Citations with the tag: NATURAL theology
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- Praying with trees.
Van Ham, L. // Christian Century; 9/27/89, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p839
Describes the experiences of a naturalist who finds himself in another presence as he talks with trees. Establishing relationships with certain trees; Creation-centered spirituality, with conversation with trees acting as prayer; Links between matter and spirit.
- Hymn to the polar bear.
Yancey, P. // Christianity Today; 1/15/90, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p72
Reflects on the intricacies of the natural world as compelling proof of God's power and wisdom. What nature can teach us; Examples of God's creation as seen on the author's recent trip to Alaska.
- NATURAL THEOLOGY.
Kipling, Rudyard // Years Between; 1/1/1919, p43
The poem "Natural Theology: Primitive" is presented. First Line: I ate my fill of a whale that died, Last Line: Only Thyself hath afflicted thee!
- Imagining a healed world.
Creegan, Nicola Hoggard // Stimulus: The New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought & Practic; Nov2007, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Anthony Dancer on how creation care become a new form of dominion and another by Michael Morris on the case for being a vegan.
- In retrospect.
Thomson, Keith Stewart // Nature; 3/6/1997, Vol. 386 Issue 6620, p35
Reviews the book `Natural Theology; or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity Collected from the Appearances of Nature,' first published in 1802 by the Reverend William Paley.
- A Natural Theology.
Whitehead, James // Southern Review; Autumn1983, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p857
Presents the poem "A Natural Theology," by James Whitehead.
Maquarrie, John // Journal of Theological Studies; Oct93, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p797
Reviews the book `Prospects for Natural Theology,' edited by Eugene Thomas Long.
- A Christian natural theology: A theological classic revisited.
Kirby, Roberta F. // Anglican Theological Review; Fall90, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p455
Reviews the book `A Christian Natural Theology,' by John Cobb.
- Book reviews.
Rossi, Philip J. // Theological Studies; Sep97, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p549
Reviews the book `Religion and Natural Theology,' by Immanuel Kant.
- IKTISAD� FAALIYETIN KEL�M� YORUMU.
Arslan, Hulusi // Ekev Academic Review; Fall2004, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p119
In this study, ideas of classic theologians about economical actions were studied. It was noticed that they based their common interpretations on divine will and creation, and that their common interpretations was not able to reflect sufficiently human works and effort. In the study, the mattes,...
- A Christian for the Christians, a Christian for the Muslims! AnAttempt at an Argumentum ad Hominem.
Delkeskamp-Hayes, Corinna // Christian Bioethics: Non-ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality; Dec98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p284
Schmidt and Egler's critique of Christianity'sexclusivist claim to truth rests on two suppositions: (a) that inter-religiouspastoral care for dying patients requires a respect for their cultural backgroundswhich necessitates accepting the equal validity of their respective...
- THE RHETORIC AND SCIENCE OF WILLIAM PALEY'S NATURAL THEOLOGY.
Eddy, M.D. // Literature & Theology; Mar2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
In this essay I suggest that William Paley's Natural Theology was rhetorical work written to appeal to an eighteenth-century British empiricist mindset. I begin by addressing the book's argument and audience. In particular, I pay close attention to Paley's adolescent exposure to rhetoric and...
- The Genesis of John Ray and his Successors.
Roberts, Michael // Evangelical Quarterly; Apr2002, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p143
Investigates the genesis of John Ray and successors of the Royal Society. Emphasis of writings toward natural theology; Organic origin of fossils; Rejection of the Ussher chronology.
- Rich Reality: a response to the Boyle Lecture by Simon Conway Morris.
Polkinghorne, John // Science & Christian Belief; Apr2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p31
Criticizes the Boyle Lecture on the challenges of scientific fundamentalism. Description of discourse presented in works on science and religion; Characteristics of Intelligent Design as a false ideology; Limitations of Boyle's argument on the reality of contemporary scientific understanding.
- Design in Nature.
Barclay, Oliver R. // Science & Christian Belief; Apr2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p49
An explicitly biblical view of design in nature is discussed according to the themes of creation and providence, divine wisdom, awe, and the role of creation in declaring the glory of God. These biblical themes are contrasted with modern design arguments that draw on contemporary science, with...
- Reconsidering a 'Cosmic Fall.'.
Bimson, John J. // Science & Christian Belief; Apr2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p63
The doctrine of the cosmic fall teaches that all or part of creation was directly affected by the disobedience of Adam and Eve. The idea has been part of Christian thought since the second century, and has been used to explain a whole range of things that seem difficult to reconcile with the...
- St Imulus.
Bimson, John J. // Stimulus: The New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought & Practic; Aug2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p31
Presents a fictitious email exchange between God and an Internet user about creation. Planning for the creation; Timescale for the creation proposal.
- Nonmoral Nature.
