John Oman and his Doctrine of God by Stephen BevansJohn Oman and his Doctrine of God by Stephen Bevans

John Oman and his Doctrine of God

byStephen Bevans

Paperback | November 5, 2007

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The Scottish theologian John Oman (1860-1939) conceived of God in terms of a personal reality who calls forth--rather than inhibits--freedom, creativity, and responsibility. Although he never wrote a book on God as such, all Oman's thought is based on this conception of God's radically personal nature and gracious--though often challenging--dealing with humanity. This book systematizes the thoughts on God that are scattered throughout Oman's writings, and places Oman in his historical and cultural context of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Title:John Oman and his Doctrine of GodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.43 inPublished:November 5, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521044073

ISBN - 13:9780521044073

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. A harmonizer of opposites; 2. A theologian between two centuries; 3. An experiential method; 4. A personal God; 5. A God of omnipotent love; 6. The God of Jesus Christ; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.