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God and Realism (Ashgate Philosophy of Religion Series)

by Peter Byrne

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Published by Ashgate Pub Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Western philosophy,
  • Religion,
  • Theology,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9327652M
    ISBN 100754614611
    ISBN 109780754614616

    Author: Andrew Moore Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF View: Get Books This book is a discussion of a conception of realism in which God's independent reality is shown through Christ. Peter Byrne’s study of God and realism offers a critical survey of issues surrounding the realist interpretation of theism and theology. Byrne presents a general argument for interpreting the intent of talk about God in a realist fashion and argues that judging the intent of theistic discourse should be the primary object of concern in the philosophy of religion. He considers a number of.

    A foundational book that I probably should have read years ago. It's dated, but still very helpful for working through your understanding of the Kingdom of God. It's also very encouraging as Ladd continually and powerfully reminds us of how God has acted in history through Jesus to save us and will one day finish what He's begun/5(15). This book spells out its meaning, the role it plays in Hume's work, and examines how, if at all, what sounds ‘projective’ in Hume can be reconciled with what sounds ‘realist’. In addition to offering some original readings of Hume's central ideas on God and the Self among other things, this book offers a detailed examination of the.

      Readers interested in the argument for God from logic will want to check out a forthcoming book: Beyond the Control of God? Six Views on the Problem of God and Abstract Objects, edited by Paul Gould, Bloomsbury Academic, From the publisher’s website: The question of God’s relationship to abstract objects touches on a number of perennial concerns related to the nature of God. The question of realism (that is, whether God exists independently of human beings) is central to contemporary theology and church life. It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion. This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith. It uses the resources Price: $


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God and Realism (Ashgate Philosophy of Religion Series) by Peter Byrne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Peter Byrne’s study of God and realism offers a critical survey of issues surrounding the realist interpretation of theism and theology. Byrne presents a general argument for interpreting the intent of talk about God in a realist fashion and argues that judging the intent of theistic discourse should be the primary object of concern in the philosophy of by: 6.

Book Description. Peter Byrne’s study of God and realism offers a critical survey of issues surrounding the realist interpretation of theism and theology. Byrne presents a general argument for interpreting the intent of talk about God in a realist fashion and argues that judging the intent of theistic discourse should be the primary object of.

The book concludes with a discussion of whether theology as a discursive, academic discipline can be interpreted realistically. Offering a comprehensive survey of the topic and of the leading literature in the field, this book presents key arguments for exploring issues brought to bear upon the realism Cited by: 6.

Get this from a library. God and realism. [Peter Byrne] -- "Offering a comprehensive survey of the topic and of the leading literature in the field, this book presents key arguments for exploring issues brought to bear upon the realism debate. Students and.

The question of realism - that is, whether God exists independently of human beings - is central to much contemporary theology and church life.

It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion. This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith in a thorough and systematic way and uses the resources of both philosophy and theology to argue for a Christocentric. Buy God and Realism By Peter Byrne, in Very Good condition.

Our cheap used books come with free delivery in Australia. ISBN: ISBN Pages: The question of realism (that is, whether God exists independently of human beings) is central to contemporary theology and church life.

It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion. This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith. ‘minimal theistic realism’. He thinks that the debate about realism in the philoso-phy of religion has, until now, been misconceived and in this book he aims to put the debate in order.

First of all, he contends, instead of focussing our attention on metaphysical questions about what if. Christian Realism is Christian in the sense that it takes the biblical portrait of man, society, and the world as normative.

This is a story about a God who creates, redeems, and will ultimately renew all of creation, including his children. God is the primary actor in this story, not mankind. ‘Christian Realism’ is the name that has been given to that way of thinking.

It is a term closely associated with Reinhold Niebuhr, when it is not exclusively identified with his thought. It is, however, important to remember that the theological movement originated before Niebuhr took it up as his own. "Peter Byrne's study of God and realism offers a critical survey of issues surrounding the realist interpretation of theism and theology.

Byrne presents a general argument for interpreting the intent of talk about God in a realist fashion and argues that judging the intent of theistic discourse should be the primary object of concern in the philosophy of religion.

[ August 9, ] Pope Francis: Even in times of darkness, God is there News Briefs A magisterial book on the perennial struggle between realism and voluntarism.

Andrew Moore: Realism and Christian Faith in Outline God’s reality, and this commitment is very different from and much ˝rmer than the hypothetical commitment to (presently) unobservable realities made by sci-entists.

Moreover, it means that the concept of realism can function regulatively. This book draws together a distinguished group of philosophers and theologians to present new thinking on realism and religion. The religious realism/antirealism debate concerns the questions of God’s independence from human beings, the nature of.

Robert Cathey tours the 'house of realism' as constructed by postliberal Christians (David Burrell, William Placher, Bruce Marshall), in conversation with living communities of faith and critical work in philosophy and theology, and develops a distinctive argument about the relation of realism and non-realism in constructing the doctrine of God.

A recent book on C. Lewis, J. Tolkien, and their fellow “Inklings” described these writers as “guilty of the heresy of the happy ending.”. Is the Kingdom of God Realism by E. Stanley Jones and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Divided into three parts―realism and truth, realism in pragmatism, and realism in religion and metaphysics―each part provides the occasion for the next.” ― Religious Studies Review “ Neville demonstrates great breadth of knowledge about both philosophy and theology in this work, and he develops his ideas in a creative and Author: Robert Cummings Neville.

The target of my work on divine aseity is not realism but Platonism. I reject the view that things like numbers, propositions, properties, and possible worlds are abstract objects existing independently of God because such a view is incompatible with God’s status as the sole ultimate reality.

Robert Cathey tours the "house of realism" as constructed by postliberal Christians (David Burrell, William Placher, Bruce Marshall), in conversation with living communities of faith and critical work in philosophy and theology, and develops a distinctive argument about the relation of realism and non-realism in constructing the doctrine of God.

The question of realism - that is, whether God exists independently of human beings - is central to much contemporary theology and church life. It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion.

This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith in a thorough and systematic way and uses the resources of both philosophy and theology to argue for a Christocentric. Share 9 Enchanting Books for Readers of Magical Realism.

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She grew up having NANCY DREW. In a context where we think that praise means handclapping, smiles, and a focus on the positive, we perhaps need to be reminded that the title of the book of Psalms, the book that contains all the realism of life from pain to delight, from hurt to joy, from the depths of despair to the heights of hope, all of them are titled in Hebrew tehillim.