Gould, Stephen Jay // Natural History; Feb82, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p19
Explores the parasitic behavior of ichneumons while passing their larval life and its treatment in natural theology. Host species of ichneumon larvae; Tension in 19th and 20th-century literature on ichneumons; Anthropocentric language used to describe the natural history of ichneumons.
- God in Public Life: Rehabilitating the "Orders of Creation"
Braaten, Carl E. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life; Dec1990, Issue 8, p32
Discusses the rehabilitation of the Lutheran idea of the orders of creation. History of the modern form of the doctrine of the orders of creation; Criticisms leveled against the orders of creation; Sketch of a theology of the orders of creation.
- The Future Hope in Adam Smith�s System.
Oslington, Paul // Studies in Christian Ethics; Aug2011, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p329
Many of the contemporary global challenges we face involve economics, and theologians serving the contemporary church cannot escape an engagement with economics. This paper explores the place of future hope in economics through an examination of Adam Smith�s treatment of the topic. It begins...
- John Wyclif on Body and Mind.
Michael, Emily // Journal of the History of Ideas; Jul2003, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p343
Examines the reformation of science as well as religion, for the fact that distinctive contribution anticipates in some respects developments of early modern natural philosophy. Ontological structure of material substances; Alphabet of nature; Principle of generation.
- Creating a Culture of Equality as Witness to the Truth: A Philosophical Response to Gender Difference.
CRAMER, DAVID C. // Priscilla Papers; Summer2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p18
The article discusses the philosophical point of view of Christians regarding gender equality. The author offers his views on the exegetical debates among egalitarians and hierarchists. It explores the claim of the philosophical movement Reformed epistemology (RE) movement, headed by Alvin...
- Come to the water.
Camille, Alice // U.S. Catholic; Apr2006, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p43
Discusses the beginning of life with water and God's creation. Overview of the idea that God created the world out of nothing; Origins of the world in line with Christianity; Significance of the water of Baptism.
- Emerging God.
Clayton, Philip // Christian Century; 1/13/2004, Vol. 121 Issue 1, p26
Discusses the concept of emergence for science-based reflection on the nature of God. Factors attributed to the difficulty of science-based theological speculations; God-world relationship under the emergence model; Range of social and political implications of emergentist panentheism.
- How Scientific Is Scientific Essentialism?
Khalidi, Muhammad // Journal for General Philosophy of Science; 2009, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p85
Scientific essentialism holds that: (1) each scientific kind is associated with the same set of properties in every possible world; and (2) every individual member of a scientific kind belongs to that kind in every possible world in which it exists. Recently, Ellis (Scientific essentialism, ;...
- THE MODERN PHILOSOPHICAL RESURRECTION OF TELEOLOGY.
Perlman, Mark // Monist; Jan2004, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p3
Focuses on the modern philosophical resurrection of teleology. Methods that are useful to develop taxonomy of teleological theories; Categories of philosophical theories of function; Modern philosophical movement to legitimize teleology.
- HOW TO BE A REALIST ABOUT SUI GENERIS TELEOLOGY YET FEEL AT HOME IN THE 21ST CENTURY.
Cameron, Richard // Monist; Jan2004, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p72
Focuses on the realist about Sui Generis teleology in the 21st century. Importance of orthodoxy to the philosophical studies; Acceptance of the thesis for biological teleology; Inclusion of the orthodox view and shortcomings.
- FUNCTIONS, FUNCTION CONCEPTS, AND SCALES.
Johansson, Ingvar // Monist; Jan2004, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p96
Focuses on the modern philosophy of functions. Concept of the philosophy; Inclusion of the main claims; Composition of the modern philosophy functions.
- Arrangement in Living Creatures.
Windle, Bertram C. // America; 4/7/1917, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p615
The article reflects on how the perfect arrangement of cells and other components of the body of each living creature implies the presence of a great arranger or sustainer. It states that the Catholic philosophy contents itself with the explanation that the arrangement takes place by virtue of...
- Response to John Hare.
Coakley, Sarah // Studies in Christian Ethics; May2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p255
John Hare�s paper successfully exposes philosophical na�v�ties and reductive pretensions in the evolutionary research he surveys. But he fails to clarify how �God�, on a view such as Dominic Johnson�s, could not be seen merely as a dispensable projection of �primitive� societies,...
- LA DEFENSA ARISTOT�LICA DEL USO DE EXPLICACIONES TELEOL�GICAS EN F�SICA II 8.
Ross, Alberto // T�picos. Revista de Filosof�a; 2006, Issue 31, p127
This essay attempts to offer a reconstruction of Aristotle's arguments in favor of the use of teleological explanations in Physics II 8. In his exposition of the selected passages Ross makes some emphasis upon the dialogical character of discourse in order to make a modest contribution to the...
Barton, John // Journal of Theological Studies; Oct96, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p777
Reviews the book `Biblical Faith and Natural Theology. The Gifford Lectures for 1991.,' by James Barr.
