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670979
eISBN:
9780190671006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670979.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The chapter returns to the metaphysical and quasi-theological implications of the “paradigm shift” from Eurocentric modernity to global transmodernity. The change from autocracy to democracy has deep ... More


Ultimacy

Wesley J. Wildman

in In Our Own Image: Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198815990
eISBN:
9780191853524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815990.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter introduces the study as a work of philosophical theology that adopts the morality of inquiry prevalent within the modern research university. This requires seeking knowledge without ... More


Unreasoned Care

Karen Bray

in Grave Attending: A Political Theology for the Unredeemed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286850
eISBN:
9780823288762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286850.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

“Unreasoned Care” returns us to God through a sojourn with Foucault’s archives. This chapter queerly attends to how the Process God as Eros of the Universe might open us to a non-redemptive or ... More


In Our Own Image: Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

Wesley J. Wildman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198815990
eISBN:
9780191853524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815990.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Our Own Image is a work of comparative philosophical theology answering three questions. First, it is a study of the roles anthropomorphism and apophaticism play in the construction of conceptual ... More


Demythologizing Divine Action

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume I: Exploring and Evaluating the Debate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786504
eISBN:
9780191828706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786504.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Theologians of many stripes in the last century reacted negatively to the notion that God acts in history. Some have argued that the concept of divine action is inapposite to the findings of modern ... More


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