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Theodynamics NeoChristian Perspectives for the Modern World
978-0-8191-9363-6 • Hardback
January 1994 • $100.00 • (£59.95)
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Pages: 452
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 3/4
By John A. Creager
Philosophy | General
University Press of America
This book proposes a neoChristian theology and philosophy of religion called, "theodynamics." The presentation is in two parts. Part I presents background information relevant to the focus and contents of theodynamics. Part II presents the essence of theodynamics with comments, elaborations, and suggestions for its practical implications.
Contents: PART I: Background for Theodynamics; Toward a Modern Theology; The Nature of Religion in Human Experience; Some Epistemic Background for Theodynamics; Physical Science and the Ontological Realm; A Biological View of Humanity; Time, History, and Geography; PART II: Elementary Theodynamics; God and the Universe, God and Humanity; The Elaboration of Theodynamics as Doctrine; Theodynamics of Value and Value Judgement; The Problem of Obedience; Free Will and Natural Law; The Elaboration of Theodynamics as Religious Life; Theodynamics and the Future; Index.
John A. Creager is retired from the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Council on Education.