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Anglo‐American Post‐modernity and the End of Theology— Science Dialogue?

Nancey Murphy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science

April 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion and Science; Philosophy of Religion; Christianity. 7879 words.

This article describes emerging patterns in Anglo-American philosophy that represent radical breaks from the thought patterns of Enlightened modernity, and spells out consequences of these...

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Atheism and Darwinism

David P. Barash.

in The Oxford Handbook of Atheism

November 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Alternative Belief Systems; Religion and Science; Philosophy of Religion. 8511 words.

Although evolution by natural selection does not necessarily disprove the existence of God (thus, it does not ‘prove’ the validity of atheism), it negates two of the more potent...

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Contributions from Philosophical Theology and Metaphysics

Joseph A. Bracken, SJ.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science

April 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion and Science; Philosophy of Religion. 6881 words.

While Pierre Teilhard de Chardin may have been overly optimistic in his estimate of how soon the synthesis of religion and science might take place, his deep faith in the achievability of...

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Contributions from Systematic Theology

Wolfhart Pannenberg.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science

April 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion and Science; Philosophy of Religion. 6511 words.

This article discusses important issues for a Christian doctrine of creation that is concerned with its relationship to natural science. The issues deal with the core presuppositions that...

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Contributions from the Philosophy of Science

Robin Collins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science

April 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion and Science; Philosophy of Religion. 7835 words.

This article provides an alternative to reductionism, and briefly indicates its potential for providing a powerful ontological, epistemological, and methodological framework for the science...

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Cosmology and Eschatology

Robert John Russell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology

December 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Christianity; Religion and Science. 8209 words.

In traditional Christianity, eschatology was treated quite literally, limited to the topic of last things (general resurrection, last judgment, heaven and hell, the end of the world, etc.)...

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Cosmology and Eschatology

Robert John Russell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology

December 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Christianity; Religion and Science. 8209 words.

In traditional Christianity, eschatology was treated quite literally, limited to the topic of last things (general resurrection, last judgment, heaven and hell, the end of the world, etc.)...

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Divine Action and Evolution

Robin Collins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology

March 2011; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religion and Science; Christianity; Religious Studies. 10140 words.

This article addresses the question of what God's ultimate purposes might be for creating the world, focusing particularly on what His purpose might have been in creating the world via a...

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Environmental Millennialism

Robin Globus and Bron Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religion and Science; Religious Studies. 8584 words.

This article offers a description of the phenomenon of environmental millennialism. Environmentalism synthesises hard science and religion to formulate millennial themes. Although relevant...

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Ground‐ of‐Being Theologies

Wesley J. Wildman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science

April 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion and Science; Philosophy of Religion. 10265 words.

This article deals with a complex family of theological viewpoints, collected under the name ‘ground-of-being’ theologies. It discusses their relationship to various forms of theism, their...

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