The Gift Of Being: A Theology Of Creation by Zachary HayesThe Gift Of Being: A Theology Of Creation by Zachary Hayes

The Gift Of Being: A Theology Of Creation

byZachary Hayes

Paperback | January 1, 2001

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In view of the critical environmental problems confronting the modern world, reflection on the nature and meaning of the world and on humanity's place in it becomes increasingly important. While Christian theology has done this for centuries, the present situation calls for a serious rethinking of many issues in the light of contemporary physics, biology, and cultural history. The Gift of Being presents insights of the sciences in a way that is helpful for Christians today.

In The Gift of Being, Hayes focuses on traditional questions of creation, but also comments on where science is with creation, anthropology, and destiny. He begins by discussing the relation between faith and reason, and hence between theology and science, from a historical perspective, moving to the most current statements of modern Popes. He follows with a summary statement of the possible retrieval of the biblical religious insights that can be distinguished from the physical worldview that stands behind much of the biblical material.

Title:The Gift Of Being: A Theology Of CreationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 8.95 × 5.98 × 0.36 inPublished:January 1, 2001Publisher:Michael Glazier BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0814659411

ISBN - 13:9780814659410

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