- God Is Not Dead Yet.
Craig, William Lane // Christianity Today; Jul2008, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p22
The article discusses the popularity of the so-called New Atheism, which according to the author, lacks intellectual muscle. He analyzes some current arguments of natural theology including the cosmological argument, the teleological argument, and the moral argument. He stresses the importance...
- Book reviews and short notices.
Adam, A.K.M. // Catholic Biblical Quarterly; Jul94, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p578
Reviews the book `Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991 Delivered in the University of Edinburgh,' by James Barr.
- A Blast from the Past? The Boyle Lectures and Natural Theology.
McGrath, Alister // Science & Christian Belief; Apr2005, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p25
Comments on the first revived Boyle Lecture delivered by Professor John Haught at the church of St Mary-le-Bow in London, England in February 2004 which provided a reflective analysis of some of the difficulties that certain traditional approaches to natural theology encounter on account of the...
- Where is Natural Theology Today?
Polkinghorne, John // Science & Christian Belief; Oct2006, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p169
The article focuses on the existence of modern natural theology. Natural theology can be defined as the attempt to learn something of God from reflection on general experience rather than from specific revelatory events. The new natural theology is modest about its relationship to science as...
- Major book reviews.
Hiebert, Theodore // Interpretation: A Journal of Bible & Theology; Jul95, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p298
Reviews the book `Biblical Faith and Natural Theology,' by James Barr.
- Natural Theology.
Lang, Andrew // Ballads in Blue China; 1/1/1911, p34
Presents the poem "Natural Theology," by Andrew Lang. First Line: "Once CAGN was like a father, kind and good, Last Line: A pang, a sacred memory of prayer.
- Book reviews.
Harrington, Daniel J. // America; 3/12/1994, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p18
Reviews the book `Biblical Faith and Natural Theology,' by James Barr.
- A new theology of celebration.
Collins, Francis S. // Science & Spirit; Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p66
The article focuses on the idea of formulating a new natural theology. According to the author, there is no doubt that the conflict between science and religion will continue to rail against each other. He suggests that they should find ways to bring together scientists who are open to spiritual...
- Book reviews.
Wright, John H. // Theological Studies; Dec93, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p754
Reviews the book `Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991,' by James Barr.
- Natural Theology.
Logan, William // Notre Dame Review; Winter/Spring2012, Issue 33, p53
The poem "Natural Theology," by William Logan is presented. First Line: The crow spoke in complete sentences, Last Line: That was the revelation.
- Natural theology and biblical tradition: The case of...
Collins, John J. // Catholic Biblical Quarterly; Jan1998, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p1
Provides information on natural theology. Origin of natural theology; Greek philosophy in the idea of wisdom; Polemic against idolatry.
- Dinosaurs and Adam, but no Steve.
Blothcher, Jay // Advocate; 3/1/2005, Issue 933, p20
The paper focuses on the Museum of Creation that will open in northern Kentuck in 2005. At the Museum of Creation visitors will not only see how Adam and Eve coexisted with dinosaurs, they will learn about traditional marriage and that homosexuality is wrong. The $25 million museum's walk...
- Theology and America's Liberal Democracy.
Lawler, Peter Augustine // Modern Age; Spring1987, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p138
Discusses the concept of natural theology inherent in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the U.S. Background of the natural theology of the Declaration as an account of the relationships between man, God and the universe; Discussion of the experience of human dignity...
- natural theology (13th century) Natural Sciences/Theology.
Lawler, Peter Augustine // Dictionary of Theories; 2002, p364
Definition of the term "natural theology" is presented. The term refers to the orderliness of nature as seen as evidence of a divine architect. Natural theology has been derived from combining Platonic and Aristotelian philosophy with Christianity, and asserts that reason coupled with faith can...
- John Macquarrie's Natural Theology: The Grace of Being.
Timonin, Ivan // Anglican Theological Review; Winter2005, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p157
Reviews the book "John Macquarrie's Natural Theology: The Grace of Being," by Georgina Morley.
- Book Reviews.
SWINBURNE, RICHARD // Mind; Jul1991, Vol. 100 Issue 399, p406
The article reviews the book "Modern Biology and Natural Theology," by Alan Olding.
- The Open Secret: A New Vision for Natural Theology.
Morton, Timothy // Religion & Literature; Spring2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p145
Reviews the book "The Open Secret: A New Vision for Natural Theology," by Alister E. McGrath.
- Toward a Post-Secular, Post-Conciliar Thomistic Philosophy: Wisdom in the Face of Modernity and the Challenge of Contemporary Natural Theology.
White, Thomas Joseph // Nova et Vetera (English Edition); Spring2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p521
The article reviews the book "Wisdom in the Face of Modernity: A Study in Thomistic Natural Theology," by Thomas Joseph White.