Nature's Grace

Essays on H.N. Wieman's Finite Theism
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ISBN-13:
9780820427072
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.08.1995
Seiten:
160
Autor:
Marvin C. Shaw
Gewicht:
250 g
Format:
228x151x12 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Henry Nelson Wieman (1884-1975) was the leading member of the group of religious naturalists associated with the University of Chicago. Beginning in the Twenties, members of this group worked out the religious implications of a wholly naturalistic view of reality. With striking originality, Wieman transformed the influence of John Dewey and Alfred North Whitehead into his «naturalistic theism,» the vision of the divine as an immanent and finite creativity at work within the evolving universe. These critical essays reveal the problems in Wieman's quest for a naturalistic interpretation of the reality of God.