Explanation from Physics to Theology: An Essay in Rationality and Religion

Hardcover | September 10, 1989

byPhilip Clayton

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"A valuable exposition of the thesis that the explanatory work of theology possesses formal similarities with that of the physical sciences, the social sciences, and philosophy. Clayton exhibits an impressive command of a broad area of scholarship, and his reflections are balanced and carefully argued." -- Michael J. Buckley, S.J., Jesuit Theological Seminary

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In this book Philip Clayton defends the rationality of religious explanations by exploring the parallels between explanatory effects in the sciences and the explanations offered by religious believers, students of religion, and theologians.

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"A valuable exposition of the thesis that the explanatory work of theology possesses formal similarities with that of the physical sciences, the social sciences, and philosophy. Clayton exhibits an impressive command of a broad area of scholarship, and his reflections are balanced and carefully argued." -- Michael J. Buckley, S.J., Jes...

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In this book Philip Clayton defends the rationality of religious explanations by exploring the parallels between explanatory effects in the sciences and the explanations offered by religious believers, students of religion, and theologians.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:September 10, 1989Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300043538

ISBN - 13:9780300043532

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In this book Philip Clayton defends the rationality of religious explanations by exploring the parallels between explanatory effects in the sciences and the explanations offered by religious believers, students of religion, and theologians.