Religion and Creation: Religion & Creation by Keith WardReligion and Creation: Religion & Creation by Keith Ward

Religion and Creation: Religion & Creation

byKeith Ward

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This book is the second part of a major project of comparative theology begun with Religion and Revelation (Clarendon Press, 1994), which looks at major concepts of faith in all four of the main scriptural religions of the world. In Religion and Creation, the author explores the idea of acreator God in the work of twentieth century writers from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Christianity. He develops a positive concept of God which stresses God's dynamic and responsive relation to the temporal structure of the universe, and the importance of that structure to the self-expression ofthe divine being. Professor Ward goes on to present a Trinitarian doctrine of creation, drawing inspiration from a wider set of theistic traditions and recent discussions in physics in the realm of cosmology.

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Keith Ward is at University of Oxford.
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Title:Religion and Creation: Religion & CreationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:358 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.83 inPublished:September 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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This book is the second part of a major project in comparative theology begun with 'Religion and Revelation', which looks at major concepts of faith in some main scriptural religions of the world. In 'Religion and Creation', the author explores the idea of a creator God in the work of twentieth-century writers from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Christianity. He develops a positive concept of God which stresses God's dynamic and responsive relation to the temporal structure of the universe, and the importance of that structure to the self-expression of the divine being. Professor Wars goes on to present a Trinitarian doctrine of creation, drawing inspiration from a wider set of theistic traditions and recent discussions in physics in the realm of cosmology.

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`he deals delightfully with some of the needless confusions that abound in the writings of Tillich and McFague ... It is difficult to review books that one finds completely convincing. In my judgement on all the central questions, Ward is entirely right.'Ian Markham, Liverpool Hope University College, Religious Studies, Vol. 33 1997